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UGA agricultural economist Ben Campbell uses a poinsettia production system to illustrate the cost of shrinkage for greenhouse growers. CAES News
Greenhouse Budgets
The purpose of this fact sheet is to demonstrate the impact shrinkage has on profitability. Although the focus is on poinsettia production, the underlying findings can be applied across greenhouse and nursery operations.
Michael Adjemian, who recently joined the faculty of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, comes to UGA from the USDA Economic Research Service. CAES News
Ag Policy Research
There is supply and there is demand, but there are also a myriad of other factors that determine the prices that the public pays for commodities at the grocery store and the profits that farmers make.
John Salazar joined UGA's College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences on May 1 as coordinator for the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics’ new hospitality and food industry management major. CAES News
Hospitality Major
After years of teaching and researching hospitality industry management at the University of South Carolina Beaufort, John Salazar knows hospitality is as much a science as it is an art.
Yu Chen who is finishing her doctoral studies at the University of Georgia, recently worked with fellow student Jiahui Ying to publish a research paper, “Flexible Tests for USDA Report Announcement Effects in Futures Markets,” in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics. CAES News
Student Publications
Yu Chen and Jiahui Ying, both finishing their doctoral studies at the University of Georgia, have received news this semester: Their research paper, “Flexible Tests for USDA Report Announcement Effects in Futures Markets,” was accepted for publication in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics.
Alankrita Goswami, a doctoral candidate in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, received UGA’s 2019 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. CAES News
Alankrita Goswami
Alankrita Goswami, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, is researching agricultural commodity markets, specifically the dynamics of options and futures markets of agricultural commodities. She uses her skills and knowledge of applied econometrics in both her own work and as a teaching assistant for Berna Karali — work that has earned her one of UGA’s 2019 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards.
Pine trees toppled over after Hurricane Michael in Wilcox County, Georgia. CAES News
No Relief
Agricultural producers in the region damaged most by Hurricane Michael are struggling to recover from this disaster without additional federal assistance, even as the 2019 spring planting season is now fully underway. A recent survey of Cooperative Extension county agents in Florida and Georgia showed that there is a great deal of continued uncertainty about future production in affected areas.
Foods that top the “most wasted” list include spoiled meats, fruits and vegetables; prepared foods and ingredients that have expired; and unconsumed leftovers. CAES News
Food Waste
Most Americans buy food knowing that they will likely throw some of it away. And, as incomes rise, so does the amount of food that’s wasted. These are just a few of the findings revealed by a food waste study conducted by University of Georgia economists in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
Cole Sosebee, a fourth-year student in the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication, presents his research poster at the 2019 College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium. CAES News
Undergraduate Research
On April 3, almost 70 College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) undergraduate students presented their research in the annual CAES Undergraduate Research Symposium.
A year after the devastation of Hurricane Michael, Georgia's pecan farmers are preparing for this year's crop. Pictured are pecans on the ground following Hurricane Michael in Decatur County, Georgia. CAES News
Georgia Pecans
The pecan industry in the Southeast U.S. is at a crossroads, and the 2019 season could go a long way toward determining the financial future for many Georgia farmers, according to Lenny Wells, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist.
FABricate entrepreneurship competition judges, from left, Four Athens' Jim Flannery, CBH International's Caroline Hofland, and Farmview Market's Keith Kelly, congratulate CAES agribusiness master’s degree student Eileen Schaffer and psychology student Amy Wright, otherwise known as Herb Girls Athens, for their win with their healthy coffee supplement, Rally Coffee. CAES News
FABricate
A two-woman team, Herb Girls Athens, won the $2,500 grand prize at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ FABricate entrepreneurs’ contest.