Would you eat a bug?
Athens, Georgia’s growing reputation as a gastronomic capital attracts culinary tourists from all over the Southeast. This summer, the city will welcome a new type of culinary enthusiasm. They won’t be after barbecue or biscuits. They’ll be here for the bugs.
The Trial Gardens at UGA open house set for July 21
Flowers are blooming, bees are buzzing, and workers and volunteers are pruning, watering and collecting data on annuals and perennials at the Trial Gardens at the University of Georgia. Trial Gardens staff will open the facility to the public at their annual open house on Saturday, July 21, from 8 a.m. until noon.
CAES scientists go live on Facebook this fall
This fall the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is opening the labs of some its most distinguished researchers to students and science fans across the state.
Sparks is responsible for the release of eight patented pecan cultivarsAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 04/25/2018
Treat for fire ants twice a year, in April and October.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 04/02/2018
Growers should train trees to have a "central leader," the main trunk going up a tree.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/01/2018
Damage from Irma could impact Georgia's crop next growing season.Author: Clint Thompson Published 01/16/2018
All pecan varieties are currently being harvested, and due to early nut maturity, most of the harvest should be ready by early December.Author: Clint Thompson Published 11/15/2017
Lenny Wells recommends crimson clover to build up the soil and sustain the life of a pecan orchard.Author: Clint Thompson Published 11/08/2017
UGA plant pathologist introduces high-value European truffles to Georgia pecan orchards.Author: Julie Jernigan Published 11/01/2017
Georgia pecan farmers assessing damage after Tropical Storm Irma moves through state.Author: Clint Thompson Published 09/15/2017
Strong winds could lead to broken limbs, pecans blown to the ground and downed trees.Author: Clint Thompson Published 09/08/2017
UGA scientists will cover the latest Georgia pecan agricultural research, including insect and disease management strategies.Author: Clint Thompson Published 08/29/2017