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Ocean to Table UGA Extension agent works to educate Georgians about state's seafood industry. Published June 08, 2018Author:

The brainchild of Chatham County Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Jackie Ogden, the Ocean to Table workshop series is designed to increase consumers’ and UGA Extension agents’ knowledge and awareness of Georgia seafood.

Messy Lawns Mowing lawns after lots of rainfall can be like cutting hay. Published June 07, 2018Author:

After weeks of rainfall, lawns grew and now mowing may leave a significant volume of clippings behind. If there's too much to rake into the canopy, the clippings should be removed. 

Carpenter Bees Carpenter bees are back and ready to do damage. Published June 06, 2018Author:

Carpenter bees may be fun for growing boys, but homeowners fail to see the humor in them. They just want to get rid of them.

Small Business Workshop The workshop will introduce small business owners and entrepreneurs to funding opportunities available from the USDA Small Business Innovation Research program. Published June 06, 2018Author:

University of Georgia Cooperative Extension and Fort Valley State University (FVSU) will host the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Small Business Innovation Research Workshop on Tuesday, June 19, from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. at FVSU in Fort Valley, Georgia.

Whitefly Update Whiteflies cause feeding injury issues in vegetables and can transmit crippling viruses. Published June 06, 2018Author:

Silverleaf whiteflies devastated Georgia’s cotton and fall vegetable crops last year. In response to this crisis, a team of University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences research and UGA Cooperative Extension specialists is studying the pests statewide to help cotton and vegetable farmers avoid another year of disappointing crops.

Crop Protection Career Tour Networking and outreach are the focus for 2018 graduate student career tour. Published June 04, 2018Author:

Starting July 10, University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) graduate students will hit the road to explore career opportunities available in the crop protection industry and the Cooperative Extension System.

Emergency Food Safety Don't let power outages scuttle your plan for food safety. Published June 04, 2018Author:

All hands on deck! Stormy weather and hurricanes can blow through with little warning this time of year. Preparation before the storm hits can mean the difference between safe food and water and contaminated supplies that can make you sick.

Pulliam Chair Pulliam family gift will establish faculty chair in UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Published June 04, 2018Author:

To honor his legacy in agricultural education, Dr. Michael and Mrs. Elaine Pulliam and family have gifted $1 million to create the H.M. (Morris) Pulliam Chair Fund in the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

UGA Farm Tours Summer farm tours explore agricultural research this summer. Published June 01, 2018Author:

From pollinators and pumpkins to corn and cattle, June is a great time to learn about what’s happening on the University of Georgia’s agricultural research farms.

Mobile Markets UGA Extension works to bring produce to the people with mobile farmers markets. Published May 31, 2018Author:

There’s nothing tastier than fresh greens or summer tomatoes from the neighborhood farmers market, but if you can’t make it to a market in metro Atlanta this summer, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension has you covered.


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Formerly referred to as FACES, our media newswire continues to feature stories from the CAES news team relating to family, agricultural, consumer and environmental sciences, as well as UGA Extension news.

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