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UGA's Siddharth Vij feeds a calf at the UGA-Tifton dairy. CAES News
New faculty learn how UGA drives agricultural success in Georgia during annual tour of the state
New faculty at the University of Georgia learned why agriculture continues to be the state's biggest economic driver and how UGA leads the way in helping Georgians sustain and improve commodities like peanuts, poultry, pecans and turfgrass.
Greg Fonsah (left), University of Georgia Tifton campus professor, will lead Auxence Muhigwa Akonkwa, a Fellow visiting UGA-Tifton from the Democratic Republic of Congo, in banana research. Akonkwa is taking part in Fonsah's research through the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders program. CAES News
UGA-Tifton hosts young Mandela Washington Fellow from Democratic Republic of Congo
Auxence Muhigwa Akonkwa, a Fellow from the Democratic Republic of Congo in central Africa, will visit the University of Georgia Tifton campus through the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders program.
Logan Moore is the first graduate of a new dual master's degree program in sustainable agriculture from the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) and UNIPD in Italy. He now holds master's degrees from both universities. CAES News
First student earns UGA-University of Padova dual master's degrees in sustainable agriculture
Time flies, especially when you’re studying a subject you love in the heart of Italy. For University of Georgia graduate student Logan Moore, who has spent the last 18 months conducting research and pursuing his master’s degree in sustainable agriculture, his time at the University of Padova, or Università degli Studi di Padova (UNIPD), has come to an end and his degrees are complete.
Crawford County ANR and 4-H agent Sarah Greer looks in a sweep net to see if her 4-H student caught any insects. CAES News
Georgia 4-H'ers learn about cotton during workshop on UGA Tifton campus
A select group of Georgia 4-H members learned about cotton production and the crop’s global impact as part of a daylong Cotton STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Workshop held on the University of Georgia Tifton campus on Thursday, July 19.
Andrea Scarrow pictured at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. CAES News
Scarrow to lead Extension Southwest District
Andrea Scarrow will lead University of Georgia Cooperative Extension’s Southwest District as the district’s director. She will oversee all three Extension program areas — Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR), Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS), and 4-H Youth Development — in 41 counties in the Southwest District. 
This year 59 Young Scholars represent more than 35 high schools from across the state spent six weeks working with researchers in the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. CAES News
Young Scholars celebrate a summer of scientific curiosity and inspiration
Pipette, check. Lab coat, check. A sense of scientific curiosity, double check. It’s not your typical gear list for summer camp, but it covers just what Georgia high school students needed while they participated in this summer’s University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) Young Scholars Program.
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