UGA urges farmers, agricultural workers to combat pepper weevils
Pepper weevils are such a threat to Georgia’s pepper crop that University of Georgia vegetable entomologist David Riley says Georgia farmers and agricultural workers should immediately kill any weevils found on fruit, equipment or clothes.
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences students to spend summer working at U.S. Capitol
Seven University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) students have embarked on the opportunity of a lifetime: serving as Congressional Agricultural Fellows in Washington, D.C.
UGA researchers travel Down Under to collect raspberry and peach seeds
University of Georgia horticulturists Rachel Itle and Dario Chavez recently travelled to Australia to collect seeds from wild raspberries and peaches to bring back to the UGA Griffin campus. As scientists in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Itle and Chavez research Georgia-grown fruit.
Species like Asian longhorned beetle and the oak splendour beetle could find a home in a wooden pallet being relocated to North America.Author: Sharon Dowdy, Clint Thompson Published 06/28/2017
UGA plant breeders identify soybean cultivars with proven resistance to kudzu bugs.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/21/2016
When complete, LepNet will provide big data crunchers with millions of new data points on moth and butterfly populations.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 09/12/2016
UGA Cooperative Extension to host annual insect pest scout schools in Tifton and Midville.Author: Kenzie Kesselring Published 05/10/2016
UGA entomologist, grad student theorize why kudzu bugs are in sharp decline.Author: Kenzie Kesselring Published 04/07/2016
UGA receives $5 million grant to find ways for farmers to control problematic weed.Author: James Hataway Published 01/20/2016
Kissing bug hype has UGA entomologists sorting through samples and calming public worries.Author: Nancy C. Hinkle, Merritt Melancon Published 12/15/2015
UGA researchers to use $2 million grant to develop control for blueberry-destroying fly.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 10/15/2015
Honeysuckle and privet seem native but are actually pervasive invasive species.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 06/10/2015
Jason Schmidt hopes to improve agricultural management systems by preserving helpful insects.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/23/2015