Testing the water: UGA Extension team studying agricultural water use in Georgia
As part of an irrigation efficiency study by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, a 29-person team of social scientists, agricultural economists, climatologists, agricultural engineers and UGA Extension agents from the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is studying agricultural irrigation in order to increase the water-use efficiency in row crops common to southern Georgia.
National Science Foundation funds UGA study of coastal economies
University of Georgia natural resource economist Craig Landry will use his portion of a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study how the economy and the environment are affected when humans and coastal regions commingle. The four-year project is a team effort with researchers from Colorado, North Carolina and Ohio.
Georgia 4-H celebrates National 4-H Week Oct. 1-7
Six million students across America participate in 4-H and, of those, more than 170,000 call Georgia home. To raise awareness of the state’s largest youth development organization, the week of Oct. 1-7 has been declared National 4-H Week.
Avian influenza detected in Tennessee commercial poultry flock.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/09/2017
Tried and True: Georgia farmers will continue to raise poultry, grow cotton and peanutsAuthor: Sharon Dowdy Published 01/27/2017
Even in retirement, UGA poultryman working to improve the lives of poultry farmers.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/21/2016
Turkeys can be roasted, grilled, smoked and deep fried.Author: MaryBeth Hornbeck Published 12/14/2016
Remember to remove giblets and hock lock before cooking a turkey.Author: Alexis Roberts Published 11/21/2016
Georgia poultry producers should be mindful that solar panels are not cost-effective for everyone.Author: Kyle Dawson Published 11/17/2016
Poultry feed app aims to improve the health of small flocks around the world.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 09/14/2016
CAES graduate students traveled the globe this summer studying everything from peanut farming to vampire bats.Author: Denise Horton Published 09/08/2016
Egg candling classes teach backyard chicken owners how to check the quality of their eggs.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 06/23/2016
Educating poultry producers ahead of potential avian influenza outbreak key to preventing panic and chaos.Author: Clint Thompson Published 05/05/2016