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January 31, 2020

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UGA viticulturist, plant pathologist to present at Wine Producers Conference Feb. 3-4


The annual Georgia Wine Producers Conference will be held Feb. 3-4 at Chateau Elan in Braselton, Georgia. Researchers from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will be among the conference speakers.
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UGA climate expert shares production strategies for spring weather


Georgia weather is predictably unpredictable, bitter cold one week and balmy the next. For that reason, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension experts urge Georgia growers to pay close attention to the weather over the coming months and be prepared to use irrigation for frost protection and potential dry conditions as we move into spring.
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UGA SNAP-Ed rolls out nation’s first evidence-based online program


The University of Georgia Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Education Program has launched Food eTalk, the country’s only evidence-based online SNAP-Ed program.
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Gov. Kemp recognizes winners of UGA Extension Radon Education Poster Contest


Gov. Brian Kemp recognized three students from northeast Georgia for their efforts to spread the word about the dangers of radon as part of the 2020 University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Radon Education Program Poster Contest.
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CAES ranked No. 3 College for Agricultural Sciences in U.S. by Niche


The University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) is ranked third on the 2020 list of Best Colleges for Agricultural Sciences in the U.S. by rankings platform Niche.
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Consumer spending, poultry exports and hurricane relief are positive signs for Georgia


The Georgia agriculture industry is experiencing some positive signs, with Hurricane Michael relief funds being approved for distribution, China reopening its poultry market to Georgia-raised poultry and consumers buying more Georgia-grown products, according to Georgia’s State Fiscal Economist Jeffrey Dorfman.
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UGA Ag Forecast shows Georgia beef and poultry on the rise


This year’s forecasts for peanuts, poultry, pecans, cotton and other Georgia crops are being presented across the state this month by University of Georgia agricultural economists. Georgia beef and poultry production is expected to increase while most other crops produced in the state will remain steady or decrease.
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