CAES launches interdisciplinary Certificate in Agricultural Data Science
From remote moisture sensors that produce a real-time feed of soil conditions to drones that use optical data to spot plant disease, the next green revolution will be fueled by new streams of data.
Pam Knox named interim director of UGA weather network
University of Georgia agricultural climatologist Pam Knox has been named interim director of UGA’s network of 86 weather stations across Georgia.
UGA CAES team researching whiteflies statewide
Silverleaf whiteflies devastated Georgia’s cotton and fall vegetable crops last year. In response to this crisis, a team of University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences research and UGA Cooperative Extension specialists is studying the pests statewide to help cotton and vegetable farmers avoid another year of disappointing crops.
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
Natural bacteria tackles watermelon disease from the seed up.Author: Sharon Dowdy, Candace M. Pollock-Moore Published 05/12/2016
Planting vegetable and fruit plants with ornamentals adds visual appeal and homegrown produce.Author: Josh Fuder Published 04/28/2016
UGA and other Georgia agricultural experts develop statewide pollinator protection plan.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/23/2016
Too much fertilizer will create large tomato plants, not large tomatoes.Author: Michael J. Wheeler Published 03/10/2016
UGA microbiologist says wash fresh produce thoroughly and cook, if possible, before eating.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/03/2016
Use frozen, fresh or canned fruit to make a healthy alternative to store-bought fruit snacks.Author: Elizabeth L. Andress Published 02/17/2016
UGA, Georgia Department of Agriculture offering trainings for Georgia growers this winter.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/16/2016
Growers should investigate before removing peach trees believed to be infected with phony peach disease.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/11/2016