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The UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences held its second annual FABricate entrepreneurship challenge, final pitch contest March 28 at Conner Hall. 
Wished Trees', from left, Mary Kate and Rance Paxton; first place winners VTasteCakes' Jasmyn Reddicks, Ayodele Dare and Tatyana Clark and second place winners Kona Kola's John Tarleton, Alyssa Flanders and Lane Flanders pose with judges and supporters, from left, Laura Katz, Keith Kelly, Jim Flannery and Bob Pickney. CAES News
FABricate Winners
Three University of Georgia students earned $5,000 to bring their sweet business plan to fruition thanks to the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ FABricate entrepreneurship challenge. 
Madison Hickey, a senior majoring in agricultural communication, is serving as a legislative intern with the Senate Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee as part of the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' legislative internship program. She will spend 12 weeks working with the committee, which is chaired by Sen. John Wilkinson. CAES News
CAES Legislative Internship
It’s 11 a.m. on Thursday, during the Georgia General Assembly’s spring session, and people from all over the state start to the fill the wide hallways of the Georgia Capitol in downtown Atlanta.
Leslie Edgar is the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences department head for the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication. CAES News
ALEC Head
Leslie Edgar joins the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences as the new department head for the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication.
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Dean and Director Sam Pardue (center) congratulates recipients of the CAES D.W. Brooks Awards Nov. 7. This year's winners include, from left, Professor Katrien Devos, Professor Ignacy Misztal, Professor Maria Navarro, UGA Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Coordinator Wade Parker and Calvin Perry, superintendent of UGA's C.M. Stripling Irrigation Research Park. CAES News
D.W. Brooks
If the world’s going to double its food supply by 2050, it’s not going to happen without genetically modified crops. That was the hard-line taken by molecular biologist Nina Fedoroff at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' signature D.W. Brooks Lecture on Nov. 7, 2017.
The 2017 Golden Radish Award ceremony was attended by over 330 school nutrition leaders, school administrators, teachers and farm-to-school supporters from across the state of Georgia to celebrate excellence in farm-to-school programs. The ceremony was hosted by the Golden Radish Award Committee, including Georgia Organics, Georgia agriculture, education and public health departments, and University of Georgia Extension. CAES News
Golden Radish
Georgia’s agriculture, education and public health departments, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension and Georgia Organics came together at the historic Georgia Railroad Freight Depot to celebrate Georgia school districts with outstanding farm-to-school programs. Seventy-five school districts, serving more than one million students, are now participating in farm-to-school programs. These districts served more than 97 million school meals with local food items during the 2016-17 school year.
A vendor installs a soil moisture probe in a cotton field assisted by Jeremy Kichler, Colquitt County Extension Coordinator. CAES News
Irrigation Outreach
As part of an irrigation efficiency study by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, a 29-person team of social scientists, agricultural economists, climatologists, agricultural engineers and UGA Extension agents from the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is studying agricultural irrigation in order to increase the water-use efficiency in row crops common to southern Georgia.
Katie Murray is the new student recruiter on the UGA Tifton campus. CAES News
UGA-Tifton Student Recruiter
Katie Murray, the new face of the academic program at the University of Georgia Tifton campus, joined UGA-Tifton this summer as the new student recruiter, just in time to welcome this semester’s crop of students.
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
School Gardens
Over the past decade, the numbers of school gardens across Georgia has grown rapidly, and these gardens have become vital to the teaching process. Once seen primarily as a way to teach students about the importance of fresh vegetables and proper nutrition, the school garden has become a classroom resource that covers much of the curriculum.
Representing a broad cross section of corporations, businesses and organizations throughout Georgia, 25 professionals have been chosen to participate in the Advancing Georgia's Leaders in Agriculture and Forestry (AGL) 2015-2017 class. CAES News
AGL 2017-2019
Twenty-five professionals who represent a broad cross section of corporations, businesses and organizations throughout Georgia have been chosen to participate in the Advancing Georgia’s Leaders in Agriculture and Forestry (AGL) 2017-2019 class.
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AGL 2017
After two years of learning about Georgia’s largest industry and developing leadership skills, the second class of the Advancing Georgia’s Leaders in Agriculture and Forestry (AGL) program has graduated.