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.
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
Doughty County Extension agent makes traps to provide growers a way to monitor pecan weevils.Author: Clint Thompson Published 12/21/2015
Lenny Wells believes Georgia will produce between 90 and 100 million pounds of pecans.Author: Clint Thompson Published 11/24/2015
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences bestows top honors with 2015 D.W. Brooks Awards for Excellence and CAES Faculty and Staff Support Awards.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 10/30/2015
UGA's annual county-by-county survey allows the public and policy makers to get a clear picture of Georgia's agricultural value.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 10/29/2015
UGA Cooperative Extension is instrumental in spreading the word about truffles in pecan orchards.Author: Tatyana Phelps Published 10/12/2015
High prices, low scab pressure potentially makes for a banner year for Georgia pecan farmers.Author: Tatyana Phelps Published 10/07/2015
Graduate students build international networks of scholars with the help of the CAES Office of Global Programs.Author: Denise Horton Published 10/05/2015
UGA Extension offers workshops aimed at female farmers.Author: Merritt Melancon, Clint Thompson Published 10/01/2015