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.
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Less blooms now means less berries this summer.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 02/08/2012
Learn to prune at the best time and in the proper way.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 01/26/2012
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Dirt and pathogens can hide in crevices on melon rinds.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 09/20/2011
Berries a tad smaller, but abundant.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 05/19/2011
The popular garden TV show is back for the 2011 season with more tips and ideas.Author: J. Faith Peppers Published 03/28/2011
Extension agents in metro Atlanta help Georgians grow and preserve their gardens.Author: Stephanie Schupska Published 03/24/2011
Mulch around, munch on edible landscape plants.Author: George E. Boyhan Published 02/24/2011