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Events

Photovoltaic Solar Panels and Greenhouse Crop ProductionParker Persons, MS research proposalpresenting from the Athens campus Wednesday, November 303:00pm – 3:30pmThree available in-person meeting locations. 1205 Miller Plant Sciences (Athens), 111 Student, Learning Center (Griffin), and the Conference Room-Horticulture building (Tifton) Email mariatwedt@uga.edu for zoom link which is only provided to UGA personnel, students and colleagues.
Nov 30
3:00PM - 4:00PM Horticulture Graduate Seminar: Photovoltaic Solar Panels and Greenhouse Crop Production Miller Plant Science, ATHENS, GA
Ways to view: Athens: CAGT Room 128 - Attend seminar in person Athens: Miller Plant Sciences 3113 - Watch the Zoom feed Griffin: 102 SLC - Join your colleagues and watch the Zoom feed Tifton: 125 NESPAL - Join your colleagues and watch the Zoom feed  Click to Join the Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 986 4585 7572 Passcode: 875206 Note: Users must login through their UGA Zoom accounts before joining the meeting.
Dec 01
4:00PM - 5:00PM PBGG Seminar: CRISPRing: Gene Editing to Accelerate Plant Breeding by Vinavi Lakshman Center For Applied Genetic Technologies, ATHENS, GA
Join us for the annual UGArden Holiday Herb Market
Dec 03
10:00AM - 2:00PM UGArden Annual Holiday Herb Market UGArden Student Farm, Athens, GA
We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, December 7 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the UGA Livestock Instructional Arena. This event will be a drop-in and lunches will be distributed for the duration of the event.
Dec 07
All Day CAES Athens Campus Holiday Luncheon
During this public webinar, Dean Nick Place will review CAES accomplishments from the last calendar year and provide updates on our goals for the future as we enter 2023. To hear more about where we've been, where we are and where we're going together, please register for the event. 
Dec 07
8:30AM - 9:30AM 2022 State of the College https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_iGbwxw5qQaikieygfCyFYg
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Careers in Horticulture
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CAES News

2022 Marie Fort Garden Club Scholarship CAES News
Horticulture doctoral candidate awarded Marie Fort Garden Club Scholarship
Srijana Thapa Magar was named the 2022 recipient of the Marie Fort Garden Club Scholarship, presented annually to a student in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of Georgia Griffin campus. Thapa Magar, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Horticulture at UGA-Griffin, was thrilled to receive the award, which she said will help further her academic and career goals.
Although she has done extensive work in GMO advocacy, Van Eenennaam’s own research centers on a different topic entirely: genome editing. (Photo by Dennis McDaniel) CAES News
Science communication is key to public acceptance, innovation
Genetic improvement, particularly improvements related to animal production, has been one of the most transformational agricultural advancements in our history. The breeding of healthier, more productive livestock has been achieved through genetic selection over the course of time, both through natural genetic selection and through increased use of artificial insemination.