Georgia's supply of sodded turfgrass should meet 2018's demand
Georgia’s supply of sodded turfgrass will sufficiently cover demand this year, and the delivery cost is not expected to rise, according to the Annual Georgia Sod Producers Inventory Survey conducted by Clint Waltz, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension turfgrass specialist, and the Georgia Urban Ag Council.
Avian flu found in wild duck; backyard flock owners asked to stay vigilant
At the end of December 2017, the H7 strain of avian influenza was found in a green-winged teal, a widespread North American duck, collected in McIntosh County on the Georgia coast.
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.
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