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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.

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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.

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    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. Published: 04/12/23
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    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. Published: 09/30/21
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    Tick Smart Almost two dozen ticks species live in Georgia; you don't want to know any of them Published: 08/29/18