CAES students highlight research achievements at CAES Undergraduate Research Symposium
Almost 50 University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) undergraduate students showcased their research projects and competed in the seventh annual CAES Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 11.
UGA scientist creates system to detect food pathogens in hours, not days
Quick, efficient pathogen detection and fingerprinting is essential and often lifesaving when it comes to preventing foodborne illness. University of Georgia food scientist Xiangyu Deng has created a system that can identify foodborne pathogens much quicker than traditional methods.
Chef Dan Barber believes the future of local food lies in locally produced seeds
In just under two decades, the local food movement has changed the way many people think about their food. Now it’s time for the next step: a local seed system.
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