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.
Georgia Peanut Commission provides more than $250,000 in grant funding for UGA projectsAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 05/05/2014
Typical timeframe for planting cotton lasts through MayAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 05/02/2014
UGA researchers team up to develop a food hubs guide for Georgia farmersAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 05/01/2014
IBM's weather forecasting technology to be put to use for irrigation, water conservationAuthor: Clint Thompson, Dana Anastasi Published 04/28/2014
Foodies who missed Flavor of Georgia can catch up with contestants this weekend.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/24/2014
Smartphone app was released on April 16Author: Chris Beckham Published 04/22/2014
Six CAES students head to "The Hill"Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/09/2014
Joe West, assistant dean of the UGA Tifton campus, was encouraged by UGA President Jere Morehead's visitAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 04/03/2014
Few cases of peach scab disease reported last yearAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 04/03/2014
Farm bill topics to be discussed include price loss coverage and agricultural risk coverageAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 03/27/2014