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.
Conference highlights importance of technology in agricultureAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 04/03/2013
New food safety act would increase inspection of imported foods.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/27/2013
Pinch off fruit the first year for bigger yield the second.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 02/28/2013
UGA Extension study finds cotton and melons can grow side by side.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/19/2013
Celebrate Farm to School month by picking a pumpkinAuthor: Judy Ashley Published 10/11/2012
July saw above average rainfall in northern Georgia, but continuing drought in the southern half.Author: Pam Knox Published 08/08/2012
When you pick your tomatoes depends on when and how you plan to use them.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 06/07/2012
Manufactured shade cloth and reflective plastic mulch promises twice the average pepper yields.Author: Donn H Cooper Published 05/11/2012
Fire blight disease makes pear trees look scorched.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 04/17/2012
Young Harris and UGA host 21st Beekeeping InstituteAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 04/12/2012