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Erico Rolim de Mattos in his lab at the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. CAES News
Growing more on less land
University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental doctoral student Erico Rolim de Mattos envisions a world where exploding human populations, global climate change and land overdevelopment has rendered mankind incapable of producing enough food to sustain humanity. This scenario is a very real possibility, and it has captured the minds of specialists from organizations like NASA and the United Nations.
Eddy-Jean Etienne working in the Agricultural & Environmental Services Lab in Athens. CAES News
High-tech help for Haiti's farmers
Haitian farmers have toiled for more than a century to grow crops in the nation’s notoriously ravaged farmlands. A new soil-testing lab, scheduled to open in June, should help farmers in Haiti improve their yields.
Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education program CAES News
SARE grants
Do you have a great idea for a project that combines sustainable agriculture and your community but no money to ahead? Apply for funding through the Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education Sustainable Community Innovation Grant program.
Steve Brown is the assistant dean for University of Georgia Cooperative Extension with the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. CAES News
Sustainable ag?
Ok, I admit it. The “sustainability” movement in agriculture makes me uncomfortable at times. I bet most seasoned ag folks out there understand what I’m talking about.
A garden hoe lies in a pile of fresh compost. CAES News
Compost clues
Recycling paper and bottles is good for the planet. Recycling food waste into compost is good for your garden, saves water and makes your plants happier, according to a University of Georgia expert.
Energy in organics
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences recently received $45,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to address energy concerns in organic farming.
Sustainable ag debate
Three candidates in the race for Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture will face off in a debate at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 2 at the Emory University School of Law’s Tull Auditorium in Atlanta, Ga.
Produce on sale at the 2010 Athens Farmers Market. CAES News
Locally grown
Matthew Roher, chef and owner of Cha Bella restaurant in Savannah, says local is better, and he wants to connect Georgians to local producers of fine food.
Children eat mangoes and stare at UGA agricultural experts working in a field near Los Palis, Haiti, March 16. CAES News
Haiti agriculture
In the shadow of a rundown block building in Los Palis, Haiti, children wearing tattered clothes bit into half-ripened mangoes they picked from the ground and wondered about the strange men toiling around in the field.
Environmental Stewardship winner 2010 Earl Barrrs. Award presented by Chuck Leavell and Gov. Sonny Perdue. Also pictured Wanda Barrs. CAES News
Good Stewards
Chuck Leavell, the Deen Brothers and Gov. Sonny Perdue were on hand March 16 for the 7th annual Georgia Agriculture Day, the traditional kick-off of Georgia Agriculture Awareness Week, which runs March 15-19. During the event, Leavell and Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue recognized the regional winners of the Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Award given annually to farmers who do an exceptional job protecting their land and promoting environmental practices in agriculture. The Deen Brothers, Jamie and Bobby, announced the winners of the 2010 Flavor of Georgia contest.