Recent CAES News

Don't toss your decorative pumpkins and jack-o'-lanterns in the trash this year, use these tips for sustainable disposal. CAES News
Pumpkin carving gone green
Every year after the autumn holidays, more than 1 billion pounds of pumpkins are thrown away. National Pumpkin Day, Oct. 26, kicks off a week of multiplying cucurbit decor, so celebrate this year by learning how to dispose of your pumpkins in a more sustainable way.
Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black will be recognized as the 2021 National Friend of Extension during the Epsilon Sigma Phi National Conference in Savannah, Georgia, Oct. 25-28. CAES News
Commissioner Gary Black named 2021 National Friend of Extension
Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary W. Black has been recognized as the 2021 National Friend of Extension by Epsilon Sigma Phi for his outstanding support for Extension. Commissioner Black was nominated for the national recognition by the University of Georgia's Alpha Beta chapter after being selected as the Georgia recipient in 2020.
leafcutter bee on mountain mint (1) CAES News
Pollinator conservation in the fall season
Pollinator conservation does not stop when the weather turns cool. There are a few items you can add to your pollinator to-do list for the fall and early winter to help pollinators next spring.

Upcoming CAES Events

Guest speaker Dr. Haley Oliver, Professor of Food Science at Purdue University will present Food Safety - Local Grocery Stores to Informal Markets Around the World on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. via Zoom. All are invited. 
Oct 27
10:00AM - 11:00AM Food Safety - Local Grocery Stores to Informal Markets Around the World https://zoom.us/j/7457247689
The 35th Annual J.W. Fanning Lecture will take place on October 27, 2021 at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Hotel.  Our guest speaker is  Acting Deputy Undersecretary of the USDA Jason Hafemeister. ADUS Hafemeister has been involved in agricultural farm and trade policy for over 25 years. Registration, refreshments and Awards presentation will take place at 10am and the lecture begins at 10:30am.
Oct 27
10:00AM - 12:00PM J.W. Fanning Lecture University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Hotel, Athens, GA
Fearlessly embracing the likelihood of failure, Daniel Seddiqui is now an international bestselling author, highly demanded speaker, and director of an innovative career exploration program. He is the founder of Living the Map, which raises awareness of the varying cultures, careers, and environments across the country through outreach, educational endeavors, and community building. Seddiqui encourages those to explore the world around them, to understand and respect one another and to make continuous discoveries to better themselves. Event begins at 11:10 AM and will conclude at 12:25 PM. 
Nov 02
11:00AM - 12:30PM Lecture: Daniel Seddiqui UGA Special Collections Library, Athens, GA
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