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
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, 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
Join us on Tuesday, July 2nd for the Annual Corn Boil and Farm Tour at the J. Phil Campbell Sr. Research and Education Center. Farm tours will begin at 10:00 a.m. and lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. This event is open to the public. Please RSVP by the morning of July 1, 2024, to Brooke Hale by email or call (706) 542-7236.
Jul 02
10:00AM - 2:00PM Annual Corn Boil and Farm Tour J. Phil Campbell Sr. Research and Education Center, Watkinsville, GA
The Georgia Mountain Research and Education Center will host its annual Field Day on Wednesday, July 24th, beginning at 8:00 a.m. A portion of the property will be open for a self-guided tour from 1:15-3:00 p.m. This field day is open to the public.
Jul 24
8:00AM - 3:00PM Georgia Mountain Field Day Georgia Mountain Research and Education Center, Blairsville
The Attapulgus Research and Education Center will host its annual field day on Thursday, August 1st, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This field day is open to the public.
Aug 01
8:30AM - 1:00PM Attapulgus Field Day Attapulgus Research and Education Center, Attapulgus, GA
Join us at the Southeast Research and Education Center for our annual field day on Wednesday, August 7th, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This event is open to the public.
Aug 07
9:00AM - 1:30PM Southeast Georgia Field Day Southeast Research and Education Center, Midville, GA
The Southwest Georgia Research and Education Center will hold its annual field day on Thursday, August 15th, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This event is open to the public
Aug 15
8:30AM - 1:00PM Southwest Georgia Field Day Southwest Georgia Research and Education Center, Plains, GA
An exciting way to kick off the new school year, the CAES Alumni Association hosts Ag Dawg Kickoff to welcome students, faculty, and staff at the start of every fall semester. Attendees are provided with food, musical entertainment, and student club exhibits. The event allows students, faculty, and staff to interact and discover ways to get involved with activities offered by CAES.
Aug 21
6:00PM - 7:30PM Ag Dawg Kickoff UGA Livestock Instructional Arena, Athens, GA
The D.W. Brooks Lecture is named for the late D.W. Brooks, founder of Gold Kist, Inc. Brooks started Cotton States Mutual Insurance Companies in 1941. He advised seven U.S. presidents on farm and trade issues. Among his many honors, he was the first inductee into the University of Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame. CAES hosts the annual lecture series and faculty awards for excellence celebration in his memory.
Nov 19
3:30PM - 5:00PM D.W. Brooks Lecture and Awards UGA Center for Continuing Education, Athens, GA