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CSSA Fellow
Katrien M. Devos, a professor of crop and soil sciences and plant biology at the University of Georgia, has been named a Fellow of the Crop Science Society of America (CSSA).
A pair of beets plants are shown on the Lang Farm in Tifton, Ga. CAES News
A pair of beets plants are shown on the Lang Farm in Tifton, Ga.
Beets for biofuels
Beets are producing “sweet” results with researchers at the University of Georgia.
Participants view exhibits at the 2010 Southeast Bioenergy Conference at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center. CAES News
Participants view exhibits at the 2010 Southeast Bioenergy Conference at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center.
Alternative energy conference
From wood pellet and biodiesel production or mining landfills for methane to running county patrol cars and busses on everything from propane to peanut oil — Georgia has become a laboratory for testing new energy technologies.
The 2013 Ag to Port Ag Forecast will focus on Georgia's agricultural exports. CAES News
The 2013 Ag to Port Ag Forecast will focus on Georgia's agricultural exports.
Farm to port
As emerging international markets for Georgia agricultural products continue to grow, Georgia farmers need to be aware of the impacts the global marketplace can have on their bottom line. This year, in recognition of the growing importance of the global marketplace to Georgia farmers, Georgia Department of Economic Development Director of International Trade Kathe Falls will deliver the keynote talks at the 2013 Ag Forecast series. The Farm-to-Port Ag Forecast will be held in locations across the state Jan. 25 to Feb. 1.
Sorghum plant growing in the field. CAES News
Sorghum plant growing in the field.
Biofuels research grants
In the ongoing search for cleaner, renewable energy sources, biofuels derived from trees, shrubs and grasses have emerged as a strong candidate. But creating the next generation’s energy source is not as simple as growing a few crops; extensive research is required to ensure these plants produce enough biomass and fuel per acre to make biomass farming economically viable.
Steve Brown is the assistant dean for University of Georgia Cooperative Extension with the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. CAES News
Steve Brown is the assistant dean for University of Georgia Cooperative Extension with the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
Georgia's biofuel future
I still believe the biofuel era is coming to Georgia. Currently, the risks and uncertainties of anything new are holding things back, but once this train starts moving, it’s going to be a fast one.
UGA researcher Andy Paterson CAES News
UGA researcher Andy Paterson
Regents Professor
Andrew Paterson, a University of Georgia scientist considered a world leader in the mapping and sequencing of flowering-plant genomes, has been named a Regents Professor, effective July 1, 2012.
NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Kenny Wallace talks ethanol and alternative energy with Shi-Zong Li, deputy director of China's Tsinghua University Institute of New Energy Technology, at the 6th annual Southeast Bioenergy Conference Aug. 9 in Tifton, Ga. CAES News
NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Kenny Wallace talks ethanol and alternative energy with Shi-Zong Li, deputy director of China's Tsinghua University Institute of New Energy Technology, at the 6th annual Southeast Bioenergy Conference Aug. 9 in Tifton, Ga.
Bioenergy
Kenny Wallace says he “is a corn guy,” referring to the grain used to make ethanol, a fuel the NASCAR Nationwide Series driver is passionate about these days.
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SE Bioenergy Conference
“Energizing the Southeast” will be the theme of the 6th annual Southeast Bioenergy Conference Aug. 9-11, 2011 at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Ga.
Paterson receives award CAES News
Paterson receives award
Paterson honored
University of Georgia Distinguished Research Professor Andrew Paterson has been awarded the 2011 Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation Agriscience Award.