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College News

CAES Office of Global Programs Associate Director Vicki McMaken, CAES doctoral candidate Davis Musia Gimode and CAES undergraduate Sara Reeves attended this year’s World Food Prize symposium in Des Moines, Iowa. CAES News
CAES students find inspiration and impact at World Food Prize symposium
Students in the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) spend a lot of class time discussing ways to end food insecurity, but there are many lessons that can’t be learned in the classroom.
CAES Dean Sam Pardue chats with peanut economist Adam Rabinowitz following the Ag Forecast in Lyons, Georgia, on Jan. 30, 2018. CAES News
UGA CAES set to host annual Ag Forecast meetings
Sam Pardue, dean of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES), will serve as the keynote speaker at the upcoming Georgia Ag Forecast seminar series set for Jan. 22 through Feb. 1. The annual meetings allow UGA agricultural economists to address Georgia’s farmers, lenders and agribusiness leaders about the latest trends and economic conditions in Georgia’s No. 1 industry — agriculture.
UGA Extension weed scientist Stanley Culpepper speaks about weed research during a field day. CAES News
Using Pesticides Wisely training program benefiting Georgia farmers
A state program aimed at teaching farmers and other pesticide applicators how to properly apply pesticides continues to limit pesticide drift in Georgia. The educational training system, called “Using Pesticides Wisely,” was created by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension and the Georgia Department of Agriculture. UGA Extension weed scientist Stanley Culpepper, who developed the training, credits Georgia farmers’ excellent teamwork and decision-making for the low number of pesticide drift complaints in Georgia in 2017.
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Upcoming Events

Convocation is a more personal ceremony in which undergraduate and graduate candidates of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences are recognized by name on stage.  The event is free and tickets are not required. In addition to registering for the UGA undergraduate ceremony, a separate registration is required for student participation in CAES Convocation. The registration deadline is Friday, November 30.  Learn more about the main UGA commencement at commencement.uga.edu. 
Dec 14
12:00PM - 2:00PM CAES Fall 2018 Convocation Hodgson Concert Hall, Athens, GA
9 a.m. - On-site check-in and coffee 10-11:30 a.m. - Seminar presentations 11:30 a.m. - Networking lunch Join our economists as they provide an outlook of agricultural markets for the coming year. Participants will network with faculty, Cooperative Extension agents, local producers and other stakeholders. You’ll leave with a copy of the 2019 Georgia Ag Forecast, a detailed analysis of major commodities produced in the state.  
Jan 22
9:00AM - 12:30PM Georgia Ag Forecast - Macon Georgia Farm Bureau Building, Macon, GA
9 a.m. - On-site check-in and coffee 10-11:30 a.m. - Seminar presentations 11:30 a.m. - Networking lunch Join our economists as they provide an outlook of agricultural markets for the coming year. Participants will network with faculty, Cooperative Extension agents, local producers and other stakeholders. You’ll leave with a copy of the 2019 Georgia Ag Forecast, a detailed analysis of major commodities produced in the state.
Jan 23
9:00AM - 12:30PM Georgia Ag Forecast - Carrollton Carroll County Ag Center, Carrollton, GA
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Our Impact
Find out how we are making a difference locally, nationally and across the world.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

By the Numbers

$73.3 Billion

in output to Georgia's economy from food and fiber production and related industries.

$144.4 Million

boost to Georgia's economy from agricultural research at the University of Georgia.

Agricultural research is foundational in the land-grant university mission – education for everyone, research for scientifically-based decisions and extension outreach to help ensure best practices are being used. (Statistics from the 2018 Ag Snapshot and CAES Impact Statements)