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Recent CAES graduate Emily Urban listens to the Feed the Future Peanut Mycotoxin and Innovation Lab survey team that she worked with in Mozambique this summer. CAES News
International Peanut Farmers
Women play a substantial part in the production and processing of peanuts in many countries of the world, so much so that the peanut is sometimes called a “woman’s crop.”
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is challenging its students — and students across the university — to become entrepreneurial groundbreakers through FABricate, a contest of student ideas to help feed the world. CAES News
FABricate Challenge
From the development of the iron plow to the noble impulse to turn peanuts into a delicious sandwich spread, groundbreaking visionaries have repeatedly reshaped the way the world eats.
From left, CAES Congressional Agricultural Fellows Emily Smith, Brandon Poole, Guy Hancock, Jake Parker, Brock Pinson, Malik Grace and Brianna Roberts pose with a UGA flag in front of the U.S. Capitol. CAES News
2016 CAES Congressional Fellows
Seven University of Georgia students have embarked on the opportunity of a lifetime: serving as Congressional Agricultural Fellows in Washington, D.C.
UGA College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Associate Dean and UGA Extension Director Laura Perry Johnson introduces the Southern Region Women's Agricultural Leadership Summit report at the inaugural Women in Ag Leadership Luncheon. CAES News
Women in Agriculture
More than 150 women and men convened Wednesday on the University of Georgia campus in Athens, Georgia, and at satellite sites in Griffin and Tifton, Georgia, for the inaugural Women in Agriculture Leadership Initiative Luncheon.
Members of the ExTEND Advanced Leadership Training Program graduated May 5 after two years of leadership workshops. CAES News
ExTEND Leadership Program
More than a dozen University of Georgia Cooperative Extension leaders graduated from UGA’s ExTEND Advance Leadership Training Program on May 5.
CAES News
Agricultural Education
On a typical Friday morning in the middle of the semester, Abigail Borron's students aren't in class. They're out working in food pantries across north Georgia, helping to give a face to food insecurity.
CAES News
Scotland Service Learning Study Abroad
Dumfries, Scotland, is about 4,000 miles away from the University of Georgia’s Athens Campus, but the population there faces the same problems as many Georgia towns, including food insecurity and health concerns connected to nutrition. As Georgians, we hear about these problems often, but it’s sometimes hard to put them into perspective. Over spring break last month, a group of 10 College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences students traveled to Dumfries as part of the college’s “Scotland: Food Insecurity Service-Learning Project,” to lend a hand and to put the problems facing their own communities into perspective.
UGA graduate student Kiran Gadhave speaks about his research with Joe West, assistant dean on the UGA Tifton Campus on March 17, 2016. CAES News
Graduate Research Event
The University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES), Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources and the Graduate School jointly hosted a graduate research event, focusing specifically on research conducted in south Georgia.
Presented by the UGA Women's Leadership Initiative and the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, the inaugural Southern Region Women's Agricultural Leadership Summit is scheduled for Feb. 8 at the UGA Hotel and Conference Center. U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden will deliver the keynote address. CAES News
Women in Ag
The University of Georgia will host delegates from 13 states during a summit that will shape national policies and programs related to gender equity and leadership development in agriculture.