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UGA CAES students, from left; back, J. Thomas Golden, Michael Thompson, Sarah Brown, Tess Hammock and, front, Sarah Carnes and Mary Cromley will serve as UGA's Congressional Agriculture Fellows this summer.  Once in Washington D.C., the students will attend agricultural committee hearings and conduct agricultural-related research, all while earning credit hours towards graduation. CAES News
Congressional Agriculture Fellowships
This summer, six University of Georgia students will learn the inner-workings of our nation's capital as they serve as UGA Congressional Agricultural Fellows in Washington, D.C.
Tess Hammock, right, testified March 4 on behalf of the 7 million 4-H'ers in America. The hearing was held before the U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee on horticulture, research, biotechnology and foreign agriculture, chaired by Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.), left. CAES News
UGA Extension Centennial
University of Georgia student Tess Hammock testified at a U.S. House of Representatives hearing Tuesday on behalf of the 7 million 4-H’ers in America.
University of Georgia President Jere Morehead, left, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and Georgia Agricultural Commissioner Gary Black talk on Tuesday at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie. CAES News
Presidential Visit
University of Georgia President Jere Morehead dubbed his first visit to the Sunbelt Ag Expo as “spectacular.”
If you want to develop a farm-to-school program at your child's school, county and state UGA Extension personnel are ready and willing to work with you and your child's teachers to move your farm-to-school efforts forward. Extension personnel can connect schools with local farmers, provide curriculum and instruction on nutrition education, and assist with the implementation of school gardens. CAES News
National Teach Ag Day
Fewer Americans are being raised on farms than 50 years ago, but agricultural education teachers may be more important than ever. They are helping young people understand the complex food system that keeps American’s food supply safe and secure.
Jason Peake, an agriculture teacher at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus, talks to prospective students and family members at last week's showCAES Southeast recruiting event in Lyons on Sept. 19. CAES News
National Ag Teacher Day
Jason Peake was destined to teach agriculture. It’s in his DNA.
Diana King, a native of Illinois, is in her sixth year as an agriculture teacher at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus. CAES News
National Ag Teacher Day
A self-professed farm girl from Illinois is helping shape and mold future agriculture teachers at the University of Georgia.
Associate Dean for Academics Josef Broder stands with CAES Agricultural D.C. Fellows Valerie Noles, Rebecca Rykard, Heather Hatzenbuhler, William Moses and Lee Lister at the capital during summer 2013. CAES News
D.C. Fellows
With immigration reform, the farm bill and student loan negotiations making headlines this summer, the six University of Georgia students who spent the summer in Washington as College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences D.C. Ag Fellows were extremely busy.
Jason Peake, associate professor at the UGA Tifton Campus, talks with his students in a class during last spring semester. CAES News
UGA Tifton Academics
The University of Georgia Tifton Campus’ recipe for a successful academic program combines three ingredients: small class sizes, a hands-on learning approach and world-class scientists. The result is an academic program that appeals to individuals vying for top employment opportunities in agriculture.
John Beasley, a former professor at the UGA Tifton Campus, talks to a student during a showCAES@UGAsoutheast event. This year's southeast event will be held Oct. 4 in Statesboro. CAES News
CAES Academics
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will be showcased in a pair of upcoming recruitment events
J. Scott Angle, dean and director, UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. CAES News
UGA Student Success
Each year as a new group of freshmen shows up for the first day of class at the University of Georgia, I’m reminded of all the students who have crossed our path and now make up the rich fabric of our strong agricultural economy. Our graduates can be found in boardrooms and on ball fields, in legislatures and laboratories, classrooms, cow pastures and cotton fields all over the world.