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andrew macelroy CAES News
UGA-hosted conference explores the link between agriculture and access
On the green roof garden of the University of Georgia Geography-Geology Building, Amy Sidran harvested kale and kohlrabi, scattered cover crop seeds and peppered green roof manager and graduate student Andrew MacElroy with questions about the uses of the space and how it is integrated with learning.
Resized Allison holds up a leaf of Saccharina latissima or sugar kelp amidst a dense population of wild seaweed in Plougeurneau France. Allison joined in on this field work in which a PhD student studying red seaweed was collecting data CAES News
CAES student works to revolutionize seaweed industry
When you hear the word agriculture, seaweed might not be the first thing that comes to mind. But Allison Fortner, a University of Georgia doctoral student pursuing a degree in the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication, is doing her part to help raise the profile of this important marine species.
Farm Stress Summit CAES News
Rural stress summit to connect Georgia farmers with community resources
Farm family health and wellness is a priority for many rural Georgia communities. As the backbone of Georgia’s No. 1 industry, agricultural producers face unprecedented pressures, including increasing input costs, a flood of produce imports, labor shortages, pandemic protocols for worker safety and more.

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The Grant Writers' Seminar at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is an excellent opportunity for faculty at all levels to hone their proposal development and writing skills, improving the probability of proposal success. Delivered by academicians for academicians, this seminar will focus on proposal writing for the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute for Agriculture (USDA-NIFA), yet the content is applicable to other funding entities. Instruction will focus on how to write with a linear progression of logic for a variety of audiences. All participants will receive take-home resources, including a field-relevant hard copy of The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook. Registration closes July 15, 2022.
Aug 15
8:30AM - 4:30PM Grant Writers Seminar: Write Winning Grant Proposals UGA Science Learning Center room 85, Athens, GA
Calling all first year and transfer students! Join us on August 18th from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm in the Conner Hall lobby to learn more about CAES clubs/organizations, student resources and programs. The night will be filled with networking, ice cream sundaes, popcorn and free giveaways! 
Aug 18
5:30PM - 7:00PM Orientation 2.0 Conner Hall, ATHENS, GA
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the Ag Dawg Kickoff hosted by the UGA CAES Alumni Association. FREE dinner from one of five food trucks. CAES student organizations and programs will have information available. Listen to the Redcoats play and snap a photo with Hairy Dawg. Students should bring their UGA ID card. T-shirts for the first 600 students.
Aug 24
6:00PM - 8:00PM Ag Dawg Kickoff UGA Livestock Instructional Arena, Athens, GA
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