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  1. Radon Poster WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | Georgia Faces

    As part of a poster contest conducted by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension's Radon Education Program, students from across the state created posters highlighting the dangers of radon, an odorless, colorless and flavorless radioactive gas that is present in some Georgia soils. Almost 200 posters were submitted to the state-level competition, and three were sent on to compete in the National Radon Poster Contest, sponsored by Kansas State University and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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  2. GrassMastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Georgia Faces

    Facing severe drought and hay shortages, northeast Georgia cattle farmers were as eager as anyone to see 2016 in the rearview mirror. As it prepares for a better and more prosperous 2017, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension is offering its GrassMasters training course to help cattle farmers make the most of their pastureland and hayfields.

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  3. Ag Forecast 2017Read the original story

    Jan 18, 2016 | Georgia Faces

    The Georgia Ag Forecast seminar series will be held Jan. 18-27. University of Georgia agricultural economists will present insights into the latest market and regulatory conditions for the state's largest industry.

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  4. Alumni Awards 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Georgia Faces

    This year, the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and CAES Alumni Association recognized bankers, farmers and Cooperative Extension leaders as part of its annual awards program. "From the farm and field to the board and exam rooms, our alumni are leaders in a variety of areas," said Elliott Marsh, president of the CAES Alumni Association.

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  5. Classic City Awards UGA Trial Gardens recognize the gardens' most...Read the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | Georgia Faces

    Every summer, the staff of the Trial Gardens at the University of Georgia raises hundreds of varieties of new ornamentals, and the best of those plants become Classic City Garden Award winners. This year's top picks survived sweltering conditions - Athens, Georgia, saw more than 100 days over 90 degrees in 2016.

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  6. Georgia Agricultural Hall of FameRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2016 | Georgia Faces

    Georgia lawmaker Rep. Richard Royal and soybean pioneer John Woodruff to be inducted into Georgia's Agricultural Hall of Fame On Nov. 11, the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will induct former Georgia Rep. Richard Royal and pioneering Georgia soybean specialist John Woodruff into the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame. The celebration will be part of the college's alumni awards ceremony and banquet at the Classic Center in downtown Athens, Georgia.

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  7. High Quality Hay After a record-breaking 2015 contest, Southeastern...Read the original story

    Aug 19, 2016 | Georgia Faces

    The quality of hay can't be judged by looking at it or touching it. To truly know the hay's quality, Georgia farmers trust forage tests from the University of Georgia Agricultural and Environmental Services Laboratories in Athens, Georgia.

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  8. Extension Academy UGA Extension's 2016 Extension Academy class to...Read the original story

    Aug 17, 2016 | Georgia Faces

    University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will launch the 2016-2017 season of UGA's Extension Academy for Professional Excellence - an internal program meant to develop the next generation of leadership - this September in Athens, Georgia. Extension Academy gives early- and mid-career county Extension agents, state specialists and UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and College of Family and Consumer Sciences personnel the opportunity to develop new leadership skills and improve their ability to fulfill UGA Extension's mission of helping Georgians become healthier, more productive, financially independent and environmentally responsible.

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  9. Academy of Crop Production Remote-sensing technology, sustainable...Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | Georgia Faces

    From unmanned aerial vehicles to remote-sensing greenhouse control systems, nursery and greenhouse growers explored the future of the green industry as part of the inaugural Academy of Crop Production , held June 12-15 in Athens, Georgia. Hosted by the the Georgia Green Industry Association and the University of Georgia Department of Horticulture, part of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, the three-day conference offered advanced training on topics including greenhouse business, employee management, pathogen control, ornamental breeding programs and new technology.

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  10. Trial Gardens Open House The Trial Gardens at UGA invites the public...Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | Georgia Faces

    Each year the Trial Gardens at the University of Georgia tests hundreds of new ornamental plants before they reach local garden centers. Each year at the Trial Gardens' open house, visitors get an up-close view of a new showcase of ornamentals, ranging from vibrantly colored flowers to hardy shrubs.

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  11. Academy of Crop Production UGA and Georgia Green Industry Association ...Read the original story

    May 16, 2016 | Georgia Faces

    Jim Robbins, University of Arkansas, will present on using unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as UAVs or drones, in "Drones in Production - Inventory Management and Stress Detection" at UGA Extension's Academy of Plant Production, June 12-15 in Athens, Ga. Image credit: Courtesy of Jim Robbins.

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  12. CAES Graduates Near 400 undergraduate and graduate students...Read the original story

    May 13, 2016 | Georgia Faces

    Near 400 undergraduate and graduate students participated in University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences spring commencement on Thursday, May 12, at the Classic Center in Athens, Georgia. A total 223 students are eligible for undergraduate degrees this year and 155 are eligible for master's and doctoral degrees in disciplines ranging from animal science to environmental economics and management.

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  13. Women in Agriculture Southern Region Women's Agricultural Leadership...Read the original story

    May 12, 2016 | Georgia Faces

    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. Following on the heels of the UGA-led Southern Region Women's Agricultural Leadership Summit in February, the lunch was the first in a series of events aimed at building a stronger professional network for women working in agriculture.

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  14. Read the top story.Read the original story

    May 5, 2016 | Georgia Faces

    The researchers are testing the Strawberry Advisory System in Georgia strawberry fields. SAS, an app created, in part, by UF plant pathologist Natalia Peres, uses temperature and leaf moisture monitors to recommend when farmers should spray for Botrytis and anthracnose, two fungi that cause fruit rot on strawberries.

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  15. Small-scale Farming UGArden will be site of workshop for small-scale...Read the original story

    Mar 23, 2016 | Georgia Faces

    Bob Westerfield and David Berle, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension horticulture experts, will lead a day-long class for small-scale farmers. Image credit: Sharon Dowdy.

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