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From left, Rep. Houston Gaines (Georgia House District 117), CAES Alumni Association President Van McCall and Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame inductees Robert Lowery, Louie Boyd, Fred Greer, Abit Massey, Johnny Crawford, Wayne Hanna and Buddy Leger celebrate the dedication of the renovated hall of fame with CAES Dean and Director Sam Pardue. CAES News
From left, Rep. Houston Gaines (Georgia House District 117), CAES Alumni Association President Van McCall and Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame inductees Robert Lowery, Louie Boyd, Fred Greer, Abit Massey, Johnny Crawford, Wayne Hanna and Buddy Leger celebrate the dedication of the renovated hall of fame with CAES Dean and Director Sam Pardue.
Ag Hall of Fame
Since 1972, the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) Alumni Association has housed the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame. With Georgia being home to such visionaries as Martha Berry, D.W. Brooks and Glenn Burton, the hall of fame plays an important role in telling the story of 20th- and 21st-century agriculture in the U.S.
FABricate entrepreneurship competition judges, from left, Four Athens' Jim Flannery, CBH International's Caroline Hofland, and Farmview Market's Keith Kelly, congratulate CAES agribusiness master’s degree student Eileen Schaffer and psychology student Amy Wright, otherwise known as Herb Girls Athens, for their win with their healthy coffee supplement, Rally Coffee. CAES News
FABricate entrepreneurship competition judges, from left, Four Athens' Jim Flannery, CBH International's Caroline Hofland, and Farmview Market's Keith Kelly, congratulate CAES agribusiness master’s degree student Eileen Schaffer and psychology student Amy Wright, otherwise known as Herb Girls Athens, for their win with their healthy coffee supplement, Rally Coffee.
FABricate
A two-woman team, Herb Girls Athens, won the $2,500 grand prize at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ FABricate entrepreneurs’ contest.
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences student Reaganne Coile has spent the 2019 session of the Georgia General Assembly working with the office of Sen. John Wilkinson and the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Consumer Affairs. CAES News
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences student Reaganne Coile has spent the 2019 session of the Georgia General Assembly working with the office of Sen. John Wilkinson and the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Consumer Affairs.
Legislative Internship
From the future of industrial hemp to farmland protection, University of Georgia junior and Bogart, Georgia, native Reaganne Coile has had a front-row seat to the debates that shape the future of Georgia agriculture. 
University of Georgia Horticulture Club students prepare for their 2019 Spring Plant Sale. The sale, April 6-8 and April 12-15, will take place at the corner of Riverbend Road and College Station Roads from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays at noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays. CAES News
University of Georgia Horticulture Club students prepare for their 2019 Spring Plant Sale. The sale, April 6-8 and April 12-15, will take place at the corner of Riverbend Road and College Station Roads from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays at noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays.
Plant Sale
The University of Georgia Horticulture Club's spring plant sale will be held the first two weekends in April to help raise money for scholarships and educational activities.
UGA Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells is one of many featured speakers at this year's Pecan Beginners Course to be held on April 16. Interested pecan producers can attend the UGA Pecan Beginners Course to learn more about how to cultivate pecans in Georgia. CAES News
UGA Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells is one of many featured speakers at this year's Pecan Beginners Course to be held on April 16. Interested pecan producers can attend the UGA Pecan Beginners Course to learn more about how to cultivate pecans in Georgia.
Pecan Course
Georgia homeowners and farmers with hopes of producing pecan trees can learn the basics from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialists during the UGA Pecan Beginners Course on Tuesday, April 16.
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is challenging its students — and students across the university — to become entrepreneurial groundbreakers through FABricate, a contest of student ideas to help feed the world. CAES News
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is challenging its students — and students across the university — to become entrepreneurial groundbreakers through FABricate, a contest of student ideas to help feed the world.
FABricate Finale
On March 27, students from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will be sharing their business ideas with the rest of the university during the finale of CAES’ FABricate entrepreneurial competition on March 27 at UGA’s new Student Center for Entrepreneurship.
Two boys watch cowboys warm up before their events in the arena outside the Great Southland Stampede Rodeo in 2008. CAES News
Two boys watch cowboys warm up before their events in the arena outside the Great Southland Stampede Rodeo in 2008.
Great Southland Stampede
For 45 years, spring has meant one thing for members of the University of Georgia Block and Bridle Club — rodeo time.
Eric Yirenkyi Danquah, founder of the West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI), right, maize field with WACCI co-founder Kwame Offei, center, and maize breeder Martin Adjei. CAES News
Eric Yirenkyi Danquah, founder of the West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI), right, maize field with WACCI co-founder Kwame Offei, center, and maize breeder Martin Adjei.
WACCI
Cassava, taro, cowpea: these are the crops that are going fuel the next phase of the green revolution. Today, African researchers are working to develop improved varieties of traditional African crops to meet local food security challenges.
During Tim Coolong’s years as a state ­vegetable specialist, his research focused on variety trials and developing irrigation and fertilization recommendations for farmers (photo by Dorothy Kozlowski). CAES News
During Tim Coolong’s years as a state ­vegetable specialist, his research focused on variety trials and developing irrigation and fertilization recommendations for farmers (photo by Dorothy Kozlowski).
Betting on Veggies
With the current focus on local food and farm-to-table eating, it’s hard to remember that 20 years ago very few people cared where their tomatoes came from. 
Ron Holt, a 1997 graduate of CAES, was presented the Michael J. Bryan Award, given to a returning Bulldog 100 honoree who demonstrates entrepreneurial spirit and whose business has sustained growth. CAES News
Ron Holt, a 1997 graduate of CAES, was presented the Michael J. Bryan Award, given to a returning Bulldog 100 honoree who demonstrates entrepreneurial spirit and whose business has sustained growth.
Bulldog 100
Thirteen University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) graduates were recognized as part of this year’s Bulldog 100 list of the fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni.