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Amber Rice teaches in the ALEC Department on the UGA Tifton Campus. CAES News
Tifton Ag Ed
The newest addition to the University of Georgia Tifton Campus faculty has a hefty goal: train the best agriculture teachers in the nation and produce enough graduates to fill all of the open agricultural education teaching positions in Georgia.
Prabhu Pingali will present at this year's International Ag Day. The event will also include the presentation of CAES Undergraduate Global Citizen Award, the Edward T. and Karen Kanemasu Global Engagement Award and the Global Programs Graduate International Travel Award. CAES News
Pingali Talk
Prabhu Pingali, director of the Tata-Cornell University Initiative for Agriculture and Nutrition, will speak April 7 at 4 p.m. in the Georgia Museum of Art as part of this year’s International Agriculture Day on the University of Georgia campus in Athens.
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Tax dips
Beginning in 2013, many of Georgia’s local governments started seeing downward trends in tax collections, causing local budget-makers some concern. The causes of local tax dips are hard to pinpoint, but some are pointing to the GATE, or Georgia Agriculture Tax Exemption.
Pictured are in-line feeders delivered by AgrAbility to a farmer in Fitzgerald. CAES News
AgrAbility Program
A small-town Georgia farmer, George Burke of Fitzgerald, counts his blessings for the much-needed assistance he received from the National AgrAbility Project, a program that helps physically disabled farmers, ranchers and other agricultural workers.
Cotton is dumped into a trailer at the Gibbs Farm in Tifton on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. CAES News
Farm Bill Meetings
A free series of educational meetings to teach farmers and landowners about the 2014 Farm Bill have been set for December.
Asian agricultural scientists visited the University of Georgia this week to share with and learn from researchers in the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. UGA animal and dairy scientist John Bernard is shown giving the group a tour of the dairy farm on the UGA CAES campus in Tifton. CAES News
Mini Summit
A group of scientists from China, Taiwan and Japan traveled to south Georgia this week to share their work with University of Georgia researchers during the Seventh Annual Mini Summit on Food, Policy and the Environment. Cultural differences and thousands of miles separate the group, but they are unified in their primary concern — the safety of the world’s food supply.
Mercy Butao, from Malawi, Africa, checks out peanuts during a stop on the Georgia Peanut Tour two years ago. CAES News
Georgia Peanut Tour
The annual Georgia Peanut Tour, held Sept. 16 to Sept. 18 in southeast Georgia, is a major attraction for the nation’s peanut industry, and attracts a number of international visitors.
Georgia agricultural leaders took part in a groundbreaking in July at the Sunbelt Expo in Moultrie. The groundbreaking was for the new Spotlight State building, which will be constructed in time for the Expo, to be held Oct. 14-16. Participating in the groundbreaking are (from left): Georgia Agricultural Commissioner Gary Black, Georgia Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall, University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Dean Scott Angle, Sunbelt Executive Director Chip Blalock, assistant director of the Georgia Development Authority Donald Wilder, professor of horticulture at Fort Valley State, James E. Brown, Brittany Beasley (representing Colombo North America) and ABAC President David Bridges. CAES News
Sunbelt Expo
Georgia will definitely be on the minds of the estimated 90,000 people that will flock to this year’s Sunbelt Ag Expo in October.
Sugar beets are being researched at UGA as a possible alternative feed source for dairy cattle. CAES News
Sugar Beets
Georgia dairymen may soon have an alternative feed source for their cattle.
Blue Suede blueberries CAES News
Georgia Exports Conference
More than 25 percent of Georgia-grown agricultural crops are exported to other countries and that percent is growing.