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Two months In

coffee plants

I’m two months in to my six month internship in sustainable agriculture here at UGA en Costa Rica. Things are starting to come along, so I figured I’d make a second blog post. I studied Horticulture and grew up in the suburbs, so pigs and cows are a new experience!…
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Cheese and Fish!!

This past week I had my first visit into the field. I got to go with some of the other employees to the mountains. We went to an area of Romania that is close to Moldova and within the Carpathian Mountains. The purpose of the visit was to do some…
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Two weeks / Dos semanas

Wow! Four years went by faster than I thought it would. Summa cum laude, hooray! I couldn’t have done it without the mentors I met through the UGA community. I am thankful for the friendships, opportunities, and financial support I’ve found within the Department of Horticulture and CAES. I intend…
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The Journey Awaits

A whirlwind of emotions have assaulted me as this journey approached. “New” is the word that has come out of my mouth more times than I can count over the last few months. I am graduating college in the search of a new job, a new house, and a new…
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10 Travel Hacks for AgDawgs Abroad

Hey there world travelers! First, congratulations on making it to this point. You found a study abroad program that will take you across the world and allows you to explore your academic interests. You applied, paid that deposit, attended that orientation, wrote that scholarship essay, and now you’re about to leave…
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Excavations

Tonight (well, yesterday now), around 6:30 p.m., most of the turtle team for Keys beach and two volunteers from North Friars met at North Friars to excavate a nest that had hatched the night before. North Friars hatching rate is much, much higher than that of Keys and I had…
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First Live Leatherback Hatchling!

Over a week ago, high school students from Washington, D.C. began spending a few hours each night on patrol with us on the beach. Last night was their last night. At first, I was a bit worried about the whole ordeal. You never know how over ten high school students…
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