Time to inspect your irrigation systems
To avoid disaster due to subfreezing winter temperatures, leaky pipes and uninvited rodents, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension irrigation specialist Wes Porter recommends that Georgia growers inspect their irrigation systems before planting their crops this spring.
CAES names Robert Stouggard new assistant dean of research
Beginning March 1, Robert N. Stougaard will be the assistant dean of research for the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. He will be responsible for the overall supervision of the college’s seven research centers and farms and three major agricultural experiment stations located across the state.
State's top food products make final round of University of Georgia's 2018 Flavor of Georgia contest
Judges selected 33 products to compete in the final round of the University of Georgia’s 2018 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest in Atlanta set for March 20. The contest is the state’s premier proving ground for small, upstart food companies as well as time-tested products. This year’s finalists represent all corners of the state and the best of Georgia’s diverse culinary heritage.
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