Second food retail revolution incorporates tech while maintaining brick-and-mortar stores
A second food retail revolution, unlike the first, which was spearheaded by new entrants, is being led by existing industry leaders. For this reason, in addition to lessons learned from the many failures so far, the second-generation revolution is likely to succeed.
Georgia scientists help map the genetic code of peanuts
An international group of agricultural scientists, including University of Georgia and USDA scientists based in Georgia, have mapped the genetic code of the peanut. Results of the five-year research project give scientists around the world a map with which to unlock some of the genetic potential of the peanut plant.
Francis Fluharty to lead UGA Animal and Dairy Science Department
Francis Fluharty joins the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences as the new department head of the Department of Animal and Dairy Science. His career has been devoted to assisting food animal producers through research and educational programs aimed at improving animal health and growth. Fluharty has also worked to improve profitability, as food animal agriculture must be economically-sustainable for farm families.
After 20 years nutrition facts label has made an impact on the way America eatsAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 01/17/2013
Agribusiness development team leaving to start yearlong mission helping Afghani Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/07/2013
Scientist hopes to reduce salmonella levels in dry food products.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 11/29/2012
UGA food preservation expert wins national acclaimAuthor: Denise Horton Published 11/21/2012
Traditional turkey roasting takes time.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 11/08/2012
Drinking oil-water blend reduces bacterium in poultry.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 11/07/2012
Registration for the 2013 Flavor of Georgia Contest starts Nov. 1Author: Merritt Melancon Published 10/25/2012
Farmers are finding ways to break into new, local marketsAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 10/05/2012
Facebook offers ways to teach young people about food safety.Author: April Reese Sorrow Published 09/10/2012
Georgia budget includes funding for long-awaited building in Griffin.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 08/09/2012