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.
UGA experts say pollinators like flowers in shade gardens, too.Author: Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton Published 12/15/2017
Georgia's peach crop requires a number of chill hours to produce each year.Author: Clint Thompson Published 11/27/2017
Tropical Storm Irma made peach trees lean, but with support, they can be righted.Author: Dario Chavez Published 09/29/2017
High-chill peach varieties not expected to bloom until late March or mid-April.Author: Julia Rodriguez Published 03/27/2017
By saving seeds, gardeners can save money and grow the same fruit their ancestors did.Author: Josh Fuder Published 09/22/2016
Ag commissioner, UGA leaders see peaches, sod and seeds up-closeAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 09/07/2016
GMOs undergo years of safety testing and have been proven safe before they make it to the supermarket.Author: Wayne Parrott Published 08/18/2016
Low-cost farm business, small-fruit production and small ruminant training offered this fall across Georgia.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/27/2016
UGA researchers breed consumers' likes into future peach varieties.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 07/21/2016
Longtime blueberry and peach researcher takes helm at UGA Department of Plant Pathology.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 06/27/2016