News

The CAES editorial team shares news about CAES and UGA Extension with press and internal and external audiences. If you have a story idea or would like to write a news release, email CAESnews@uga.edu.

Our writers relay scientific and technical information from CAES scientists and Extension specialists to farmers, agricultural businesses and consumers through newspapers, television shows, radio spots, websites and magazines. They also highlight the college's outreach and community-building efforts across the state.  

News stories about the college and UGA Extension are shared on a daily and weekly basis with an audience of more than 1,000 consumers and members of the media through the CAES Media Newswire. The stories also appear on UGA Today, in news outlets across Georgia and beyond, and as university and college website features.  

Publications and Editing 

The editor for UGA Extension publications reviews all faculty-submitted research that is written to be used and understood by the public before they are designed and then published on the web. In addition to more than 900 publications that can be viewed and downloaded for free, UGA Extension offers several high-quality publications for purchase at UGAextensionstore.com. Faculty should review the publishing guidelines and process on the CAES Intranet

Our editors also review all news, marketing materials and other information disseminated through official college channels. OMC uses the Associated Press (AP) style for all news and marketing communications. Extension publications follow APA style. 


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Latest CAES News:

Poison ivy in a forested area. CAES News
Detect and protect: Expert tips to identify and control poison ivy
Poison ivy is a common poisonous plant in Georgia and is infamous for causing allergic reactions for as many as 50 million Americans annually. To manage it effectively and safely, it's important to understand its traits and use the right control methods to deal with this troublesome plant. Mark Czarnota, an associate professor in the University of Georgia Department of Horticulture, provides helpful tips to distinguish poison ivy from common look-alikes and shares several ways to control the irritating plant.
40 Under 40 CAES News
UGA announces 40 Under 40 Class of 2024
The University of Georgia has unveiled the 40 Under 40 Class of 2024, a group of young alumni that includes a deputy national intelligence officer, a senior entertainment writer for Variety, an AI innovator at Microsoft, and more. The 40 Under 40 program celebrates the personal, professional and philanthropic achievements of successful UGA graduates under the age of 40. The latest cohort of young alumni leading the pack includes College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences graduates Chris Chammoun and Tiffany Woods.