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The Great Southland Stampede Rodeo runs April 18-20 in Athens. The 2013 rodeo features a whole host of new children's activities. CAES News
Great Southland Stampede Rodeo
The University of Georgia’s Block and Bridle Club is gearing up for the 39th annual Great Southland Stampede Rodeo, which will roll into Athens April 18-20 at the UGA Livestock Instructional Arena, 2600 South Milledge Ave.
UGA Cooperative Extension Specialists helped the Atlanta History Center to create an 1860s farmstead in the heart of Atlanta. CAES News
Sheep to Shawl - April 13
In the 1860s, farming was second nature to Georgians. The skills passed down from father to son and mother to daughter made life possible. But when the Atlanta History Center needed to learn a lifetime’s worth of historical farming skills to implement on the 1860s Smith Family Farm, they looked to the University of Georgia’s Cooperative Extension experts.
Nine University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences graduates were honored on this year's Bulldog 100 list of the fastest growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni. Pictured at the Bulldog 100 event are four of the honorees - Ron Holt, Larry Cunningham, Jack Hartley and Timothy Campbell. CAES News
Bulldog 100 aggies
Nine University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences graduates were honored on this year’s Bulldog 100 list of the fastest growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni.
Food hubs aggregate produce from small farmers to meet larger produce orders, like those placed by schools, retailers and restaurants. CAES News
Food hub survey
Some Georgia farmers are looking to food hubs as a way to better market their produce and make the process of getting their produce to market more efficiently.
FACS Agent Denise Everson, from left, 4-H Program Assistant Joey Bristol, FACS intern Amanda Burnside, ANR Agent Monte Stephens, Secretary Renelle Ramirez, 4-H Agent Lauren Healey and ANR intern Patrick Savelle stand in the hallway of the the new Oconee County Extension office in Watkinsville. CAES News
Oconee Extension Office
The Oconee County Cooperative Extension started the new year in a new home. They have moved to the J. Phil Campbell Sr. Natural Resource Conservation Center, which has been operated by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences as a research and education center since August 2012.
Madison County Extension Agent Adam Speir talks to cattle farmers at recent field day demonstrating a solar-powered wells for cattle. CAES News
Solar Well Pump
University of Georgia researchers are hoping solar-powered wells will help preserve water quality and cattle health on isolated Georgia cattle farms.
Franklin West, left, and Steve Stice CAES News
New Toxicant Test
As more scientists began investigating the effects of toxicant exposure and links to abnormal fetal development, three University of Georgia researchers discovered a more efficient, accurate and cost-effective way to conduct these studies using cells in a petri dish.
WInners of UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' 2012 DW Brooks Awards include, front row from left, Monique Leclerc, 4-H Vista volunteer Capri Martinez Leticia Sonon and, back row from left, Unnessee Hargett, Albert Culbreath Jeff Buckley, Brian Tankersley, Pam Brown, Robert Kemerait, 4-H Vista volunteer Dominique Butts and Donna Tucker.  Agricultural and Applied Economics professor James Epperson and Animal and Dairy Science Meat Lab Manager Ryan Crowe also took home awards, but were not present for the photo. CAES News
D.W. Brooks Award winners
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has recognized staff and faculty who demonstrated excellence in the college’s teaching, research and Extension missions with the annual D.W. Brooks awards and lecture series.
Animal waste specialist Melony Wilson with the UGA College of Agriculture and Environmental Science holds a pig at the UGA swine facility. Photo taken Tuesday, May, 19, 2009, in Athens, Ga. CAES News
Preventing flu at the fair
As Georgia’s fair season cranks into high gear, people will be in closer proximity to livestock — increasing their chances of contracting the zoonotic swine flu H3N2v.