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Georgia entomologist reducing plant viruses in crops
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences entomologist Rajagopalbabu Srinivasan aims to better understand plant viruses in the state's crops. Read more about Srinivasan's research.
UGA releases new muscadine variety
The new University of Georgia muscadine is golden and ripens early, making it an attractive choice for consumers and Georgia farmers. Read more about the new 'Hall' muscadine variety.
Retired UGA blueberry and small fruit horticulturist Gerard Krewer, left, holds a container of a new blueberry variety named in his honor. UGA blueberry breeder Scott NeSmith (right) named the new cultivar in honor of Krewer in recognition of his 20 years of service to Georgia's blueberry industry. Read more about the new blueberry cultivar.
UGA weed experts tell farmers not to go easy on pigweed
Concerns over low cotton prices and high treatment costs have University of Georgia Extension weed scientist Stanley Culpepper fearing Georgia farmers might be tempted to become conservative in their fight against glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth. Read more about Glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth in cotton.
UGA physiologist wins national award
University of Georgia Assistant Professor John Snider was named the Outstanding Young Cotton Physiologist during the recent Beltwide Cotton Conferences. This prestigious national honor was awarded to Snider primarily for his work on alternate irrigation methods. Read more about John Snider.
Specialized academic courses
Beginning fall 2015, the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences campuses in Athens and Tifton will offer advanced classes in precision agriculture, sustainable agriculture or plant breeding/genetics. The courses are designed to strengthen students' knowledge in these areas, a need the college administration has noted in the industry. Read more about specialized academic courses at CAES.
UGA Tifton grad student recounts study abroad experience
Studying overseas was an eye-opening experience for University of Georgia graduate student Camden Lowrance. Six months in Greece allowed Lowrance to work on his master's thesis and to prove that he could more than survive — he could excel at his work — in a foreign country. Read more about Camden Lowrance's study abroad experience.