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University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Director of Experiential Learning Amanda Stephens, CAES undergraduate student Abigail Pierce and CAES Associate Professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics Susana Ferreira celebrate the first semester of successful student exchange with Universidad Publica de Navarra in Pamplona, Spain. CAES News
Study in Spain
As a first-generation college graduate, Susana Ferreira understands the benefits of earning a degree. The associate professor of agricultural and applied economics also knows that studying in another country can be life-changing.
The Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics awarded 30 scholarships for 2017-2018. From left, recipients include Charles Orgbon, Mallory Chafin, Jared Daniel, Kayla Imler, Ashley Smith and Mallory Warren. CAES News
Departmental Scholarships
The Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics awarded 30 scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year. Here are a few of the outstanding students who were awarded departmental scholarships for their accomplishments.
Watermelons sit in a truck after being harvested on the UGA Tifton campus. CAES News
Watermelon Diseases
June’s rainfall increased the potential for diseases to strike south Georgia watermelon fields, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension experts.
Cotton being harvested. CAES News
Cotton Diseases
In addition to root-knot nematodes and target spot disease, Georgia cotton farmers should be prepared to fight bacterial blight, said University of Georgia Cooperative Extension plant pathologist Bob Kemerait.
Cotton is watered on the UGA Tifton campus in 2014. Irrigation equipment needs to be serviced before the production season begins. CAES News
Cotton Irrigation
Decreasing irrigation for cotton crops during the early season may not affect yields and could save growers more than 54,000 gallons of water per acre, according to University of Georgia researchers.
Cotton being harvested. CAES News
Cotton Outlook
Georgia growers can expect to make at least 5 to 6 cents more per pound of cotton than they received this time last year, according to Don Shurley, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension cotton economist.
Irrigation pivots are being used on the UGA Tifton Campus. CAES News
Crop Inputs
If Georgia farmers want to maximize their profits, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension economist Amanda Smith says that, like all business owners, they first need to know their costs of production.
Caroline Phillips spent two semesters studying at ETH in Switzerland while earning her UGA degree. CAES News
Exchange Program
As she began her sophomore year, Caroline Phillips knew something was missing from her collegiate experience. “I had friends, was a member of various organizations, and was doing fine academically,” she recalls. “But I thought I needed something more.”
A team of food industry experts and grocery buyers selected 33 products to compete in the final round of the University of Georgia's 2019 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest. CAES News
Flavor of Georgia Deadline
The competition for the University of Georgia’s 2017 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest is coming together, but it’s not too late to enter.
The 2017 Georgia Ag Forecast event in Macon was held at the Georgia Farm Bureau Building. CAES ag economist Don Shurley is shown (r) with Hunter Loggins of the Georgia Agribusiness Council and Tas Smith of the Georgia Farm Bureau. CAES News
2017 Ag Forecast
In 2017, Georgia row crop farmers will likely devote more acreage to the state’s tried-and-true commodities: cotton and peanuts. This and other agricultural projections for the year were the focus of the 10th annual Georgia Ag Forecast seminar series, held across the state Jan. 18-27.