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Events

The 2023 Ag Forecast will be held January 27, 2023 in Tifton, Georgia. 
Jan 27
8:00AM - 11:00AM Ag Forecast 2023
Application of Biotechnology Tools to Aid in Ash (Fraxinus) Conservation and RestorationMason Richins, MS exit seminar Advisor, Dr. Scott MerkleUGA Warnell School of Forestry Resourcespresenting via zoom. zoom link has been emailed to Horticulture faculty, staff and students
Jan 31
8:30AM - 9:30AM Application of Biotechnology Tools to Aid in Ash (Fraxinus) Conservation and Restoration, Mason Richins (MS Forestry)
Application of Biotechnology Tools to Aid in Ash (Fraxinus) Conservation and RestorationMason Richins, MS exit seminar Advisor, Dr. Scott MerkleUGA Warnell School of Forestry Resourcespresenting via zoom. zoom link has been emailed to Horticulture faculty, staff and students
Jan 31
8:30AM - 9:30AM Application of Biotechnology Tools to Aid in Ash (Fraxinus) Conservation and Restoration, Mason Richins (MS Forestry)
Application of Biotechnology Tools to Aid in Ash (Fraxinus) Conservation and RestorationMason Richins, MS exit seminar Advisor, Dr. Scott MerkleUGA Warnell School of Forestry Resourcespresenting via zoom. zoom link has been emailed to Horticulture faculty, staff and students
Jan 31
8:30AM - 9:30AM Application of Biotechnology Tools to Aid in Ash (Fraxinus) Conservation and Restoration, Mason Richins (MS Forestry)
Please join us on February 8th for the 12th annual Northeast Georgia Beef Cattle Short Course in Athens, GA! We will have vendors and representatives from several companies and institutions to visit with during the breaks and lunch. Participants this year will receive continuing education hours for Beef Quality Assurance (3 hours). This year’s short course we be held in conjunction with the Focus on Genetically Enhanced EPDs Bull Sale.  The sale will be held on February 9th, but all bulls and heifers will be onsite during the short course.  Please visit our Focus on EPDs Bull Sale page for the catalog and more information on the sale. If you have any questions about the program, please contact your local Extension office (1-800-ASK-UGA1).  
Feb 08
8:00AM - 4:30PM Northeast Georgia Beef Cattle Short Course UGA Livestock Instructional Arena, Athens, GA
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Careers in Horticulture
A degree in horticulture will prepare you for success in a variety of fields, from sales to research, with job opportunities in areas such as floriculture, nursery crops management, landscape horticulture, and fruit, vegetable and nut crop management.
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CAES News

While blueberries are known to be susceptible to postharvest injuries, resulting in fruit softening or splitting during harvest, handling and storage, UGA researchers are trying to figure out why some crops experience greater losses. CAES News
CAES researchers examine blueberry quality issues for Georgia producers
A multidisciplinary team of University of Georgia agriculture experts are working to determine causes and solutions to postharvest quality problems that have hit Georgia’s blueberry growers hard in recent seasons. Funded by the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Office of Research and UGA Cooperative Extension, the project will address “major issues” with fruit quality, particularly in rabbiteye blueberries.
A peanut split in half lengthwise, exposing the pale, immature peanut inside the shell. Photo by Edwin Remsburg for UGA CAES CAES News
Field to jar: UGA researchers combat aflatoxin contamination in peanuts
On a warm morning in mid-September, tractor-drawn peanut-digging equipment burrowed beneath the peanut vines on the first of Tift County peanut farmer Greg Davis’s fields. This is the day peanut producers — and University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agents and UGA peanut researchers — work all season for.