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February 05, 2021

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Plant pathology graduate delivers seminar to boost conversation about equality


Speaking at the University of Georgia for the first time since graduating in 2008, U.S. Department of Defense's Ada Bacetty presented the “Shattered Ceilings” seminar to the campus community — an engaging conversation about breaking through barriers in pursuit of diversity and inclusion.
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Brigman to lead National Center for Home Food Preservation


A team of University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agents, led by a faculty member in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, will address consumer questions on food safety and preservation while overseeing the National Center for Home Food Preservation on an interim basis.
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Futris conferred Fellow status by National Council on Family Relations


Ted Futris, professor of human development and family science in the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences and UGA Cooperative Extension Family Life Specialist, has been named a Fellow of The National Council on Family Relations.
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Georgia 4-H hosts statewide Winter Virtual Archery Contest


More than 300 youth from 25 counties participated in the 2021 Georgia 4-H State Virtual Archery Contest this year. Georgia 4-H continues to adapt its programs to create a safe environment for 4-H’ers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Georgia Ag Forecast: 2021 offers opportunity for ‘rural to shine’


The pandemic has put a strain on all sectors of the economy, and the agricultural and food industries were no exception. From supply chain disruptions that led to dumping milk and crops to increased consumer demand for plants, there were many ups and downs in 2020 markets.
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