More than 80 students from 15 agricultural colleges across the Southeast visited Leatherbrook Holsteins in Americus, Georgia, as part of the annual Southern Regional Dairy Challenge held in Cordele, Georgia, Nov. 13-15. Hosted this year by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, the event is designed to prepare college students for careers in the dairy industry. Members of the UGA team are shown with the farm's owner, Adam Graft, and one of their instructors, UGA animal and dairy science Assistant Professor Jillian Fain Bohlen. Pictured left to right are Graft, Kayla Alward, Mary Wright, Sarah Jane Thomsen and Bohlen. Nathan Webb (not shown) was also on the UGA team. CAES News
More than 80 students from 15 agricultural colleges across the Southeast visited Leatherbrook Holsteins in Americus, Georgia, as part of the annual Southern Regional Dairy Challenge held in Cordele, Georgia, Nov. 13-15. Hosted this year by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, the event is designed to prepare college students for careers in the dairy industry. Members of the UGA team are shown with the farm's owner, Adam Graft, and one of their instructors, UGA animal and dairy science Assistant Professor Jillian Fain Bohlen. Pictured left to right are Graft, Kayla Alward, Mary Wright, Sarah Jane Thomsen and Bohlen. Nathan Webb (not shown) was also on the UGA team.
Dairy students learn consulting, networking at Southern Regional Dairy Challenge
Georgia dairyman Adam Graft listened carefully as teams of college students gave their educated opinions on how he manages his 3,200-acre Americus, Georgia, dairy farm.
UGA President Jere Morehead and UGA CAES Dean Sam Pardue pose for a picture with Georgia Farmer of the Year John McCormick and his wife, Paula. CAES News
UGA President Jere Morehead and UGA CAES Dean Sam Pardue pose for a picture with Georgia Farmer of the Year John McCormick and his wife, Paula.
UGA's presence felt at Sunbelt this year
University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead and other UGA administrators celebrated the opening of the 2016 Sunbelt Agricultural Expo by visiting the trade show Oct. 18 in Moultrie, Georgia.
A dairy cow on the UGA Tifton Campus. CAES News
A dairy cow on the UGA Tifton Campus.
UGA researching betaine as possible food source for dairy cattle
Sha Tao and John Bernard, animal and dairy research scientists at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus, believe that feeding betaine to dairy cows could increase milk production.
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is challenging its students — and students across the university — to become entrepreneurial groundbreakers through FABricate, a contest of student ideas to help feed the world. CAES News
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is challenging its students — and students across the university — to become entrepreneurial groundbreakers through FABricate, a contest of student ideas to help feed the world.
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences launches FABricate entrepreneurship challenge this fall
From the development of the iron plow to the noble impulse to turn peanuts into a delicious sandwich spread, groundbreaking visionaries have repeatedly reshaped the way the world eats.
Carleen Porter at University Perugia in Italy CAES News
Carleen Porter at University Perugia in Italy
Q&A: International Agriculture Certificate Student's Internship in Italy
Carleen Porter, a fourth year Animal Science major spent eight weeks at the University of Perugia Veterinary School in Perugia, Italy, fulfilling the internship requirement for the International Agriculture Certificate. How did you decide on this program? Last spring, I was going to be part of a UGA-sponsored program in Verona for three months. I contacted Amanda Stephens (CAES Associate Director of Student Engagement) about adding on the certificate internship. Amanda was able to work with the UGA veterinary school to secure a veterinary internship at the University of Perugia.
Alexander Bucksch talks with a cow during the New Faculty Tour on Thursday, August 4, at the UGA Tifton Campus. CAES News
Alexander Bucksch talks with a cow during the New Faculty Tour on Thursday, August 4, at the UGA Tifton Campus.
Annual UGA tour stops at UGA Tifton
Thirty-six faculty members from the University of Georgia visited the Future Farmstead energy efficient house, learned about irrigation and peanut genetics, and fed calves during their stop at the UGA Tifton Campus as part of the 2016 New Faculty Tour.