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University of Georgia to build solar farm

Georgia Power and the University of Georgia got the green light to establish a 10-acre solar farm on university land to demonstrate tracking sunbeams.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-07/university-georgia-build-sola
New UGA extension service director

ATHENS, Ga. - The University of Georgia Extension is getting a new director.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-25/new-uga-extension-service-di
March snowstorm looming?

A University of Georgia climatologist says don?t be surprised if the polar vortex sends another snowstorm and a late frost before spring officially arrives.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-03-02/another-snowstorm-possible-m
Georgia Christmas tree farms busy day after Thanksgiving

The day after Thanksgiving, which has long called Black Friday, could also be called Evergreen Friday, Georgia Christmas tree farmers say.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-29/georgia-christmas-tree-farms-
Athens residents recall tornado that left trail of death, destruction

The unusually violent F-4 tornado on March 31, 1973 killed two people and left behind an estimated $113 million in damage.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-04-01/athens-residents-recall-tornado-lef
Georgia makes agricultural agreement with West Africa's Gabon

ATLANTA - Agricultural experts from Georgia have inked a deal with the West African country of Gabon to help develop its tiny farming sector - a partnership that could lead to lucrative deals for state producers.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-26/georgia-makes-agricultural-ag
University of Georgia extension cuts not likely to affect Augusta programs

Planned budget cuts will eliminate University of Georgia Extension Service jobs, but not in Augusta.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-09-19/university-georgia-extens
UGA to expand research goals

ATHENS, Ga. - A new University of Georgia strategic plan calls for big investment in research - hiring star researchers, new and renovated buildings, increasing graduate enrollment and paying more of them scholarship and assistantship money.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-11-26/uga-expand-research-goal
Unit will teach farm techniques to Afghans

When his unit arrives in southeastern Afghanistan later this spring, National Guard Maj. Greg Worden's mission won't be to fight, but to plant.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-04/unit-will-teach-farm-techniqu
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Soldiers will teach Afghan farmers

It was a bittersweet day for the men and women of the National Guard's 201st Agribusiness Development Team, who were celebrated Monday in a departure ceremony at Fort Gordon.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-26/soldiers-will-teach-afghan-fa
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