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Field days like this one “serve as a direct conduit between growers, agents and scientists,” says Mark McCann, assistant dean for UGA Cooperative Extension. Field days also allow UGA specialists to share their research and farmers to gain knowledge, all with the benefit of improving Georgia agriculture. CAES News
Field days like this one “serve as a direct conduit between growers, agents and scientists,” says Mark McCann, assistant dean for UGA Cooperative Extension. Field days also allow UGA specialists to share their research and farmers to gain knowledge, all with the benefit of improving Georgia agriculture.
Midville field day set for August 14
The University of Georgia Southeast Georgia Research and Education Center (SREC) in Midville, Georgia, will host its annual field day on Wednesday, Aug. 14.
More than 60 students gained research experience during the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Young Scholars Program. CAES News
More than 60 students gained research experience during the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Young Scholars Program.
UGA CAES trains young scientists through 2019 Young Scholars summer research program
From using drones to study the health of golf course turf to helping pinpoint disease resistance in wheat DNA, one group of student scientists at the University of Georgia used their summer break to prove that you don’t have to be an adult to produce serious science.
Georgia students at the annual banquet honoring 4-H'ers. CAES News
Georgia students at the annual banquet honoring 4-H'ers.
Georgia 4-H honors statewide youth winners in Atlanta
For 76 years, high school-aged Georgia 4-H’ers from across the state have gathered in the state capitol for state competition and recognition events. This year, the Georgia 4-H State Congress will be held July 23-26, at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia in Atlanta, Georgia.
July is Smart Irrigation Month. It's a good time to check home irrigation systems and develop more efficient irrigation habits. CAES News
July is Smart Irrigation Month. It's a good time to check home irrigation systems and develop more efficient irrigation habits.
Celebrate Smart Irrigation Month in the home landscape
Landscape irrigation can be tricky, especially in the summer. During the month of July — Smart Irrigation Month — University of Georgia experts have advice on how to use irrigation as efficiently as possible.
UGA weed scientist Stanley Culpepper speaks during the Sunbelt Field Day in 2015. He is among the scheduled presenters during this year's field day on July 25, 2019. CAES News
UGA weed scientist Stanley Culpepper speaks during the Sunbelt Field Day in 2015. He is among the scheduled presenters during this year's field day on July 25, 2019.
Annual field day to feature UGA research
Georgia farmers can learn about agricultural research while interacting with University of Georgia scientists during the annual Sunbelt Field Day in Moultrie, Georgia, on Thursday, July 25.
A student at New Mountain Hill Elementary School in Harris County practices counting pollinators in advance of the Great Georgia Pollinator Census, August 23-24. Georgians who want to join the count should sign up at the ggapc.org. CAES News
A student at New Mountain Hill Elementary School in Harris County practices counting pollinators in advance of the Great Georgia Pollinator Census, August 23-24. Georgians who want to join the count should sign up at the ggapc.org.
Great Georgia Pollinator Census needs more counters
This August, more than 900 Georgians will make history by participating in the first citizen-powered census of pollinators in the United States.
Kylie Jordan, a sixth-grader from Morrow, Georgia, won first place in Georgia's Radon Poster Contest for her poster of a sci-fi-inspired radon cloud hovering over a neighborhood. CAES News
Kylie Jordan, a sixth-grader from Morrow, Georgia, won first place in Georgia's Radon Poster Contest for her poster of a sci-fi-inspired radon cloud hovering over a neighborhood.
UGA Extension announces student radon poster contest
Radon, an odorless, colorless and tasteless gas, is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S., but it can be detected and mitigated with the help of local University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service offices across the state.  
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension viticulture specialist goes over the basics of starting a muscadine vineyard at a muscadine workshop in Athens on July 9, 2019. CAES News
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension viticulture specialist goes over the basics of starting a muscadine vineyard at a muscadine workshop in Athens on July 9, 2019.
Muscadine growers urge people not to dismiss Georgia’s native grapes 
Many people dream of retiring from their day jobs and buying a wine vineyard. But those rolling hills and endless bottles of wine don’t come easy — cultivating European, or vinifera, wine grapes is hard work.  
Members of the 2018-2019 class of the University of Georgia's UGA Extension Academy for Professional Excellence work on a group project during one of the leadership institutes in 2018. CAES News
Members of the 2018-2019 class of the University of Georgia's UGA Extension Academy for Professional Excellence work on a group project during one of the leadership institutes in 2018.
UGA Cooperative Extension announces members of 2019-2020 Extension Academy
As students head back to school this autumn, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agents and specialists will be heading back to class as well. Seventeen agents and specialists have been selected for the 2019-2020 UGA Extension Academy for Professional Excellence, an internal leadership development program.

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