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Agribusiness and Economic Development News

Mark Jaronski, deputy commissioner for tourism with the Georgia Department of Economic Development, delivered the keynote at the inaugural Georgia Hospitality and Tourism Summit on May 2. CAES News
Inaugural HOST Summit highlights UGA impact on hospitality and tourism
More than 100 University of Georgia faculty, staff, students and external stakeholders involved in the hospitality and tourism industry gathered May 2 for the inaugural Georgia Hospitality and Tourism Summit organized by the UGA HOST Research Initiative.
Judges tasted and ranked 148 products in the first round of the Flavor of Georgia competition in mid-March. Thirty-two Georgia products were selected to advance to the final round of judging on April 21 at the Classic Center in Athens. CAES News
32 finalists to compete in Flavor of Georgia food product contest
Judges have selected 32 finalists to compete in the second and final round of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ annual Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest. Narrowed from a field of 148 products, the finalists will compete on April 21 at The Classic Center in Athens with an award ceremony to follow.

CAES Events

See ongoing research in fruits, vegetables, ornamentals, pollinators, organics and more at the Durham Horticulture Farm in Watkinsville. 
Jul 07
6:00PM - 8:00PM UGA Horticulture Farm Open House 2022 Durham Horticulture Farm, Watkinsville, GA
Whether you're a golf course superintendent or a homeowner who wants the perfect lawn, there'll be something for you at a University of Georgia Turfgrass Field Day. Come and get the latest information on how to care for your lawn or your golf course from UGA researchers and extension specialists. Field day includes such topics as controlling turf insects like mole crickets and white grubs and turf pests like crabgrass and other turf weeds. There is always an excellent BBQ and chicken lunch followed by displays and demonstrations of the latest turfgrass industry equipment.
Aug 03
8:00AM - 3:00PM UGA Turfgrass Field Day UGA Griffin Campus, Griffin, GA
The Grant Writers' Seminar at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is an excellent opportunity for faculty at all levels to hone their proposal development and writing skills, improving the probability of proposal success. Delivered by academicians for academicians, this seminar will focus on proposal writing for the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute for Agriculture (USDA-NIFA), yet the content is applicable to other funding entities. Instruction will focus on how to write with a linear progression of logic for a variety of audiences. All participants will receive take-home resources, including a field-relevant hard copy of The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook. Registration closes July 15, 2022.
Aug 15
8:30AM - 4:30PM Grant Writers Seminar: Write Winning Grant Proposals UGA Science Learning Center room 85, Athens, GA
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