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Ken James, owner and founder of James Greenhouses and University of Georgia alumni, talks about a hosta plant with (left to right) Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black, UGA President Jere Morehead, and CAES Dean Sam Pardue in a production house at James Greenhouses in Colbert on the UGA Georgia Farm Tour. CAES News
Farm Tour
University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead and state leaders learned more about challenges facing Georgia agriculture and Northeast Georgia's farms, nurseries and the agritourism industry Tuesday during the annual farm tour.
The only way to know that beef is truly cooked is by checking its temperature with a thermometer. The U.S. Department of Agriculture recommends cooking all whole-muscle cuts of beef to a minimum of 145 degrees Fahrenheit and all ground beef products and enhanced or blade-tenderized products to a minimum of 160 F. CAES News
Grilling Safety
It’s football season, and tailgating before a game is a traditional part of the experience. Unfortunately, grilling your favorite cut of beef means increasing the potential for foodborne illness due to improper handling of food. These reminders from the University of Georgia Meat Science and Technology Center will provide you with grilling skills to keep foodborne illness far from your fall tailgating get-togethers.
Steers graze on sorghum-sudangrass hybrid forage at the UGA Eatonton Beef Research Unit as part of a 2014 study on grass-finished beef forages. CAES News
Grazing School 2017
A two-day Advanced Grazing School, hosted by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension specialists Sept. 19-20, will provide a deeper understanding of grazing systems to those in attendance. 
Lucy Ray, UGA Extension coordinator for Morgan County, has been urging Morgan County dairy farmer Everett Williams to apply for the Georgia Farmer of the Year Award for years. In 2017, he applied, and he won. Williams will represent Georgia at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia, in October, when the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award is presented. CAES News
Farmer of the Year 2017
For 39 years, Morgan County, Georgia, dairy farmer Everett Williams has helped chart a new path for the state’s dairy farmers.
Lizzy Isgar meets a cow while on the spring break ag tour at the UGA Tifton Campus. CAES News
Spring Break Ag Tour
Agriculture is Georgia’s top industry, and students from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences are learning about the diversity of agriculture during a weeklong tour across the state.
The UGA Teaching Dairy welcomed six Jersey heifers in early December. The cattle were a gift from 1985 CAES Animal and Dairy Science graduate C.A. Russell, owner of the Yosemite Dairy in California. CAES News
Antibiotics Regulations
The market demand for organic chicken, beef and pork has been on the rise for several years, so most farmers were prepared for the new restrictions on antibiotics in animal feed that went into effect on Jan. 1.
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Biopharmaceutical Research
The University of Georgia is partnering in a biopharmaceutical innovation institute that aims to boost market production of cell-based therapies and develop a skilled workforce trained for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry.
More than 80 students from 15 agricultural colleges across the Southeast visited Leatherbrook Holsteins in Americus, Georgia, as part of the annual Southern Regional Dairy Challenge held in Cordele, Georgia, Nov. 13-15. Hosted this year by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, the event is designed to prepare college students for careers in the dairy industry. Members of the UGA team are shown with the farm's owner, Adam Graft, and one of their instructors, UGA animal and dairy science Assistant Professor Jillian Fain Bohlen. Pictured left to right are Graft, Kayla Alward, Mary Wright, Sarah Jane Thomsen and Bohlen. Nathan Webb (not shown) was also on the UGA team. CAES News
Dairy Challenge
Georgia dairyman Adam Graft listened carefully as teams of college students gave their educated opinions on how he manages his 3,200-acre Americus, Georgia, dairy farm.
Pictured is a pond with low water on the UGA Tifton Campus at the Lang-Rigdon Farm, due to the drought.
Date: Nov. 9, 2016 CAES News
Georgia Drought
Georgia farmers are experiencing one of the worst droughts in recent memory, and University of Georgia climatologist Pam Knox cautions there could be a potential repeat next year.