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Bobby Goss, a FoodPIC research technician, tells the faculty about UGA chocolate research. CAES News
New Faculty Tour
New faculty at the University of Georgia learned why agriculture continues to be the state's biggest economic driver and how UGA leads the way in helping Georgians sustain and improve commodities like peanuts, poultry, pecans and turfgrass.
With so many electronic devices and indoor activities vying for children's time, it's more important than ever for parents to encourage kids to explore the outdoors. CAES News
Nature Deficit Disorder
It’s been 10 years since author Richard Louv coined the term “nature deficit disorder” to describe children who are developmentally behind because they spend so much time inside. 
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.
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. 
Madison Hickey, a senior majoring in agricultural communication, is serving as a legislative intern with the Senate Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee as part of the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' legislative internship program. She will spend 12 weeks working with the committee, which is chaired by Sen. John Wilkinson. CAES News
CAES Legislative Internship
It’s 11 a.m. on Thursday, during the Georgia General Assembly’s spring session, and people from all over the state start to the fill the wide hallways of the Georgia Capitol in downtown Atlanta.
Leslie Edgar is the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences department head for the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication. CAES News
ALEC Head
Leslie Edgar joins the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences as the new department head for the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication.
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Dean and Director Sam Pardue (center) congratulates recipients of the CAES D.W. Brooks Awards Nov. 7. This year's winners include, from left, Professor Katrien Devos, Professor Ignacy Misztal, Professor Maria Navarro, UGA Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Coordinator Wade Parker and Calvin Perry, superintendent of UGA's C.M. Stripling Irrigation Research Park. CAES News
D.W. Brooks
If the world’s going to double its food supply by 2050, it’s not going to happen without genetically modified crops. That was the hard-line taken by molecular biologist Nina Fedoroff at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' signature D.W. Brooks Lecture on Nov. 7, 2017.
The 2017 Golden Radish Award ceremony was attended by over 330 school nutrition leaders, school administrators, teachers and farm-to-school supporters from across the state of Georgia to celebrate excellence in farm-to-school programs. The ceremony was hosted by the Golden Radish Award Committee, including Georgia Organics, Georgia agriculture, education and public health departments, and University of Georgia Extension. CAES News
Golden Radish
Georgia’s agriculture, education and public health departments, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension and Georgia Organics came together at the historic Georgia Railroad Freight Depot to celebrate Georgia school districts with outstanding farm-to-school programs. Seventy-five school districts, serving more than one million students, are now participating in farm-to-school programs. These districts served more than 97 million school meals with local food items during the 2016-17 school year.
A vendor installs a soil moisture probe in a cotton field assisted by Jeremy Kichler, Colquitt County Extension Coordinator. CAES News
Irrigation Outreach
As part of an irrigation efficiency study by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, a 29-person team of social scientists, agricultural economists, climatologists, agricultural engineers and UGA Extension agents from the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is studying agricultural irrigation in order to increase the water-use efficiency in row crops common to southern Georgia.