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Small cattle farm in middle Georgia grows up with help from UGA

What Joseph Egloff began as a “little hobby” in 2011 is now a full-time cattle ranch with a meat packing plant that serves customers from Florida to North Carolina. “I had eight head of cattle and a day job to… Full story

Healthcare, infrastructure and education are among the topics UGA academic experts will explore alongside outreach faculty in rural Georgia

Eight individual or teams of UGA academic faculty members were awarded seed grants to conduct research in rural communities alongside faculty from Public Service and Outreach and Cooperative Extension. The faculty members were among 20 that attended the inaugural Rural… Full story

UGA’s State Botanical Garden of Georgia brings buzz to the Athens community

The buzz around UGA this spring is coming from East Campus Road and Sanford Drive. That’s where bees, butterflies and other insects are gathering around new pollinator plant beds installed to raise awareness of the importance of native plants, as… Full story

UGA launches workshop, seed grant program to increase faculty research in rural Georgia

A new program at the University of Georgia will connect academic faculty who want to do research in parts of rural Georgia with existing UGA Public Service and Outreach and Extension networks throughout the state. Twenty academic faculty members, representing… Full story

Experience in UGA Public Service and Outreach helped prepare alumna for pandemic recovery

Dealing with a crisis is nothing new for Sarah Jackson (BA ’11, MPA ’15), community partnerships manager at the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS). Now, with COVID-19, she’s finding her connections to UGA more helpful than ever…. Full story

Growing Georgia Wine

When the Boegner family found the property that would become Wolf Mountain Vineyards and Winery in the mid-1990s, it was 30 acres of pine trees located 60 miles from downtown Atlanta.  Today, it’s a thriving vineyard. On a given Saturday,… Full story

UGA Small Business Development Center to partner with UGA Extension

The UGA Small Business Development Office’s Office of Minority Business Development is collaborating with the College of Family and Consumer Sciences’ Cooperative Extension program to offer the SBDC’s Hispanic Entrepreneurial Series program to a group of 20 daycare owners in… Full story