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UGA-Tifton professor Greg Fonsah talks to a student during UGA ShowCAES in 2016. CAES News
UGA-Tifton professor Greg Fonsah talks to a student during UGA ShowCAES in 2016.
ShowCAES 2018
The University of Georgia Tifton campus invites high school and college students to ShowCAES 2018, an annual recruitment event that educates students and their parents about admission requirements and academic programs that are offered by UGA’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
Gifts have a huge impact on CAES students. They fund CAES for Georgia Commitment Scholarships, need-based scholarships that are matched dollar-for-dollar by the UGA Foundation. These funds help to cover students' costs that may not be covered by other scholarships or grants, thereby removing students' financial barriers. CAES News
Gifts have a huge impact on CAES students. They fund CAES for Georgia Commitment Scholarships, need-based scholarships that are matched dollar-for-dollar by the UGA Foundation. These funds help to cover students' costs that may not be covered by other scholarships or grants, thereby removing students' financial barriers.
Annual Giving
In its most successful year of fundraising to date, the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences raised nearly $24 million in gifts, the second-highest total among all UGA colleges and schools for fiscal year 2018, which ended June 30.
Johnson Collins, of Jasper, Georgia, spent 12 weeks this summer working in the office of Sen. Johnny Isakson as part of the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Congressional Agricultural Fellowship program. CAES News
Johnson Collins, of Jasper, Georgia, spent 12 weeks this summer working in the office of Sen. Johnny Isakson as part of the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Congressional Agricultural Fellowship program.
Agricultural Fellowship
Johnson Collins, a small-town girl from Jasper, Georgia, never believed she would work in the nation’s capital.
As of June 2018, Janine Sherrier is the new department head for crop and soil sciences. CAES News
As of June 2018, Janine Sherrier is the new department head for crop and soil sciences.
Crop and Soil Sciences
Janine Sherrier believes the University of Georgia Department of Crop and Soil Sciences’ focus on long-term sustainability is vital to the viability of Georgia agriculture and the farmers who make it the No. 1 industry in the state. 
Kristen Navara, associate professor of poultry science, studies the link between stress hormones and biological sex. CAES News
Kristen Navara, associate professor of poultry science, studies the link between stress hormones and biological sex.
Sex Ratios
It may seem like everyone on Earth has an equal chance of being born male or female. It’s about a 50-50 split, after all.
Hydrangea paniculata varieties, like 'Chantilly Lace' and 'Pink Winky', have both sterile and fertile flowers and attract a lot of bees, butterflies and other pollinators. CAES News
Hydrangea paniculata varieties, like 'Chantilly Lace' and 'Pink Winky', have both sterile and fertile flowers and attract a lot of bees, butterflies and other pollinators.
Pollinator Census
The bees and other pollinators that fuel Georgia agriculture are crucial to the state’s economy, but no one really knows how many there are. In honor of National Honey Day, August 18, UGA Cooperative Extension is announcing an ambitious plan to gauge the size and effect of the state’s pollinator population.
Logan Moore is the first graduate of a new dual master's degree program in sustainable agriculture from the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) and UNIPD in Italy. He now holds master's degrees from both universities. CAES News
Logan Moore is the first graduate of a new dual master's degree program in sustainable agriculture from the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) and UNIPD in Italy. He now holds master's degrees from both universities.
Dual-degree Graduates
Time flies, especially when you’re studying a subject you love in the heart of Italy. For University of Georgia graduate student Logan Moore, who has spent the last 18 months conducting research and pursuing his master’s degree in sustainable agriculture, his time at the University of Padova, or Università degli Studi di Padova (UNIPD), has come to an end and his degrees are complete.
This year 59 Young Scholars represent more than 35 high schools from across the state spent six weeks working with researchers in the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. CAES News
This year 59 Young Scholars represent more than 35 high schools from across the state spent six weeks working with researchers in the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
Young Scholars 2018
Pipette, check. Lab coat, check. A sense of scientific curiosity, double check. It’s not your typical gear list for summer camp, but it covers just what Georgia high school students needed while they participated in this summer’s University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) Young Scholars Program.
Two additional solar panels have been installed at the Future Farmstead this year as part of a project by Eagle Scout Bailey Veeder. The home is a water- and energy-efficient research home on the University of Georgia Tifton campus. CAES News
Two additional solar panels have been installed at the Future Farmstead this year as part of a project by Eagle Scout Bailey Veeder. The home is a water- and energy-efficient research home on the University of Georgia Tifton campus.
Solar Panels
This year, two additional solar panels were installed at the Future Farmstead, a water- and energy-efficient research home on the University of Georgia Tifton campus, as part of a project by Eagle Scout Bailey Veeder of Athens, Georgia.
Data collected by remote moisture sensors, drone-mounted cameras and automated weather stations are changing will fuel the next agricultural revolution. University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will launch a new, interdisciplinary graduate Certificate in Agricultural Data Science this fall. CAES News
Data collected by remote moisture sensors, drone-mounted cameras and automated weather stations are changing will fuel the next agricultural revolution. University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will launch a new, interdisciplinary graduate Certificate in Agricultural Data Science this fall.
Big Data Agriculture
From remote moisture sensors that produce a real-time feed of soil conditions to drones that use optical data to spot plant disease, the next green revolution will be fueled by new streams of data.