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.
Businessman, UGA scientist hope to increase awareness of goat meat.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 10/07/2014
UGA Tifton campus hosts International Mini-Summit on Food, Policy and the EnvironmentAuthor: Sharon Dowdy Published 10/01/2014
Peanut skins could add antioxidants and dietary fiber to peanut butter, UGA study shows.Author: J. Calvin Powell Published 09/24/2014
Handwashing may seem basic, but it's an important defense against illnessesAuthor: Erica P. Techo Published 07/03/2014
UGA Extension offers tips for maintaining a safe concession standAuthor: Judy A. Harrison Published 07/03/2014
UGA Extension expert will teach participants the safe way to store food.Author: LAURA MCCLELLAN KENT Published 05/09/2014
Class focused on the science of grilling chicken.Author: April Bailey Published 05/08/2014
Georgia Peanut Commission provides more than $250,000 in grant funding for UGA projectsAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 05/05/2014
Walid Alali honored for his research on salmonella in the poultry industry.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 04/25/2014
Farm bill topics to be discussed include price loss coverage and agricultural risk coverageAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 03/27/2014