Time to inspect your irrigation systems
To avoid disaster due to subfreezing winter temperatures, leaky pipes and uninvited rodents, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension irrigation specialist Wes Porter recommends that Georgia growers inspect their irrigation systems before planting their crops this spring.
CAES names Robert Stougaard new assistant dean of research
Beginning March 1, Robert N. Stougaard will be the assistant dean of research for the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. He will be responsible for the overall supervision of the college’s seven research centers and farms and three major agricultural experiment stations located across the state.
State's top food products make final round of University of Georgia's 2018 Flavor of Georgia contest
Judges selected 33 products to compete in the final round of the University of Georgia’s 2018 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest in Atlanta set for March 20. The contest is the state’s premier proving ground for small, upstart food companies as well as time-tested products. This year’s finalists represent all corners of the state and the best of Georgia’s diverse culinary heritage.
Proper irrigation maintenance helps farmers avoid system malfunctions during the growing season.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/20/2018
Weed scientist joins University of Georgia ag school as assistant dean.Author: J. Faith Peppers Published 02/19/2018
Thirty-three finalists selected for UGA's annual food product competition.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/19/2018
The grant supports UGA CAES research on the Tifton campus through July 2020.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/15/2018
Human clinical trials could begin as early as next year on UGA-developed stroke treatment.Author: Charlene Betourney Published 02/15/2018
UGA entomologist David Riley compares cowpea curculio's effect on peas to the boll weevil's impact on cotton.Author: Julie Jernigan Published 02/09/2018
Rice's wild relatives may hold the key to more sustainable, resilient rice crops.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/02/2018
Growers should train trees to have a "central leader," the main trunk going up a tree.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/01/2018
Georgia Ag Forecast meetings will continue next week with stops in Macon, Cartersville and Athens.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/01/2018
Chilly temps bring hope to Georgia's peach farmers.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/01/2018