UGA Phenomics and Plant Robotics Center readies researchers for the intersection of big data, robotics and agriculture
Automated data collection and analysis pipelines are changing the way humans generate and use information. At the University of Georgia, researchers harness the power of advanced sensing, robotics and big-data analytics to change agriculture.
UGArden medicinal herb garden offers a space to learn about medicinal plants
The UGArden medicinal herb garden is just a few rows of a field at the edge of the University of Georgia’s student-run farm, UGArden. But it’s become a refuge for students who want to learn about the benefits of medicinal plants and escape from stress.
Fencing Field Day part of UGA's Better Grazing Project
The University of Georgia Forage Team updated the grazing paddocks on the university’s Black Shank Farm in Tifton, Georgia. In an effort to share the most up-to-date containment options available, the team hosted a Fencing Field Day.
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
Low chill hours, early blooms and soggy soil marked the end of 2015 in Georgia fruit and nut fields.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/07/2016