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Grow It Know It students Lucy Gibson, a junior in the Clarke Central High School; Jean Ayala Figueroa, an 8th grader at Clarke Middle School; Destiny Strickland, 8th grade at Coile Middle School and Mara Smith, a freshman at Clarke Central High School represent the Grow It Know It program celebrate Georgia Organic's Golden Radish Awards on Oct. 22. CAES News
Grow It Know It
Anyone who has ever been to a meal prepared by Clarke County Schools’ Grow It Know It students knows that the program is special, and now the state knows as well. 
UGA Extension agents Nan Bostick (left) and Lindsey Hayes (right) tour one of Rob Cohen's (center) pecan orchards in Decatur County, Georgia, following Hurricane Michael. CAES News
Hurricane Michael Totals
Hurricane Michael blew across southwest Georgia on Oct. 10, causing more than $2 billion in losses to the state’s agriculture industry, according to early estimates from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agricultural economists and Extension agents.
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Food Evolution?
From food labels to classroom debates, the public discussion around genetically modified crops and food is everywhere — but never with much depth.
Jessica Marter-Kenyon is the gender specialist for the Peanut Innovation Lab housed in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. CAES News
Gender Specialist
Jessica Marter-Kenyon has joined the Peanut Innovation Lab management team as an advisor on gender-related issues. As a postdoctoral research associate with the innovation lab, Marter-Kenyon holds a joint appointment with the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication at the University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
UGA graduate student Chandler Mulvaney (right) is shown with UGA alumnus Hiram Larew (center) and UGA Office of Global Programs Director Amrit Bart at the annual Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development meeting in Washington, D.C. Mulvaney was able to attend the conference thanks to funding provided by Larew. CAES News
Development Conference
After spending a year in Ghana working to provide support to farmers and leading a 4-H-style program for children, Chandler Mulvaney has a passion for international agriculture. 
Bobby Goss, a FoodPIC research technician, tells the faculty about UGA chocolate research. CAES News
New Faculty Tour
New faculty at the University of Georgia learned why agriculture continues to be the state's biggest economic driver and how UGA leads the way in helping Georgians sustain and improve commodities like peanuts, poultry, pecans and turfgrass.
With so many electronic devices and indoor activities vying for children's time, it's more important than ever for parents to encourage kids to explore the outdoors. CAES News
Nature Deficit Disorder
It’s been 10 years since author Richard Louv coined the term “nature deficit disorder” to describe children who are developmentally behind because they spend so much time inside. 
Students can study at the UGA Tifton campus in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. CAES News
Double Dawgs
The University of Georgia’s Double Dawgs program is a significant recruiting tool for the university’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES), according to Breanna Coursey, CAES director of student and employer engagement.
The UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences held its second annual FABricate entrepreneurship challenge, final pitch contest March 28 at Conner Hall. 
Wished Trees', from left, Mary Kate and Rance Paxton; first place winners VTasteCakes' Jasmyn Reddicks, Ayodele Dare and Tatyana Clark and second place winners Kona Kola's John Tarleton, Alyssa Flanders and Lane Flanders pose with judges and supporters, from left, Laura Katz, Keith Kelly, Jim Flannery and Bob Pickney. CAES News
FABricate Winners
Three University of Georgia students earned $5,000 to bring their sweet business plan to fruition thanks to the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ FABricate entrepreneurship challenge. 
Madison Hickey, a senior majoring in agricultural communication, is serving as a legislative intern with the Senate Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee as part of the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' legislative internship program. She will spend 12 weeks working with the committee, which is chaired by Sen. John Wilkinson. CAES News
CAES Legislative Internship
It’s 11 a.m. on Thursday, during the Georgia General Assembly’s spring session, and people from all over the state start to the fill the wide hallways of the Georgia Capitol in downtown Atlanta.