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Closeup of small, unripe tomatoes growing in a backyard garden CAES News
Starting a garden from scratch
Whether you are a seasoned gardener or a novice, having a home garden can be an enriching experience. But starting from scratch may seem like a daunting endeavor. To help you embark on this journey, we've compiled a general guide, drawing insights from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension publications and Clarke County Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agent Laura Ney on the most important steps for establishing a garden.
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Georgia agricultural innovation center to bring farmers from fresh to value-added markets
The University of Georgia is launching the Value-Addition Institute for Business Expansion, or VIBE, a new center for rural food business assistance and resources headed by professors from the Department of Food Science and Technology in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the Department of Nutritional Sciences in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences. VIBE is funded by a $1.5 million grant from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture Innovation Center.
2024 EBroadusBrowne ResearchAwards CAES News
Four graduate-level scientists receive prestigious E. Broadus Browne Research Awards
Two doctoral students and two master’s students in the University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences were honored with awards for outstanding research after placing in the 2024 E. Broadus Browne Research Competition. In recognition of former Georgia Agricultural Experiment Station Director Edmund Broadus Browne, the annual competition highlights some of the best graduate research from departments within the college and challenges contestants with an oral presentation.  

Upcoming CAES Events

Nominations and applications for the Advancing Georgia’s Leaders in Agriculture and Forestry Program Class of 2025-2026 will open on June 1! Applications will be accepted through July 31. Participants will be selected through a nomination, application, and interview process. Anyone can serve as a nominator and submit their contact information along with the nominee's contact information with a written statement of support through this form.Prospective candidates should be actively involved in Georgia’s agriculture, forestry, natural resources and/or supporting industries and have demonstrated leadership potential. While there is no minimum education requirement, participants should be able to demonstrate leadership experience, work experience, and a high level of maturity, being the age of 25 years or older. Nominees will be invited to apply, and no more than 40 finalists will be invited to interview for the class.Each class will have up to 25 individuals diverse in age, gender, ethnicity, geographic location, professional background, and level of experience.
Jun 01
06/01 8:00AM - 07/31 5:00PM AGL Class of 2025-26 Nominations Open https://site.caes.uga.edu/agl/program/
Save the Date for our annual Public Open House at the Trial Gardens at UGA!Saturday, June 8th from 9AM until 12PM, we invite you to come and enjoy the garden and all the new trials for 2024!June is a lovely time to see our freshly planted annuals and perennials flowering in our garden beds, planters, and hanging baskets.We will offer Garden Tours on the hour at the gazebo, as well as a Plant Sale in the Garden.Parking is free on weekends, and admission is free with a suggested donation of $5.Every year is new and different here at the Trial Garden, and we hope you will kick off the season with us once again!University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Veteran, Disability Institution. If you need a reasonable accommodation or language access services, contact the Trial Garden at 706-583-0285 or trial-gardens@uga.edu, at least three weeks prior to the program date.
Jun 08
9:00AM - 12:00PM UGA Trial Gardens Public Open House 220 W. Green Street, Athens
As the birthplace of public higher education, we cannot promise any answers to those burning questions, but we do hope to provide some relief for you and any other Auburn-area alumni on Monday, June 10 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Auburn Hotel. We hope you will join us to share what you have been up to since graduation, hear about the exciting things CAES has been up to, and we may even call the Dawgs while we are at it!
Jun 10
5:00PM - 7:00PM Ag Dawg After Hours: Auburn The Hotel at Auburn Patio, Auburn, AL
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