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.
Community gardeners can learn from experts, each other on new blog site.Author: Becky Griffin Published 07/17/2014
Toothpick-like spines are sign of ambrosia beetle attack.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 06/12/2014
Peach expert's first order of business is to listen to Georgia growers.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 05/28/2014
Traps, painting and pesticides are ways to treat for carpenter bees.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 05/14/2014
Few cases of peach scab disease reported last yearAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 04/03/2014
Having mulch, blankets and stakes on hand can make surviving the frost less stressfulAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 03/13/2014
Peach farmers hope to avoid late cold snapAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 03/05/2014
Most herbicides should be applied when wind is less than 10 mph.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/20/2014
Direct payments eliminated in this year's farm billAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 02/06/2014
Coastal Georgia Botanical Garden poised for reinvention in 2014Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/16/2013