UGA urges farmers, agricultural workers to combat pepper weevils
Pepper weevils are such a threat to Georgia’s pepper crop that University of Georgia vegetable entomologist David Riley says Georgia farmers and agricultural workers should immediately kill any weevils found on fruit, equipment or clothes.
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences students to spend summer working at U.S. Capitol
Seven University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) students have embarked on the opportunity of a lifetime: serving as Congressional Agricultural Fellows in Washington, D.C.
UGA researchers travel Down Under to collect raspberry and peach seeds
University of Georgia horticulturists Rachel Itle and Dario Chavez recently travelled to Australia to collect seeds from wild raspberries and peaches to bring back to the UGA Griffin campus. As scientists in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Itle and Chavez research Georgia-grown fruit.
Book covers the health advantages of pecans, the development of different varieties and the nut's surge in popularity around the world.Author: Julia Rodriguez Published 04/13/2017
UGA's newest pecan variety produces a bigger nut and shows high resistance to scab disease.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/06/2017
Avalon has shown good resistance against scab disease so far.Author: Kyle Dawson Published 12/19/2016
Farmers affected by storm encouraged to report to local FSA office to apply for assistance.Author: Clint Thompson, Kyle Dawson Published 10/27/2016
Despite recent hurricane, Georgia's pecan crop is still projected to yield more than 100 million pounds.Author: Kyle Dawson Published 09/21/2016
'Desirable' pecan trees have a heavy bloom of flowers now, but are expected to drop up to 60 percent of blooms in June.Author: Clint Thompson Published 05/26/2016
UGA Cooperative Extension pecan specialist estimates 25,000 new acres planted in past five years.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/19/2016
UGA and other Georgia agricultural experts develop statewide pollinator protection plan.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/23/2016
Flavor of Georgia 2016 wraps up with prizes for pies, sugar, sauce, sausage, cheese straws and more.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/17/2016
Workshop will cover growth of different varieties, best irrigation practices and equipment for pecans.Author: Kenzie Kesselring Published 03/01/2016