The state's animal industries contend with a variety of pests and diseases. Parasites and diseases like blackhead, coccidiosis and mastitis are only some of the challenges faced by producers in Georgia. UGA Extension offers publications and other resources to help Georgia farmers and ranchers prevent and cope with animal diseases and parasites.
On-Site and Telephone Consultation Available in many county offices for ag producers.
- Protect Yourself from Ticks (C 937) This publication discusses how to protect yourself and the areas around your home from ticks. It also includes information on common tick-borne diseases, such as Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Lyme …
- Georgia Pest Management Handbook — Commercial Edition (SB 28) The Georgia Pest Management Handbook gives current information on selection, application and safe use of pest control chemicals. The handbook has recommendations for pest control on farms, around home…
- Nitrate Toxicity (C 915) This publication summarizes the effect that high nitrates have on the animal, presents the conditions to expect in toxic concentrations of nitrates, and outlines strategies that could prevent or reduc…
- Georgia Pest Management Handbook — Home and Garden Edition (SB 48) The Georgia Pest Management Handbook gives current information on selection, application and safe use of pest control chemicals. The handbook has recommendations for pest control on farms, around home…
- Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders of Southeastern Beef Cattle (B 1503) In the Southeastern U.S., beef cattle producers focus on forage management and maximizing the grazing season. To that end, Southeastern cattle spend the vast majority of their lives either grazing or …
- Best Practices of Integrated Mosquito Management (C 1154) This circular provides a basic summary of the best management practices of integrated mosquito management. These practices begin with education and communication and progress through surveillance, sou…
UGA Beef Team Provides answers to questions about the disease from beef consumers.
Prevalent Viruses of Georgia Lists Georgia viruses by scientific and common name.
UGA Department of Animal and Dairy Science Learn more about the animal and dairy science department at the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
UGA Department of Entomology Learn more about the entomology department at the UGA College of Agricultural of Environmental Sciences.
Faculty Award Winner Kevin Vogel, an assistant professor in the Department of Entomology at the University of Georgia, has received a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program award from the National Science Foundation.
Asian Longhorned Tick First discovered in North America in 2017 on a sheep in New Jersey, the Asian longhorned tick has spread to 17 states.
Tick Smart Almost two dozen ticks species live in Georgia; you don't want to know any of them