Testing the water: UGA Extension team studying agricultural water use in Georgia
As part of an irrigation efficiency study by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, a 29-person team of social scientists, agricultural economists, climatologists, agricultural engineers and UGA Extension agents from the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is studying agricultural irrigation in order to increase the water-use efficiency in row crops common to southern Georgia.
National Science Foundation funds UGA study of coastal economies
University of Georgia natural resource economist Craig Landry will use his portion of a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study how the economy and the environment are affected when humans and coastal regions commingle. The four-year project is a team effort with researchers from Colorado, North Carolina and Ohio.
Georgia 4-H celebrates National 4-H Week Oct. 1-7
Six million students across America participate in 4-H and, of those, more than 170,000 call Georgia home. To raise awareness of the state’s largest youth development organization, the week of Oct. 1-7 has been declared National 4-H Week.
Cattle producers should watch their herds for signs of fescue toxicosis.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 05/22/2013
Producers cautioned against new forage pestAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 04/18/2013
Pizza farm to give students a behind-the-scenes look at pizzaAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 04/16/2013
Rodeo hits northeast Georgia April 18-20.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/11/2013
UGA Extension helps find solutions to livestock, water quality issues at urban farmstead.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/29/2013
Scientists make a stop on their nationwide agricultural tour to learn how farmers benefit from CAES research.Author: Clint Thompson Published 03/13/2013
Students, farmers, faculty and Extension personnel help warm soldiers' feetAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 02/14/2013
UGA's fastest growing businesses list includes many agriculture graduatesAuthor: Sharon Dowdy Published 02/14/2013
Food hub survey garnering statewide attention.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/31/2013
The Oconee County Extension office has a new homeAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 01/17/2013