Zhongyuan Liu, a Ph.D. candidate in agricultural economics at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, talks to a farmer in China for a case study on land reform policies. CAES News
Zhongyuan Liu, a Ph.D. candidate in agricultural economics at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, talks to a farmer in China for a case study on land reform policies.
First-hand stories help document impact of Chinese land reform
Zhongyuan Liu, a University of Georgia doctoral candidate in agricultural economics, knows that analyzing data sets won’t give you a very clear understanding of the impact of rural land reforms in China. For that, you have to talk to farmers.
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UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences researchers secure over $1 million to understand how microbes help grass thrive
While many people know that the microbes in our guts are an important part of our health, many are unaware that microbes are just as important to our crops.
Andre da Silva is the new Extension vegetable specialist on the UGA Tifton campus. CAES News
Andre da Silva is the new Extension vegetable specialist on the UGA Tifton campus.
Georgia's vegetable growers have a new resource in Extension specialist Andre da Silva
New University of Georgia Cooperative Extension vegetable specialist Andre da Silva will improve vegetable production in Georgia through irrigation — and fertilizer-based research on the UGA Tifton campus.
Palmer amaranth can reach heights of up to 7-10 feet. CAES News
Palmer amaranth can reach heights of up to 7-10 feet.
U.S. EPA extends registration of weed killer dicamba
Georgia farmers scored what many view as a significant victory when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency extended the registration of the controversial weed killer dicamba for two years. The herbicide can be used for over-the-top weed control in cotton and soybean fields, according to Stanley Culpepper, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension weed specialist.
Agricultural policy expert Robert Paarlberg, center left, and Dean Sam Pardue of the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, center, congratulate the winners of the 2018 D.W. Brooks Faculty Awards for Excellence including, from left, Professor Yen-Con Hung, Associate Professor Kari Turner, Professor Dan Suiter, Senior Public Service Associate Lisa Jordan, and Professor Qingguo “Jack” Huang. CAES News
Agricultural policy expert Robert Paarlberg, center left, and Dean Sam Pardue of the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, center, congratulate the winners of the 2018 D.W. Brooks Faculty Awards for Excellence including, from left, Professor Yen-Con Hung, Associate Professor Kari Turner, Professor Dan Suiter, Senior Public Service Associate Lisa Jordan, and Professor Qingguo “Jack” Huang.
Slow food and big ag: The world needs both to meet growing nutritional demands
Whether it’s an argument for slow food or technologically advanced agriculture, most people oversimplify the narratives surrounding the modern food system.
Researchers at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences have recently found the genetic mechanism that controls the shape of tomatoes also controls the shape of potatoes and may control the shape of other fruits as well. CAES News
Researchers at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences have recently found the genetic mechanism that controls the shape of tomatoes also controls the shape of potatoes and may control the shape of other fruits as well.
Researchers at UGA discover genes that give vegetables their shape
From elongated tubes to near-perfect spheres, vegetables come in almost every size and shape. But what differentiates a fingerling potato from a russet or a Roma tomato from a beefsteak? Researchers at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences recently found the genetic mechanism that controls the shape of some of our favorite fruits, vegetables and grains.
University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Alumni Association President Van McCall, left, and University of Georgia President Jere Morehead congratulate former President of the United States Jimmy Carter after his induction into the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame November 9 at UGA. CAES News
University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Alumni Association President Van McCall, left, and University of Georgia President Jere Morehead congratulate former President of the United States Jimmy Carter after his induction into the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame November 9 at UGA.
Lifelong peanut farmer and former President Jimmy Carter joins the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame
He’s easily the most famous peanut farmer in history, and he is now the first president of the United States to be inducted into the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame. 
Damage from Hurricane Michael in Tift County that impacted a pecan orchard. CAES News
Damage from Hurricane Michael in Tift County that impacted a pecan orchard.
UGA economist believes Georgia farmers need financial relief immediately
To avoid losing their farms following Hurricane Michael, Georgia farmers need financial relief as soon as possible, according to Jeff Dorfman, a professor and agricultural economist in the University of Georgia Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics.
Pecans lie on the ground beneath 20-year-old pecan trees that were uprooted when Hurricane Michael blew through Decatur County, Georgia. CAES News
Pecans lie on the ground beneath 20-year-old pecan trees that were uprooted when Hurricane Michael blew through Decatur County, Georgia.
Georgia pecan farmers struggling with low market prices
Despite a low supply of Georgia-grown pecans, Georgia producers are faced with lower prices for what remains of the pecan crop after Hurricane Michael.