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5:30PM - 7:00PM ShowCAES '21 - A UGA College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences recruitment event. UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center, Tifton, GA
Should I Stay or Should I Go: Can Youth Migration be an Asset Rather Than a Liability in the Senegal Groundnut Basin? In a survey of more than 1,100 households in the Senegalese Groundnut Basin, researchers explore how young adults in rural areas are facing challenges like climate change, land degradation, and land tenure insecurity that will shape the role that agriculture plays in their future livelihood strategies. Specifically, they explore how out-migration impacts the lives of young people and the communities they leave behind.
9:00AM - 10:00AM Feed the Future Peanut Innovation Lab Lecture https://agrilinks.org/events/should-i-stay-or-should-i-go-can-youth-migration-be-asset-rather-liability-senegal-groundnut
Would you like more details on how to engage through your college, department, and major? The College of Agricultural and Environmental Science (CAES) is holding an event to tell you how! Using CAES as an example, CAES Ambassadors will hold a student panel to tell you how they engage to become successful. FREE popcorn and drinks too! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
6:00PM - 7:00PM CAES First Year Odyssey Seminar Event Conner Hall, ATHENS, GA
Join us for this free family-friendly event with live music, food, games, & fellowship with UGA Dept. of Poultry Science faculty, staff, alumni, and industry friends! RSVPs to Jessica Fife (email@example.com) by 5pm on October 1st are greatly appreciated.
6:00PM - 9:00PM Dept. Poultry Science Alumni & Friends Tailgate Southern Brewing Company, Athens, GA
Dr. Matthew Clark is an Associate Professor in the Department of Horticultural Sciences at the University of Minnesota. He has a three-way appoint and also serves as Director of Research for the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Dr. Clark leads the grape breeding and enology program at the University of Minnesota. His research project focuses on linking important traits to the grape genome to better understand gene function and equally important to improve the plant breeding process. His lab has focused on novelty like variegated leaves, as well as insect (phylloxera) and disease (powdery mildew) resistance. He has an ongoing project studying flavor and aroma compounds using GCMS and sensory analysis. Dr. Clark is a collaborator in the VitsGen project that has investigated several marker systems in grape for use in genetic mapping as well as marker assisted selection. Dr. Clark earned his graduate degrees from Minnesota studying first turf grass for his Masters and the apple for his PhD. Seminar Location: CAGT room 128 Athens; and via zoom at Tifton and Griffin campuses. Note: Zoom meeting ID will be sent out prior to the seminar.
4:00PM - 5:00PM IPBGG SEMINAR: Modern Grape Breeding, using DNA Markers to Enrich the Selection Process by Matthew Clark Center For Applied Genetic Technologies, ATHENS, GA
Join us for this FREE event that allows high school and potential college transfer students interested in science, technology, animals, and more for a day with UGA Department of Poultry Science faculty as they showcase their specialty in the poultry science and avian biology industries through various interactive sessions. Registration is required for attendance.
9:15AM - 2:00PM Open House Event - Dept. of Poultry Science UGA Poultry Research Center, Athens, GA