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Set Sail with Georgia 4-H virtual series CAES News
Set Sail with Georgia 4-H virtual series
Students encouraged to set sail this summer through virtual Georgia 4-H series
Cooking classes, scavenger hunts and science experiments are all popular summer camp activities that Georgia 4-H youth will still be able to do this year — just at a bit of a distance.
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.
Be vigilant to keep mosquitoes at bay this summer
It officially turned summer this past weekend and the weather forecast seems to agree, with thunderstorms and warm nights in our future. These conditions are pretty typical for summer in Georgia — and excellent for mosquito development.
UGA Associate Professor Alexa Lamm has earned the 2020 Borlaug CAST Communication Award from the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology. CAES News
UGA Associate Professor Alexa Lamm has earned the 2020 Borlaug CAST Communication Award from the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology.
UGA communication study yields effective propagation research targets for specialty plant crops
Even if they’re born of the most exemplary research, innovative indoor plant propagation technologies aren’t beneficial if they are too costly to use.
Wayne Parrott, a professor in the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, is one of the world's leading authorities on soybean genomics and enabling technologies for the improvement of crop plants. CAES News
Wayne Parrott, a professor in the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, is one of the world's leading authorities on soybean genomics and enabling technologies for the improvement of crop plants.
UGA plant breeder Wayne Parrott honored by American Seed Trade Association
Along with grant applications, administrative duties, publishing and hands-on research duties, scientists in agricultural research have the monumental job of disseminating vital information to stakeholders, policymakers and the general public.
bee on Lantana CAES News
bee on Lantana
Georgia 4-H celebrates National Pollinator Week
Georgia 4-H is celebrating National Pollinator Week virtually throughout the week of June 22-28, 2020. The celebration showcases facts, resources and activities and highlights youth who participate in Georgia 4-H pollinator programs.
Watermelons harvested on UGA Tifton campus. CAES News
Watermelons harvested on UGA Tifton campus.
Georgia vegetable growers should prepare now for harvesting
As we approach the harvest season for watermelon, bell pepper, tomato, yellow squash, zucchini, cucumber, sweet corn and other crops, Georgia vegetable growers can move ahead and prepare seasonal workers to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 during harvest time.
Caroline Lewallen, a 2011 agricultural education graduate, is co-owner of a pasture-raised beef cattle farm in Clarkesville, Georgia. (contributed) CAES News
Caroline Lewallen, a 2011 agricultural education graduate, is co-owner of a pasture-raised beef cattle farm in Clarkesville, Georgia. (contributed)
Caroline Lewallen takes the helm as president of the CAES Alumni Association
Caroline Lewallen, a 2011 agricultural education graduate, has been elected to serve as president of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Alumni Association for the 2020-21 term beginning July 1.
Fulton County Extension staff and volunteers prepare to distribute produce bags through curbside pickup at a Fulton Fresh mobile market stop in Atlanta. (Photo by Molly Woo) CAES News
Fulton County Extension staff and volunteers prepare to distribute produce bags through curbside pickup at a Fulton Fresh mobile market stop in Atlanta. (Photo by Molly Woo)
Extension’s mobile farmers markets rolling again in metro Atlanta
Mobile farmers markets are rolling again in metro Atlanta. Throughout the summer, Fulton Fresh and Fresh on DeK will continue serving fresh produce and delivering nutrition education to communities through curbside pickups and digital content.
dairy cow CAES News
dairy cow
Georgia 4-H hosts virtual 2020 State Dairy Quiz Bowl
More than 25 youth participated in the 2020 Georgia 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl on June 5, 2020, offered virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The contest is supported by The Georgia Dairy Youth Foundation and Milk Check-Off.

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