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The current factors disrupting the economy are not the same as those normally seen in a pre-recessionary period, said State Fiscal Economist Jeffrey Dorfman. “There may be bumps and economic growth may slow down, but if there is a recession, it will not be a normal one. The economy is not going to lose a lot of jobs.” (Photo by Dorothy Kozlowski/UGA) CAES News
Ag sector likely to support economy through possible recession
While there is a lot of concern about impending recession in the U.S., the traditional economic indicators of recession aren’t fully apparent, especially in the agricultural sector, according to State Fiscal Economist Jeffrey Dorfman, a professor of agricultural and applied economics in the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.   
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Four CAES alumni among UGA Alumni Association 40 Under 40 Class of 2022
Four graduates of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) are among the University of Georgia Alumni Association's 40 Under 40 Class of 2022. Among the young alumni finding creative solutions to world problems, leading businesses and serving their communities are four honorees from CAES: a lawyer, a veterinarian, an industry representative and a medical resident.

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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
Calling all first year and transfer students! Join us on August 18th from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm in the Conner Hall lobby to learn more about CAES clubs/organizations, student resources and programs. The night will be filled with networking, ice cream sundaes, popcorn and free giveaways! 
Aug 18
5:30PM - 7:00PM Orientation 2.0 Conner Hall, ATHENS, GA
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the Ag Dawg Kickoff hosted by the UGA CAES Alumni Association. FREE dinner from one of five food trucks. CAES student organizations and programs will have information available. Listen to the Redcoats play and snap a photo with Hairy Dawg. Students should bring their UGA ID card. T-shirts for the first 600 students.
Aug 24
6:00PM - 8:00PM Ag Dawg Kickoff UGA Livestock Instructional Arena, Athens, GA
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