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From left, Rep. Houston Gaines (Georgia House District 117), CAES Alumni Association President Van McCall and Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame inductees Robert Lowery, Louie Boyd, Fred Greer, Abit Massey, Johnny Crawford, Wayne Hanna and Buddy Leger celebrate the dedication of the renovated hall of fame with CAES Dean and Director Sam Pardue. CAES News
From left, Rep. Houston Gaines (Georgia House District 117), CAES Alumni Association President Van McCall and Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame inductees Robert Lowery, Louie Boyd, Fred Greer, Abit Massey, Johnny Crawford, Wayne Hanna and Buddy Leger celebrate the dedication of the renovated hall of fame with CAES Dean and Director Sam Pardue.
Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame renovation celebrates legacy and future of agriculture
Since 1972, the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) Alumni Association has housed the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame. With Georgia being home to such visionaries as Martha Berry, D.W. Brooks and Glenn Burton, the hall of fame plays an important role in telling the story of 20th- and 21st-century agriculture in the U.S.
Poultry litter is a valuable by-product for farmers and is used as a soil amendment and fertilizer. But stored improperly, it can create barn fires like the one that destroyed this farmer's hay. CAES News
Poultry litter is a valuable by-product for farmers and is used as a soil amendment and fertilizer. But stored improperly, it can create barn fires like the one that destroyed this farmer's hay.
Poultry litter can cause fires if stored improperly
Barn fires have long been known as a potential hazard of storing hay, but a recent barn fire in Madison County, Georgia, revealed another hazard — poultry litter.
UGA Extension weed scientist Stanley Culpepper speaks about weed research during a field day. CAES News
UGA Extension weed scientist Stanley Culpepper speaks about weed research during a field day.
UGA faculty and staff recognized for excellence in public service
Eight University of Georgia faculty and staff were honored for exemplary service to the state during Monday’s 2019 Public Service and Outreach awards luncheon, which included awards for Entrepreneur of the Year and Donor Impact.
A year after the devastation of Hurricane Michael, Georgia's pecan farmers are preparing for this year's crop. Pictured are pecans on the ground following Hurricane Michael in Decatur County, Georgia. CAES News
A year after the devastation of Hurricane Michael, Georgia's pecan farmers are preparing for this year's crop. Pictured are pecans on the ground following Hurricane Michael in Decatur County, Georgia.
Georgia's pecan industry at crossroads
The pecan industry in the Southeast U.S. is at a crossroads, and the 2019 season could go a long way toward determining the financial future for many Georgia farmers, according to Lenny Wells, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist.
The Centennial Garden is currently under construction and is located behind the Tift Building in the middle of the UGA Tifton campus. CAES News
The Centennial Garden is currently under construction and is located behind the Tift Building in the middle of the UGA Tifton campus.
Centennial Garden celebrates UGA-Tifton's history
The addition of the Centennial Garden will celebrate the history of the University of Georgia Tifton campus while breathing new life into the heart of the campus, according to Joe West, assistant dean of the campus.
UGA plant pathologist Tim Brenneman received a Friends of Southern IPM award at the Georgia Association of Plant Pathologists annual meeting. CAES News
UGA plant pathologist Tim Brenneman received a Friends of Southern IPM award at the Georgia Association of Plant Pathologists annual meeting.
UGA's Dutta, Brenneman honored with IPM awards
Two University of Georgia plant pathologists in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences received the Friends of Southern Integrated Pest Management (IPM) awards at the Georgia Association of Plant Pathologists annual meeting in Savannah, Georgia on March 13.
Peanut Innovation Lab Assistant Director Jamie Rhoads demonstrates a small-scale sheller in Malawi in March 2019 while working with the Malawi Agricultural Diversification Activity. Photo by Dave Hoisington CAES News
Peanut Innovation Lab Assistant Director Jamie Rhoads demonstrates a small-scale sheller in Malawi in March 2019 while working with the Malawi Agricultural Diversification Activity. Photo by Dave Hoisington
Peanut Innovation Lab works to diversify crops in Malawi
The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Peanut at the University of Georgia partners with the U.S. Agency for International Development in Malawi to help farmers diversify their crops.
FABricate entrepreneurship competition judges, from left, Four Athens' Jim Flannery, CBH International's Caroline Hofland, and Farmview Market's Keith Kelly, congratulate CAES agribusiness master’s degree student Eileen Schaffer and psychology student Amy Wright, otherwise known as Herb Girls Athens, for their win with their healthy coffee supplement, Rally Coffee. CAES News
FABricate entrepreneurship competition judges, from left, Four Athens' Jim Flannery, CBH International's Caroline Hofland, and Farmview Market's Keith Kelly, congratulate CAES agribusiness master’s degree student Eileen Schaffer and psychology student Amy Wright, otherwise known as Herb Girls Athens, for their win with their healthy coffee supplement, Rally Coffee.
Herbal coffee supplement Rally Coffee takes top prize at UGA’s 2019 FABricate entrepreneurial competition
A two-woman team, Herb Girls Athens, won the $2,500 grand prize at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ FABricate entrepreneurs’ contest.
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences student Reaganne Coile has spent the 2019 session of the Georgia General Assembly working with the office of Sen. John Wilkinson and the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Consumer Affairs. CAES News
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences student Reaganne Coile has spent the 2019 session of the Georgia General Assembly working with the office of Sen. John Wilkinson and the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Consumer Affairs.
UGA student wraps up state legislative session working with Georgia Senate agriculture committee
From the future of industrial hemp to farmland protection, University of Georgia junior and Bogart, Georgia, native Reaganne Coile has had a front-row seat to the debates that shape the future of Georgia agriculture. 

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