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Sustainable agriculture experts at the University of Georgia are offering a two-day intensive workshop March 23 and 24 to help small growers make the most of the upcoming season and build their farms into strong, productive businesses. CAES News
Sustainable agriculture experts at the University of Georgia are offering a two-day intensive workshop March 23 and 24 to help small growers make the most of the upcoming season and build their farms into strong, productive businesses.
UGArden readying itself for its 10th year of growth and community
There is a lot more growing at UGArden — the University of Georgia’s student-run community farm — than just vegetables. Student involvement, community outreach and adoption of sustainable practices are all products of the work of students and staff at the garden. 
Stedman Graham addresses Georgia 4-H'ers at Fall Forum. CAES News
Stedman Graham addresses Georgia 4-H'ers at Fall Forum.
Georgia 4-H’ers Focus on Social Media and Identity at State Conference
More than 700 Georgia 4-H ninth through 12th grade youth members gathered for the annual State 4-H Fall Forum at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Georgia.
Jennifer Berry, an apiculture research professional and lab manager for the University of Georgia Honeybee Program, proudly displays her "Save the Honeybee" Georgia license plate. Thanks to the work of the Georgia Beekeepers Association Georgians can now buy the tag at the GBA website (gabeekeeping.com). CAES News
Jennifer Berry, an apiculture research professional and lab manager for the University of Georgia Honeybee Program, proudly displays her "Save the Honeybee" Georgia license plate. Thanks to the work of the Georgia Beekeepers Association Georgians can now buy the tag at the GBA website (gabeekeeping.com).
Georgia Beekeepers Association's efforts lead to 'Save the Honeybee' license plate
“Save the Honeybee” license plates are now available for Georgia drivers to purchase, thanks to the efforts of the Georgia Beekeepers Association (GBA).
The second-leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S., radon is an odorless, invisible, tasteless radioactive gas released by the natural decay of uranium in our soils and rocks. UGA Extension offers a low-cost service for those who need to test their home for radon. CAES News
The second-leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S., radon is an odorless, invisible, tasteless radioactive gas released by the natural decay of uranium in our soils and rocks. UGA Extension offers a low-cost service for those who need to test their home for radon.
National Radon Action Month should be marked on your calendar
Radon, an odorless, colorless, tasteless, radioactive gas, is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. and the leading cause of lung cancer among nonsmokers — and your home is far from immune to it.
The path to creating less waste is a slow and steady process. CAES News
The path to creating less waste is a slow and steady process.
Small changes can make a big difference when working to lessen your environmental footprint
The new year is a great time to pick up a few habits that will help build a greener future for the planet, but new habits can be hard to maintain.
Michael Toews, entomology professor and co-director of UGA's Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health, and his graduate student team of Apurba Barman (foreground), Lauren Perez (background, left) and Sarah Hobby inspect sorghum plants near Tifton for signs of invasive sugarcane aphids. CAES News
Michael Toews, entomology professor and co-director of UGA's Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health, and his graduate student team of Apurba Barman (foreground), Lauren Perez (background, left) and Sarah Hobby inspect sorghum plants near Tifton for signs of invasive sugarcane aphids.
UGA's Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health leads the state's efforts against invasive pests
Earlier this year, Chuck Bargeron learned how to catch a Burmese python.
UGA poultry science student Vince Hix cares for about 1,000 birds at his home in northeast Georgia. Hix is respected by exotic bird breeders around the world. CAES News
UGA poultry science student Vince Hix cares for about 1,000 birds at his home in northeast Georgia. Hix is respected by exotic bird breeders around the world.
UGA senior is for the birds
While some young men collect baseball cards or video games, University of Georgia senior Vince Hix has a slightly more exotic hobby. 
The UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ Ratcliffe Scholars Program allows students to engage in study abroad opportunities like the CAES Food Production, Culture and the Environment May session in Spain. CAES News
The UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ Ratcliffe Scholars Program allows students to engage in study abroad opportunities like the CAES Food Production, Culture and the Environment May session in Spain.
CAES students ready for experiential learning in 2020 with the help of the Ratcliffe Scholarship
While classrooms offer important skills and opportunities, not all lessons fit within four walls. Real-world experiences can be more valuable to a student's education than hours spent in lecture halls. 
Soil sample bags await processing at the University of Georgia Soil Testing Laboratory in Athens, Ga. CAES News
Soil sample bags await processing at the University of Georgia Soil Testing Laboratory in Athens, Ga.
Give a UGA Extension book and give the gift of knowledge
The gift of knowledge is one that any farmer or gardener can truly appreciate. Research is continually finding new and better ways to deal with the challenges farmers and gardeners face and University of Georgia Cooperative Extension publications document those recommendations.

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