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University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences alumnus Matt Coley was named to the UGA Alumni Association's 40 Under 40 Class of 2018. CAES News
40 Under 40
Leading agricultural businessman Matt Coley and Georgia Sen. Tyler Harper embody the Ag Dawg spirit, commitment and determination. The University of Georgia Alumni Association recognized both men as leaders Monday when it named them to its 40 Under 40 Class of 2018.
Students can study at the UGA Tifton campus in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. CAES News
Double Dawgs
The University of Georgia’s Double Dawgs program is a significant recruiting tool for the university’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES), according to Breanna Coursey, CAES director of student and employer engagement.
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Hospitality Degree
The Board of Regents has approved the University of Georgia to offer a new degree program that will fuel the workforce of the state’s growing hospitality industry. 
Chef Dan Barber and Row 7 Seeds employee Charlotte Douglas tour the greenhouses at Whippoorwill Farms in Winterville, Georgia while Barber was in Athens to speak at the University of Georgia Tuesday, April 10. CAES News
Seed-to-Plate
In just under two decades, the local food movement has changed the way many people think about their food. Now it’s time for the next step: a local seed system.
Chef Daniel Barber will speak at UGA from 2-4 p.m. on April 10 at the Richard Russell Special Collections Library, sponsored by the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. CAES News
Future of Food
Dan Barber, chef and national farm-to-table and sustainable food systems advocate, will deliver a lecture, “What Kind of Menu will Meet the Challenges of the Future? Exploring a New Recipe for Good Food from the Ground Up,” at the University of Georgia’s Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries on Tuesday, April 10.
The UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences held its second annual FABricate entrepreneurship challenge, final pitch contest March 28 at Conner Hall. 
Wished Trees', from left, Mary Kate and Rance Paxton; first place winners VTasteCakes' Jasmyn Reddicks, Ayodele Dare and Tatyana Clark and second place winners Kona Kola's John Tarleton, Alyssa Flanders and Lane Flanders pose with judges and supporters, from left, Laura Katz, Keith Kelly, Jim Flannery and Bob Pickney. CAES News
FABricate Winners
Three University of Georgia students earned $5,000 to bring their sweet business plan to fruition thanks to the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ FABricate entrepreneurship challenge. 
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Dean and Director Sam Pardue and Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black congratulate Drew, Melody and David Goodson with Governor Nathan Deal after they won the grand prize. CAES News
Flavor of Georgia
David and Melody Goodson, co-owners of Goodson Pecans of Leesburg, Georgia, have taken the grand prize at University of Georgia’s 2018 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest with the Goodson Pecans Honey Cinnamon Pecan Butter.
Beef cattle (file photo) CAES News
Beef Cattle Short Course
The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will hold the Beef Cattle Short Course on Tuesday, March 6, one day before the annual Tifton Bull Evaluation Sale. Both events will be held at the Tifton Bull Evaluation Center in Irwinville, Georgia. 
CAES Dean Sam Pardue chats with peanut economist Adam Rabinowitz following the Ag Forecast in Lyons, Georgia, on Jan. 30, 2018. CAES News
Ag Forecast
Commodity updates for high-value row crops like peanuts and cotton highlight this year’s Georgia Ag Forecast meetings, which are currently being held statewide.