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The FALL 2018 edition of PoultryTech is available online in PDF format.


The FY 2018 ATRP Annual Report is available online in PDF format.


ATRP is Pleased to Announce The Abit Massey Student Internship Program
The program honors Abit Massey, president emeritus of the Georgia Poultry Federation, who was instrumental in the program’s founding more than 40 years ago and remains a dedicated supporter to this day.


Fowl Language: AI Decodes the Nuances of Chicken “Speech” — How machine learning can translate chicken chatter and improve farming — Scientific America
People have been living with chickens for at least 6,000 years, and the global domesticated chicken population now exceeds 19 billion. But despite our lengthy shared history, few people have given serious consideration to the potential meaning of chicken vocalizations. Over the past five years, engineers and poultry scientists at The University of Georgia and Georgia Institute of Technology have been collaborating to help farmers like Mitchell make better use of the information latent in chicken chatter.


Researchers Look To Nanoparticles For Wastewater Treatment Solutions
Georgia Farm Monitor
For many producers, especially those in the poultry industry, treating wastewater is a long and expensive process. Researchers at Georgia Tech are looking at some high-tech options to help the situation, as the Monitor’s Damon Jones explains.


Robots Start to Grasp Food Processing
MIT Technology Review
Advances in robotics make it possible to automate tasks such as processing poultry and vegetables.


Squawk Talk: Researchers Try to Decipher Chicken Speech
Wall Street Journal
Wayne Daley, a Georgia Institute of Technology research engineer, is pecking away at a serious question for the poultry industry: how to digitally detect the cluck of an unhappy chicken.


Advanced Imaging Systems Injecting More Automation into Meat Processing
Food Processing Magazine
Processors and equipment manufacturers are shining a light on efficiencies and improvements in meat and poultry production, including ATRP principal research engineer Wayne Daley.


Future Of Agricultural Technology In Development At Georgia Tech
Georgia Farm Monitor
Farmers would love the ability to test crops for diseases right in the field, or remotely care for their chickens. The technology to allow that is actually being developed right now at the Georgia Tech Research Institute, and could be available in the not-to-distant future.


Food production tough to automate

Business Insurance Magazine


GTRI Researchers Help Local Equipment Manufacturer Develop Novel Poultry Yield Detection Management System


Intelligent Cutting 2.0: Rebuilding the Poultry Deboning Robot


Infrared photos reveal Yellowstone's dark side - Using high-res heat vision, a scientist and a photographer are shedding new light on Yellowstone.


Robots Can Perform Surgery, But Can They Debone a Chicken?

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Associate Division Chief and Principal Research Engineer, Wayne Daley was interviewed by Robert Siegel, host of NPR's All Things Considered.