James Vaughn named 2018 Georgia Farmer of the Year
Monroe County, Georgia, cattleman James Vaughn has been named the 2018 Georgia Farmer of the Year. He has grown Vaughn Farms from a 500-acre cattle farm to a 5,590-acre diversified farm operation. Vaughn and his family grow Bermuda grass hay, raise cattle for the specialized beef market, sell bred heifers and registered bulls, grow 4,000 acres of timber, and train cutting horses.
UGA Phenomics and Plant Robotics Center readies researchers for the intersection of big data, robotics and agriculture
Automated data collection and analysis pipelines are changing the way humans generate and use information. At the University of Georgia, researchers harness the power of advanced sensing, robotics and big-data analytics to change agriculture.
Gender in agriculture researcher to speak at CAES International Agriculture Day Lecture and Awards
Around the world, female farmers produce 20 to 30 percent less than their male counterparts, and experts believe that overcoming that gender gap will be key to feeding the world’s growing population.
Georgia turfgrass growers say the price of sod should remain steady this year.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 01/18/2018
Griffin campus welcomes new entomologist to research, teaching team.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 10/24/2017
Turf scientists at UGA move into new, state-of-the-art labs and greenhouses.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 09/22/2017
Turfgrass producers gather to learn the latest on sod production in Georgia.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 09/13/2017
Aerification helps turfgrass green-up, lets air and moisture get to root zone.Author: Clint Waltz Published 05/18/2017
Conference will focus on plant breeding along with fertilizer and herbicide management.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/26/2017
Jespersen studies what stresses turfgrass while adjusting to life on the UGA Griffin campus.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 10/18/2016
Army of worms attacks fields and cuts back farmers' hay supplies for winter.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 09/15/2016
Ag commissioner, UGA leaders see peaches, sod and seeds up-closeAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 09/07/2016
GMOs undergo years of safety testing and have been proven safe before they make it to the supermarket.Author: Wayne Parrott Published 08/18/2016