UGA Associate Professor Alexa Lamm has earned the 2020 Borlaug CAST Communication Award from the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology. CAES News
UGA Associate Professor Alexa Lamm has earned the 2020 Borlaug CAST Communication Award from the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology.
UGA Associate Professor Alexa Lamm honored with 2020 Borlaug CAST Communication Award
University of Georgia Associate Professor Alexa Lamm has earned the 2020 Borlaug CAST Communication Award from the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST). The award is presented annually for outstanding achievement by a scientist, engineer, technologist or other professional working in the agricultural, environmental or food sectors for contributing to the advancement of science in the public policy arena.
The Tecomaria capensis 'Orange' is only one of dozens of varieties of plants available at the UGA Trial Gardens online plant sale. CAES News
The Tecomaria capensis 'Orange' is only one of dozens of varieties of plants available at the UGA Trial Gardens online plant sale.
UGA Trial Gardens holding virtual plant sale
The Trial Gardens at the University of Georgia will hold its annual plant sale in a virtual format this year. The sale will be open for online orders from 1 a.m. Wednesday, May 13, through 10 a.m. Friday, May 15, and plant pickup will be on Saturday, May 16, and Monday, May 18.
Dr. John Peroni at an RBC research roundtable meeting. At the table, left to right, Hitesh Handa, Peroni, Lohitash Karumbaiah and Jason Locklin. (Submitted photo taken in 2018) CAES News
Dr. John Peroni at an RBC research roundtable meeting. At the table, left to right, Hitesh Handa, Peroni, Lohitash Karumbaiah and Jason Locklin. (Submitted photo taken in 2018)
Growing back the lymph system
A team including University of Georgia researchers has for the first time documented the regrowth of surgically removed pathways in the lymphatic system, a network of vessels designed to pump away inflammatory fluids and defend the body against infection.
A student working on the UGA Tifton Campus weighs tomatoes at the Blackshank Farm. CAES News
A student working on the UGA Tifton Campus weighs tomatoes at the Blackshank Farm.
COVID-19 guidelines for agricultural operations
Farmers and food processors take routine steps to reduce the likelihood of foodborne pathogens, like Salmonella and E. coli, contacting our food and causing illness. The procedures that our food industry takes on a daily basis are also effective in reducing the chances that the coronavirus responsible for COVID-19 will come in contact with the food we eat.
This is the first time that U.S. Census responses are widely being submitted online, although paper and telephone self-responses are also being accepted through Oct. 31. CAES News
This is the first time that U.S. Census responses are widely being submitted online, although paper and telephone self-responses are also being accepted through Oct. 31.
U.S. Census self-response deadline Sept. 30
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected much of daily life for Americans, but a few minutes spent completing the 2020 U.S. Census now will make a big impact in the coming decade.
University of Georgia food scientist Yen-Con Hung has been named the first recipient of the Koehler-Ayers Professorship. CAES News
University of Georgia food scientist Yen-Con Hung has been named the first recipient of the Koehler-Ayers Professorship.
UGA food scientist Yen-Con Hung named first Koehler-Ayers Professor
University of Georgia food scientist Yen-Con Hung has been named the first recipient of the Koehler-Ayers Professorship.
Creating a compost pile keeps unnecessary waste out of landfills, as landscape refuse, such as leaves, grass clippings and trimmings, accounts for up to 20% of landfill waste. CAES News
Creating a compost pile keeps unnecessary waste out of landfills, as landscape refuse, such as leaves, grass clippings and trimmings, accounts for up to 20% of landfill waste.
Spring is a perfect time to start composting
With more time at home on many people’s hands these days, lots of yard work is being tackled, making this year’s International Compost Awareness Week, May 3 through 9, a perfect time to create a home composting system.
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will premiere a convocation ceremony video on Thursday, May 7, at 6 p.m. CAES News
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will premiere a convocation ceremony video on Thursday, May 7, at 6 p.m.
CAES to hold convocation ceremony online
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will premiere a convocation ceremony video on Thursday, May 7, at 6 p.m. to celebrate new graduates.
UGA plant pathologist Albert Culbreath has been named a 2020 Fellow of the American Phytopathological Society. CAES News
UGA plant pathologist Albert Culbreath has been named a 2020 Fellow of the American Phytopathological Society.
Two UGA scientists named Fellows of the American Phytopathological Society
Two prominent faculty members of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Albert Culbreath and Harald Scherm, have been named 2020 Fellows of the American Phytopathological Society.