Time to inspect your irrigation systems
To avoid disaster due to subfreezing winter temperatures, leaky pipes and uninvited rodents, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension irrigation specialist Wes Porter recommends that Georgia growers inspect their irrigation systems before planting their crops this spring.
CAES names Robert Stougaard new assistant dean of research
Beginning March 1, Robert N. Stougaard will be the assistant dean of research for the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. He will be responsible for the overall supervision of the college’s seven research centers and farms and three major agricultural experiment stations located across the state.
State's top food products make final round of University of Georgia's 2018 Flavor of Georgia contest
Judges selected 33 products to compete in the final round of the University of Georgia’s 2018 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest in Atlanta set for March 20. The contest is the state’s premier proving ground for small, upstart food companies as well as time-tested products. This year’s finalists represent all corners of the state and the best of Georgia’s diverse culinary heritage.
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
Low chill hours, early blooms and soggy soil marked the end of 2015 in Georgia fruit and nut fields.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/07/2016
Pecan specialist debunks theory of first-year pecan trees needing excess nitrogen.Author: Clint Thompson Published 01/06/2016