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.
Agribusiness development team leaving to start yearlong mission helping Afghani Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/07/2013
UGA researchers are studying solar-powered well pumps as a way to protect livestock and water quality.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/13/2012
New test shortens test time from one year to two weeks.Author: J. Faith Peppers Published 12/05/2012
Faculty and staff honored for their service.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 10/02/2012
Experts urge people to wash their hands after petting or handling pigs.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 09/25/2012
Drought brings weeds, algae to Georgia ponds.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 09/06/2012
Consolidating facilities will help the college better manage maintenance costs long-term.Author: J. Faith Peppers Published 08/31/2012
Animal and Dairy Science researcher draws worldwide audienceAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 06/14/2012
Georgia Guardsmen who taught Afghans about farming return to UGAAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 06/04/2012
BSE is rare worldwide but food safety scientists remain vigilantAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 04/26/2012