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.
When the brush is too thick for humans, goats and sheep can step in.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/19/2012
Explore the Wonderful World of Horses at Camp Fulton-Truitt 4-H Center.Author: Katie Gazda Published 04/19/2012
Nation's only student-run PRCA rodeo enters its 38th year at UGA.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/16/2012
Research shows promise to revolutionize fracture treatment.Author: J. Faith Peppers Published 02/02/2012
UGA animal and dairy science professor Franklin West is tapped among the best.Author: J. Faith Peppers Published 01/12/2012
UGA researchers show stem cell therapies can be tumor free.Author: J. Faith Peppers Published 12/08/2011
Land-grant universities join forces to help Southeast cattle producers.Author: Brad Haire Published 11/09/2011
More than 70,000 attend North America's premier farm show, despite rain.Author: Brad Haire Published 10/20/2011
Researchers studying potential impacts of climate change on animal agriculture.Author: April Reese Sorrow Published 08/11/2011
UGA researchers will lead a team to breed poultry resistant to Newcastle Virus.Author: J. Faith Peppers Published 05/25/2011