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Upcoming Events

Rural America faces many challenges: struggling economies, rising suicide rates and the growing opioid epidemic. Land-grant institutions are uniquely positioned to impact community wellness in rural America at the local level. The University of Georgia invites you to join representatives from across rural America to have a conversation, explore best practices, and learn from industry and academic experts. Please save the date and join us in Atlanta at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta-Airport.
Dec 10
12/10 1:00PM - 12/11 12:00PM Rural Stress: Promising Practices and Future Directions Crowne Plaza - Atlanta Airport, Atlanta, GA
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
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Our Impact
Find out how we are making a difference locally, nationally and across the world.


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)