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.
Backyard chickens at risk as avian flu detected in wild duck in south Georgia.Author: Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon Published 01/17/2018
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