Second food retail revolution incorporates tech while maintaining brick-and-mortar stores
A second food retail revolution, unlike the first, which was spearheaded by new entrants, is being led by existing industry leaders. For this reason, in addition to lessons learned from the many failures so far, the second-generation revolution is likely to succeed.
Georgia scientists help map the genetic code of peanuts
An international group of agricultural scientists, including University of Georgia and USDA scientists based in Georgia, have mapped the genetic code of the peanut. Results of the five-year research project give scientists around the world a map with which to unlock some of the genetic potential of the peanut plant.
Francis Fluharty to lead UGA Animal and Dairy Science Department
Francis Fluharty joins the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences as the new department head of the Department of Animal and Dairy Science. His career has been devoted to assisting food animal producers through research and educational programs aimed at improving animal health and growth. Fluharty has also worked to improve profitability, as food animal agriculture must be economically-sustainable for farm families.
Map pastures for weeds, but wait until the spring to apply herbicides.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 08/07/2014
Georgia's dairy industry has been successful despite humid climateAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 08/07/2014
Would-be urban goatherds to come together for Master Goat Farmer CourseAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 05/21/2014
UGA's Gary Hawkins studying solar power as way to water livestockAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 04/16/2014
Current methods to determine toxicity take almost two yearsAuthor: Charlene Betourney Published 04/14/2014
Winter cover crops improve cattle's diet, farmer's field and bottom line.Author: Candace M. Pollock-Moore Published 04/03/2014
Student-run rodeo reaches its fourth decade; aims to attract bigger crowd to UGA.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/03/2014
UGA presents latest cattle research at Georgia Mountain Beef Cattle Field DayAuthor: Sharon Dowdy Published 04/03/2014
Farm bill topics to be discussed include price loss coverage and agricultural risk coverageAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 03/27/2014
Rain combined with frigid temperatures has led to declining health for some Georgia cattleAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 02/11/2014