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4-H members enjoyed a trip to UGA's Stripling Irrigation Research Park for 4-H20 camp on Wednesday, June 6. CAES News
Annual 4-H camp educates children about the importance of water conservation in agriculture
4-H20 camp, sponsored by the University of Georgia, educates south Georgia 4-H’ers about the importance of water conservation in agriculture.
Newly named University of Georgia turfgrass researcher David Jespersen was among the UGA experts who presented their research findings at the Turfgrass Research Field Day on Thursday, Aug. 4. Jespersen is shown sharing the results of a UGA research project that evaluated the drought tolerance of four turfgrass species. CAES News
Turfgrass Research Field Day set for Aug. 9 in Griffin, Georgia
The University of Georgia Turfgrass Research Field Day is set for Thursday, Aug. 9, on the UGA Griffin campus. The event will include updates on the latest research about the diseases, insects and weeds that affect Georgia turfgrasses.
Kisha Faulk tries her first roasted oyster while her coworker Barbara Worley looks on. The two women were among the participants in a recent Ocean to Table workshop designed to increase consumers' and UGA Extension agents' knowledge and awareness of Georgia seafood. CAES News
Hands-on course prepares UGA Extension agents to share health benefits of Georgia seafood
The brainchild of Chatham County Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Jackie Ogden, the Ocean to Table workshop series is designed to increase consumers’ and UGA Extension agents’ knowledge and awareness of Georgia seafood.
Ideally, grass clippings should be recycled into the grass. If a large amount of clippings remain, bagging is the best option. CAES News
After weeks of rain, lawns can finally be mowed
After weeks of rainfall, lawns grew and now mowing may leave a significant volume of clippings behind. If there's too much to rake into the canopy, the clippings should be removed. 
Carpenter bee damage CAES News
Flying cordless drills have returned
Carpenter bees may be fun for growing boys, but homeowners fail to see the humor in them. They just want to get rid of them.
A food product entrepreneur serves up samples at a local grocery store. 
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension is partnering with Fort Valley State University to host a small business workshop on June 19. CAES News
UGA Extension, Fort Valley State University to host small business workshop
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension and Fort Valley State University (FVSU) will host the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Small Business Innovation Research Workshop on Tuesday, June 19, from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. at FVSU in Fort Valley, Georgia.
Graduate students from the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences tour a research farm at Purdue University during a past Crop Protection Tour, a career exploration road trip organized by students. The students will hit the road again on July 10. CAES News
CAES graduate students hit the road this summer to explore careers
Starting July 10, University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) graduate students will hit the road to explore career opportunities available in the crop protection industry and the Cooperative Extension System.
If you experience a prolonged power outage, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension experts say keep the refrigerator and freezer doors closed as much as possible. A refrigerator will keep food at a safe, cold temperature for about four hours if the door remains closed. A full freezer will hold its temperature for about 48 hours. A half-full freezer will only maintain its temperature for about 24 hours if the door stays closed. CAES News
Summer storms and power outages can sink the safety of your freezer
All hands on deck! Stormy weather and hurricanes can blow through with little warning this time of year. Preparation before the storm hits can mean the difference between safe food and water and contaminated supplies that can make you sick.
A gift from the Pulliam family will create an endowed chair position in honor of Pulliam family patriarch H.M. (Morris) Pulliam. The family has deep roots at UGA. Left to right: Anna Kate Pulliam is a 2018 math education alumna of UGA. Amy Pulliam is working toward a master's degree in education with an anticipated graduation date of 2019. Dr. Michael Pulliam, who graduated with a zoology degree in 1961, and his wife, Elaine, elected to fund the endowed chair. Grace Pulliam, a current UGA student, majors in genetics and music and she plans to graduate in 2022. CAES News
Dr. and Mrs. Michael Pulliam and family honor patriarch through faculty chair position at UGA
To honor his legacy in agricultural education, Dr. Michael and Mrs. Elaine Pulliam and family have gifted $1 million to create the H.M. (Morris) Pulliam Chair Fund in the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

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