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Camden Lowrance, right, is pictured with his father during Lowrence's visit to Greece. CAES News
Graduate Student Studies Overseas
Studying overseas was an eye-opening experience for University of Georgia graduate student Camden Lowrance. Six months in Greece allowed Lowrance to work on his master’s thesis and to prove that he could more than survive — he could excel at his work — in a foreign country.
Asian agricultural scientists visited the University of Georgia this week to share with and learn from researchers in the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. UGA animal and dairy scientist John Bernard is shown giving the group a tour of the dairy farm on the UGA CAES campus in Tifton. CAES News
Mini Summit
A group of scientists from China, Taiwan and Japan traveled to south Georgia this week to share their work with University of Georgia researchers during the Seventh Annual Mini Summit on Food, Policy and the Environment. Cultural differences and thousands of miles separate the group, but they are unified in their primary concern — the safety of the world’s food supply.
Scientists from China and Taiwan visit with CAES researchers at the 2011 Ag Expo in Moultrie. CAES News
Asian Agricultural Sciences Summit
From tilapia to canned Mandarin oranges, Americans import many staple grocery products from Asian nations like China, Taiwan and Japan. Likewise, these countries import Georgia-grown products—chicken, cotton and pecans.
Mercy Butao, from Malawi, Africa, checks out peanuts during a stop on the Georgia Peanut Tour two years ago. CAES News
Georgia Peanut Tour
The annual Georgia Peanut Tour, held Sept. 16 to Sept. 18 in southeast Georgia, is a major attraction for the nation’s peanut industry, and attracts a number of international visitors.
Charles Y. Chen, a peanut breeder with the USDA ARS National Peanut Research Laboratory in Dawson, leads a tour for a group of visiting international scientists.  Pictured left to right with Chen are Andrew Emmott, Amade Muitia, Isaac Minde, Alice Mweetwa, Jamie Rhoads and Dominique LaForest. CAES News
PMIL Meeting
Mycotoxins are harmful chemicals that are produced by fungi in crops like peanuts and corn. A group of agricultural scientists from across the world met in Georgia last month to discuss the need for more robust sampling and detection methods for these potentially lethal food toxins.
Maria Navarro, associate professor in the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication, works with Josef Broder, associate dean for academic affairs for the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, at a Office of Global Programs visioning meeting in June 2014. CAES News
Global Goals for CAES
Within the next decade the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Office of Global Programs will be recognized among land grant institutions for the depth, diversity and quality of its international engagement. This is the vision that came out of the office’s strategic planning meeting held on June 19 at the State Botanical Gardens of Georgia.
Ed Kanemasu,CAES assistant dean of international affairs and director of global programs; far left; and other UGA administrators hosted a delegation of animal health and agricultural experts from Mali in Athens from Wednesday to Friday this week. The visit represented the reestablishment of a relationship between the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences  and the Malian government that started in 2006, but was interrupted when a coup toppled the Malian government in March 2012. CAES News
Malian Agricultural Ties
An agricultural delegation from the Republic of Mali braved the snow this week to visit the University of Georgia and meet with faculty and administrators.