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Gopinath “Gopi” Munisamy, a UGA professor of agricultural and applied economics, was recently named Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Marketing in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. CAES News
Gopinath “Gopi” Munisamy, a UGA professor of agricultural and applied economics, was recently named Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Marketing in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
Gopinath Munisamy named Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Marketing
Gopinath “Gopi” Munisamy, a University of Georgia professor of agricultural and applied economics, was recently named the Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Marketing in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Spanning more than 35 years in academia and government, his work includes topics in agricultural policy, trade and economic development.
UGA Professor Samuel Aggrey has earned the Richard B. Russell Professorship in Agriculture. CAES News
UGA Professor Samuel Aggrey has earned the Richard B. Russell Professorship in Agriculture.
Samuel Aggrey named Richard B. Russell Professor in Agriculture
University of Georgia Professor Samuel Aggrey has earned the Richard B. Russell Professorship in Agriculture.
Abnormally dry conditions this summer have kept Georgia's mosquito populations mercifully low, but that's no reason for Georgians to let down their guard, especially this season. CAES News
Abnormally dry conditions this summer have kept Georgia's mosquito populations mercifully low, but that's no reason for Georgians to let down their guard, especially this season.
UGA entomologist urges mosquito control at home while social distancing
There has never been a better time to focus on mosquito prevention around our homes and yards than while being at home right now. Using some of our free time now will go a long way to having a more enjoyable summer.
Georgia 4-H youth and agent on a computer. CAES News
Georgia 4-H youth and agent on a computer.
Georgia 4-H hosts virtual series to connect youth with science experts
Georgia 4-H Science and Environmental Education Programs are empowering youth to learn, discover and create by offering a collection of virtual learning sessions, connecting youth with specialists and experts in a variety of scientific fields. The “Zoom into Science” series will include an assortment of hour-long sessions and allow participants to learn from experts as well as to be exposed to a variety of science-related careers.
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UGA Extension family life expert shares tips on surviving a sheltered-in-place life
With the COVID-19 pandemic causing shelter-in-place orders across Georgia, families are spending more time together than ever. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension family life specialist Ted Futris offers advice on how to manage more togetherness.
Label your food prior to freezing and include the date it was packaged. CAES News
Label your food prior to freezing and include the date it was packaged.
Extend availability of fresh fruits and vegetables by freezing
Freezing is one of the easiest and most convenient ways to extend the shelf life of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Poultry farmers need their chickens to be efficient at turning feed into muscle. UGA researchers are studying the genetics of why some chickens make muscle while others make fat. Their findings could have implications for human health as well. CAES News
Poultry farmers need their chickens to be efficient at turning feed into muscle. UGA researchers are studying the genetics of why some chickens make muscle while others make fat. Their findings could have implications for human health as well.
COVID-19 continues food chain disruption, causing closure of several meat and poultry processors
While many were watching the price of poultry, workers in processing plants began testing positive for COVID-19, causing temporary shutdowns at more than 30 meat processing facilities across the nation, according to MEAT+POULTRY’s website, which has been mapping the cases. Together, that caused a complex problem for the poultry industry and for consumers.
Emma Wilson sewing masks CAES News
Emma Wilson sewing masks
Georgia 4-H'er uses Project Achievement skills to sew masks for children
With the current shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), such as masks, children visiting the hospital for emergency needs do not have proper protection from COVID-19. Emma Wilson, a 10-year-old from Hancock County, is using her 4-H Project Achievement skills to help by sewing masks specifically for children.
Native wildflowers grow in field margins. CAES News
Native wildflowers grow in field margins.
UGA entomologist's advice to increase on-farm biodiversity
The future of food and farms is largely dependent on the collective effort of us all to support more sustainable practices in agriculture — it’s not enough to just be profitable. Agricultural lands have the potential to be some of the most biodiverse landscapes in our increasingly urbanized world.   

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