UGA researcher identifies winter squash varieties with best disease, pest resistance
By determining the varieties best suited for the area, University of Georgia graduate student Zach Matteen is on a mission to convince more backyard gardeners and farmers to grow winter squash. He has found that Seminole, tropical and tan cheese pumpkins, as well as Choctaw and 'Thelma Sanders' sweet potato squashes, hold up best against squash pests and diseases.
UGA students commit to public service this summer as Congressional Agricultural Fellows
Seven University of Georgia students studying in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences have embarked on the opportunity of a lifetime — serving as Congressional Agricultural Fellows in Washington, D.C.
African scientist working at UGA to improve food safety at home
Daniel Mwalwayo has spent most of his professional career working to ensure a safe food supply in his home country of Malawi.
Best bet for squash-growing is to plant resistant varieties and take a break in the height of summer.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 05/24/2017
Winter squash are harvested when mature and can be kept in storage for months.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 05/24/2017
Aerification helps turfgrass green-up, lets air and moisture get to root zone.Author: Clint Waltz Published 05/18/2017
CAES students learn the ropes in Washington, D.C., through Congressional Agricultural Fellows program.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 05/17/2017
UGA Extension physiologist John Snider recommends farmers use sensor-based irrigation scheduling.Author: Julia Rodriguez Published 05/17/2017
Daniel Mwalwayo has spent most of his professional career working to ensure a safe food supply in his home country of Malawi.Author: Allison Floyd Published 05/15/2017
Locally sourced scone and muffin hybrid takes top prize at Georgia 4-H's 2017 Food Product Development Contest.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 05/15/2017
Would consumers gulp down a peanut drink? Aggrey Gama thinks so.Author: Allison Floyd Published 05/11/2017
UGA-Griffin researcher recognized for creation of computer database that helps ID salmonella strains faster.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 05/11/2017
Gardeners who love butterflies will have a passion for the paloverde.Author: Norman Winter Published 05/11/2017