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Seeds for cultivars like ‘Mr. Lovell’s Wintergreens’ that have been passed down for generations in the north Georgia mountains will now be stored in refrigeration at the UGA Mountain Research and Education Center. (photo contributed by UNG) CAES News
Seeds for cultivars like ‘Mr. Lovell’s Wintergreens’ that have been passed down for generations in the north Georgia mountains will now be stored in refrigeration at the UGA Mountain Research and Education Center. (photo contributed by UNG)
UGA Mountain Research and Education Center becomes a seed bank location
Gold may be rare in the north Georgia mountains, but now the region boasts a seed bank that might be worth just as much to Appalachian natives and local gardening enthusiasts.
Blast Off with Georgia 4-H Graphic 1 CAES News
Blast Off with Georgia 4-H Graphic 1
Georgia 4-H launches virtual series for the fall
As students return to school in a variety of formats, Georgia 4-H will be continuing virtual programs with the “Blast Off with Georgia 4-H” series into the fall. This will be a continuation of “Set Sail with Georgia 4-H,” a collection of online lessons offered around the state during the summer.
Preparing for the worst is the key to quicker disaster recovery. It's important for inland residents to plan for severe storms like Hurricane Michael, which caused extensive damage to southwest Georgia, pictured here in 2018. CAES News
Preparing for the worst is the key to quicker disaster recovery. It's important for inland residents to plan for severe storms like Hurricane Michael, which caused extensive damage to southwest Georgia, pictured here in 2018.
Prepare for a record-setting hurricane season
Between dealing with the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and early indications of an especially active hurricane season, University of Georgia experts urge citizens to prepare early and remain prepared for weather-related emergencies.
UGA alumnus and current fourth-year medical student Jake Goodman has been sharing stories about his path to medical school on social media after realizing that the challenges he's faced resonate with many students. He now has over 210,000 followers on TikTok. (contributed photo) CAES News
UGA alumnus and current fourth-year medical student Jake Goodman has been sharing stories about his path to medical school on social media after realizing that the challenges he's faced resonate with many students. He now has over 210,000 followers on TikTok. (contributed photo)
From microscope to stethoscope: UGA students pursue health careers through agricultural science programs
There’s one college at the University of Georgia from which you might not expect to hear students applying to medical school — the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
Georgia 4-H 2020 State Land Judging Contest CAES News
Georgia 4-H 2020 State Land Judging Contest
Georgia 4-H youth participate in state land judging competition
Soil health is a critical component of agriculture and the environment, and Georgia 4-H is committed to training the next generation to be good stewards of these natural resources.
Washing face coverings is an important part of preventing "maskne," or face acne caused by wearing masks. CAES News
Washing face coverings is an important part of preventing "maskne," or face acne caused by wearing masks.
Combat skin issues while wearing face coverings
Adding to the other little irritations caused by wearing masks — slippage, missed cues, muffled sound — masks can also cause skin irritation, so it’s important to know how to care for your mask as well as your skin.
National 4-H STEM Challenge 2020 CAES News
National 4-H STEM Challenge 2020
4-H STEM Challenge focuses on Mars exploration
The National 4‑H STEM Challenge, formerly known as 4‑H National Youth Science Day, is an annual initiative to inspire kids everywhere to take an interest in science, technology, engineering and math through hands-on learning.
Pecan scab fungus (Fusicladium effusum) is the most destructive disease of pecans in Georgia. CAES News
Pecan scab fungus (Fusicladium effusum) is the most destructive disease of pecans in Georgia.
UGA to begin new pecan variety trials in southeast Georgia
University of Georgia researchers will begin a series of trials this winter to help identify better management practices for pecan growers in Georgia.
Smith posing with a bird and a research sample. CAES News
Smith posing with a bird and a research sample.
New research reconciles wild bird conservation with farm food safety concerns
Following the onset of several major outbreaks of foodborne pathogens traced back to wildlife, buyers of farm-fresh produce began encouraging the removal of natural habitats and nesting areas on farms to discourage wildlife intrusion.

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