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Some researchers estimate up to 70 percent of Americans die without a will, often creating complex legal issues for family members. CAES News
UGA Extension workshop offers free estate planning education
Estate planning can be intimidating for some, and the statistics bear this out. Some researchers estimate up to 70% of Americans die without a will, often creating complex legal issues for family members. To address the issue, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension and Fort Valley State University Cooperative Extension agents are offering a free, virtual workshop on Aug. 1.
Three graduates of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) are among the University of Georgia Alumni Association's 40 Under 40 Class of 2023. CAES News
CAES grads earn their place among UGA Alumni 40 Under 40
Three graduates of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences are among the University of Georgia Alumni Association's 40 Under 40 Class of 2023. Among the young alumni addressing the world’s most critical issues, leading businesses and serving their communities are three honorees from CAES: a community advocate, a veterinarian and an obstetrician providing women’s health care in rural Georgia.
Service-learning course to prepare students to work with a domestic or international organization during the subsequent Maymester service-learning study abroad program. CAES News
Students create community connections through CAES service-learning course
Every spring semester, you will find University of Georgia students enrolled in “Culture-Centered Communication and Engagement” lending a hand at the Sparrow’s Nest, a local organization providing food and other services to those in need. As they serve, the students in the course develop their professional communication skills as they relate to community engagement.
This year’s 40 Under 40 class includes a judge advocate general, entrepreneurs and health care leaders. CAES News
UGA Alumni Association reveals 2023 class of 40 Under 40
The University of Georgia Alumni Association has unveiled the 40 Under 40 Class of 2023, a group that includes a Country Music Award-winning musician, a New York Times bestselling author, a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Public Health Service and more.
Irrigation systems can help get water to plants when it is needed, but always follow best practices. Avoid wetting plant foliage for prolonged periods of time to reduce risk of plant disease. Make sure irrigation water lands in the beds so that no water is wasted on sidewalks and driveways. (Photo by Sheri Dorn) CAES News
Watering landscape plants in the summer heat
As summer heats up, Georgians tend to worry about how hot it’s going to be and how dry. To properly care for the plants in our landscapes and gardens this Smart Irrigation Month, residents need to pay a little extra attention to temperatures and rainfall in order to supplement water when needed.
Alexa Lamm sits down with a student. CAES News
CAES selected as partner in multi-year National Pork Board effort
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has been selected as one of five university partners participating in a multi-year effort focused on identifying and addressing consumer questions involving the pork industry, announced the National Pork Board. The establishment of the Real Pork Trust Consortium will bring together the diverse expertise of five universities and will focus on three key areas to build consumer trust.
Finger millet is a crucial crop for ensuring food security in Eastern Africa. (Photo courtesy of ICRISAT) CAES News
Finger millet genome breakthrough to help safeguard food security
An international research team led by University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences faculty has published a pioneering study on the finger millet genome offering new insights for breeders and hope for millions in the drylands. The study opens exciting possibilities for developing new finger millet varieties through targeted breeding techniques to enhance nutritional value, yield and resilience to various challenges.
An average of 31 million pounds of chicken produced every day throughout the state. At the University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, experts have helped developed biomapping technology for processing facilities that is making the food supply safer. CAES News
Biomapping and data collection improve food safety in poultry processing
Poultry, specifically broiler production, is Georgia’s top livestock agricultural commodity, with an average of 31 million pounds of chicken produced every day throughout the state. At the University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, experts have helped developed biomapping technology for processing facilities that is making the food supply safer.
Dr. Jake Goodman BSA '15, MBA '20 uses his substantial social media following to de-stigmatize mental health. CAES News
Dr. Jake Goodman: Social media for good
The photo was simple: a man in blue scrubs against a beige wall with a blue pill in his mouth. The caption was anything but. “My name is Dr. Jake. I’m a physician who treats mental illness, and I take medication for my mental health. And by the way, I’m proud of it.”

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