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October 11, 2019

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CAES Alumni Association recognizes outstanding college alumni on Oct. 4


The CAES Alumni Association presented the 2019 awards at the 65th  University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) Alumni Association Awards banquet on Oct. 4 at the Classic Center in downtown Athens, Georgia.
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September was unseasonably hot, dry, UGA climatologist says


While it seems Georgia is finally seeing a break from the summer heat, the long hot summer, including a record-setting September, has already caused problems for many Georgia farmers.
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Financial literacy program helping 4-H'ers learn the value of a buck


Two University of Georgia Cooperative Extension offices in rural counties in north and south Georgia are helping 4-H’ers realize the importance of financial literacy.
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UGA SNAP-ED team creates two interventions for national SNAP-ED Toolkit


Two interventions created by the University of Georgia Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) team have been added to the national SNAP-Ed Toolkit.
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Georgia 4-H youth test their forestry knowledge at state field day


Twenty-eight Georgia 4-H youth participated in the 2019 State Forestry Field Day held on Sept. 28, 2019 at Flinchum’s Phoenix, located in the University of Georgia Whitehall Forest in Athens, Georgia.
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It's late, but fall is here; time to tackle fall lawn chores


As summer finally winds down, so do a lot of landscape plants. With a break from the 90-degree heat, it’s time to get ready for winter.
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Trial Gardens at UGA wrap up summer season by announcing the 2019 Classic City Award Winners


Another steamy Georgia summer is in the books. For the staff at the Trial Gardens at the University of Georgia, it seems like the end of a marathon.
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UGA, FSA to jointly hold producer meetings in October


University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agricultural economists and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) will jointly hold producer meetings throughout Georgia from Oct. 8-11. The meetings will address three major government support programs including disaster assistance, trade assistance and farm safety-net programs.
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