Nan Bostick, Garrett Brown and David Sutherland are among the students graduating from the UGA Tifton campus this month. CAES News
UGA-Tifton set to celebrate winter graduates
The University of Georgia Tifton campus will recognize nine College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences graduates at a special ceremony slated for Saturday, Dec. 9. The ceremony will be held in the seminar room of the NESPAL building on the Tifton campus from 2-4 p.m.
Corn being harvested on the UGA Tifton campus in 2016. CAES News
Georgia corn yields lower than last year's crop
Georgia’s corn yields were lower than expected this season due to prolonged cloudy conditions this summer, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension corn, soybean and small grains agronomist Reagan Noland.
Crimson clover and rye grow together to form a cover crop in a research plot on the University of Georgia Mountain Research and Education Center in Blairsville, Georgia. CAES News
UGA Extension pecan specialist believes cover crops are valuable additions to pecan orchards
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells recommends planting crimson clover, or a similar cover crop, in pecan orchards to supply much-needed nitrogen and build up organic matter in the soil.
Lowndes County Extension Coordinator Jacob Price examines a satsuma tree in Lowndes County in 2015. CAES News
Georgia's first big crop of satsumas on track for 2018 harvest
Southern Georgia farmers growing ‘Owari’ satsumas are on track to harvest a bountiful crop of the citrus fruit at this time next year, according to Jacob Price, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension coordinator and Agriculture and Natural Resources agent for Lowndes County.
Group of truffles. CAES News
UGA scientist to test viability of European truffles in Georgia
University of Georgia plant pathologist Tim Brenneman has studied the viability of truffles in the state’s pecan orchards for years. This winter, he will advance his research by introducing the European variety of truffles to Georgia pecan trees.
When planning a game day party, make healthy food choices by using white meat, such as the chicken in this chicken log, instead of beef and pork. To ensure that food remains at safe temperatures, keep cold-perishable foods in the refrigerator until right before the party and don't leave them at room temperature for more than two hours. CAES News
UGA Extension offers tips on healthy, nutritious game day foods
Football season is here. Whether you are tailgating at the game or hosting a game day party at home, following a few easy tips from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension can ensure you have a fun, healthy game day.
The bean plataspid or kudzu bug CAES News
Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council to meet Oct. 30 at UGA-Griffin
The Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council will examine the control and management of invasive insects and plants at the council’s annual conference on Monday, Oct. 30, at the University of Georgia Griffin campus. The conference runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Cucurbit leaf crumple virus, a disease carried by whiteflies, infects vegetable plants like squash (pictured). CAES News
UGA researchers search for management solutions for whiteflies
Summer may have ended, but Georgia’s silverleaf whitefly infestation has not.
Cotton plants blown over from Tropical Storm Irma's winds on the UGA Tifton campus. CAES News
Georgia's cotton crop sustained at least 10 percent loss across the state due to Irma
Georgia’s cotton crop sustained at least $100 million in losses following Irma’s trek across the state, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension cotton agronomist Jared Whitaker.
A crowd gathers at a past Ornamental Horticulture Research Field Day at UGA's Durham Horticulture Farm. This year's tour, which is free and open to the public, will be Oct. 6. CAES News
UGA horticulturalists to host Ornamental Horticulture Research Field Day on Oct. 6
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) Department of Horticulture will host Ornamental Horticulture Research Field Day at UGA’s Durham Horticulture Farm in Watkinsville, Georgia, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 6.