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.
UGA Extension specialists will offer aspiring wine makers a crash course on the wine industry August 16.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/27/2017
UGA Extension fruit plant pathologist Phillip Brannen says grape farmers should be wary of diseases like Pierce's disease.Author: Clint Thompson Published 03/30/2017
UGA Extension viticulturist starts working with Georgia wine growers on March 1.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/25/2017
Georgia's growing wine and vineyard industry is staking its claim on the state's terroir.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 09/27/2016
Low-cost farm business, small-fruit production and small ruminant training offered this fall across Georgia.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/27/2016
UGA and other Georgia agricultural experts develop statewide pollinator protection plan.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/23/2016
Flavor of Georgia 2016 wraps up with prizes for pies, sugar, sauce, sausage, cheese straws and more.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/17/2016
The Georgia wine industry is working with UGA Extension to help craft a better barrel of wine.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/18/2016
UGA's annual county-by-county survey allows the public and policy makers to get a clear picture of Georgia's agricultural value.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 10/29/2015
Graduate students build international networks of scholars with the help of the CAES Office of Global Programs.Author: Denise Horton Published 10/05/2015