Crop scientists and engineers team up to help improve crops with robotic technology
It may be a while before robots and drones are as common as tractors and combine harvesters on farms, but high-tech tools may soon play a major role in helping feed the world’s rapidly growing population.
Warm winter temperatures spark fears of potential plant diseases
A La Nina weather pattern is providing warmer winter temperatures for Georgia residents, sparking farmers’ concerns about potential plant diseases at the start of production season in early spring.
UGA ornamental plant breeder aims to bring a new brew to the U.S. – locally grown tea
Sweet tea may be the “house wine” of the American South, but very, very few of the tea leaves used in the thousands of gallons of tea Southerners drink every year is grown nearby.
Funston Gin provided UGA's C.M. Stripling Irrigation Research Park with a module builder and boll buggy to help with cotton harvest.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/14/2017
You say "narcissus," I say "daffodil." We all say "spring!"Author: Norman Winter Published 02/09/2017
UGA scientists use robots and drones to accelerate plant genetic research, improve crop yield.Author: Mike Wooten Published 02/09/2017
Nematodes, white mold disease concerning for growers as production season nears.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/08/2017
Locally grown tea could soon be steeping in coffee houses and on kitchen tables.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/06/2017
As new antibiotic regulations take effect, Georgia may need more large animal veterinarians.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/02/2017
UGA's Peng Chee awarded 2016 Cotton Genetics Research Award during the 2017 Beltwide Cotton Improvement Conference.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/02/2017
Consortium of bio-tech manufacturers and universities formed to advance biopharmaceutical manufacturing.Author: Charlene Betourney Published 02/02/2017
February conference brings together organic growers, experts from across the state.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 02/02/2017
Limited irrigation means could require farmers to change crop selection for upcoming season.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/02/2017