Henry County's Broder family endows global citizenship award to foster global outlook among agriculture students
In 1952, the Broders of St. Gallen, Switzerland, officially became the Broders of Stockbridge, Georgia. Hans and Margrit Broder raised their eight children with one foot in the deep South of 1960s Stockbridge and the other foot in the Swiss Alps. Growing up in two cultures gave their children an appreciation of the vast diversity of the world around them.
UGA's new row crop physiologist to focus on peanut research
Physiologist Cristiane Pilon is the newest member of the University of Georgia Peanut Team. Her expertise in the physiological processes of the peanut plant and management of the plant’s stress levels will equip Georgia farmers with tools to produce an even better crop.
CAES students challenged to devise new ways to feed more people with less land and resources
Between the 1970s and the 1990s, farmers helped to reduce the number of people on earth suffering from hunger from one-third to one-tenth of the world’s population. Even now, there is work to be done to address worldwide hunger. Students and faculty of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) gathered Tuesday at the college’s seventh annual International Agriculture Day reception to celebrate a commitment to the international cooperation and scholarship that will be needed to further reduce this number.
Swiss immigrants Hans and Margrit Broder honored for their global worldview and dedication to their children.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/20/2017
Thrips are tiny insects that can spread the tomato spotted wilt virus.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/20/2017
Pilon to study physiological processes of the peanut plant and management of the plant's stress levels.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/19/2017
The problems and promise of international agricultural development take center stage at the CAES International Agriculture Reception.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/19/2017
Multiple factors contribute to peanut plants not showing full emergence.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/13/2017
Book covers the health advantages of pecans, the development of different varieties and the nut's surge in popularity around the world.Author: Julia Rodriguez Published 04/13/2017
Student projects studying turfgrass management and animal health take top prizes at 2017 CAES Undergraduate Research Symposium.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/13/2017
Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences celebrates 20 years of inclusion and exploration at UGA.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/13/2017
UGA's newest pecan variety produces a bigger nut and shows high resistance to scab disease.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/06/2017
Consumer concern over cotton's environmental sustainability prompts research study.Author: Julia Rodriguez Published 04/06/2017