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.
Possible winter crop for Georgia farmers.Author: Clint Thompson Published 03/07/2013
Southeast Energy Options Conference runs Nov. 28-30 in Tifton, Ga.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 11/21/2012
Development Director of International Trade Kathe Falls will deliver the keynote talks at the 2013 Ag Forecast series.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 11/09/2012
Research focuses on potential of grasses and trees to create biofuels.Author: James Hataway Published 07/27/2012
Producing ethanol from corn is not the long-term answer.Author: Steve L. Brown Published 07/23/2012
Paterson awarded University System of Georgia Board of Regents' distinguished honor.Author: Sharron Hannon Published 03/15/2012
"I can tell you this 'food versus fuel' myth is just a lie.”Author: Brad Haire Published 08/11/2011
Vendors and participants from around the country and the world are expected.Author: Brad Haire Published 07/28/2011
Andrew Paterson recognized as agricultural innovatorAuthor: Sharon Dowdy Published 07/14/2011
Scott Jackson to take crop genomics knowledge and apply it to peanuts, other crops.Author: Stephanie Schupska Published 05/12/2011