Alumni

From Four Towers

CAES Alumni Association President Joel McKie's message to Ag Dawgs

Calling the Dawgs

CAES alumni and employees call the Dawgs at the CAES Alumni Association's annual G-Day Tailgate

A Father's Legacy

Dr. and Mrs. Michael Pulliam and family honor patriarch by establishing a faculty chair position at UGA

Fire and Ice

Read CAES alumna Angela Nemeth's firsthand account of her run with the Olympic flame prior to the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea

Lead Dawg: Rachel Santos

Rachel Santos' path takes her from Conner Hall to the halls of Congress and back

Market Erosion

CAES economist and alumnus Craig Landry awarded National Science Foundation grant funds to study fiscal effects of erosion in coastal communities

Shell 'em & Sell 'em

UGA Extension helps south Georgia peanut producers improve their bottom lines

Finding her Niche

Alumna Sara Haddow-Liebel's 4-H and CAES experience led to a faculty position in the Physician Assistant Department at Augusta University

Peas in a Pod

CAES and UGA Extension entomological research, including work by alumnus David Riley, supports family farmers

Exploring New Pastures

Alumna Kaylar Howard's CAES education prepared her for both medical school and farm life

Class Notes

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2018 Bulldog 100

The UGA Alumni Association recognized six CAES alumni-owned businesses in the annual Bulldog 100 list

Generations of Excellence

Farmers, advocates, entrepreneurs and educators among those honored by CAES Alumni Association with CAES Alumni Awards of Excellence and CAES Young Alumni Achievement Awards in 2017

Lead Dawg: Katy Burden

In her job with the Georgia Poultry Laboratory Network, food animal veterinarian Katy Burden fights disease in poultry

Lead Dawg: Raghu Kandala

A food safety researcher, Raghu Kandala develops new products for Ocean Spray

Going Viral

CAES researchers and UGA Extension agents, including CAES alumni, battle whitefly infestations to prevent plant diseases

Creative License

Alumna Erin Burnett designed the new Georgia equine license plate

Shaping Georgia's Agricultural Landscape

Poultryman Bill Baisley and former Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Wayne Shackelford were inducted into the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame

Alumni among 2017 D.W. Brooks Awards Honorees

CAES alumni Wade Parker and Calvin Perry were among the 2017 D.W. Brooks Award winners. Parker won the Excellence in Public Service Extension award, and Perry won the Excellence in Extension award.

Lead Dawg: Jim Gibbs

Jim Gibbs' world-class garden was 30 years in the making

Lead Dawg: Todd Hurt

UGA Extension Program Specialist Todd Hurt received an Honorary American FFA Degree, the National FFA Organization's highest volunteer honor

Growing Careers

Ornamental horticulture generates jobs for rural Georgians. CAES alumni Ken and Leah James employ about 50 people at their James Greenhouses in Oglethorpe County, Georgia.

Advocates for Agriculture

Association Services Group, founded by alumnus Charles Hall, helps organizations thrive

Agriculture Education

Teachers develop ag literacy in youth. New alumna Lissi Carr weighs in on her role as an agriculture educator.