Fried turkeys are moist, but they can cause a fire emergency
Frying a holiday turkey may sound like fun, but it can be tricky. Here are a few tips from University of Georgia experts to help make sure your bird is thoroughly cooked and your holiday doesn't include a trip to the emergency room or a call to the fire department.
UGA Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells optimistic about crop yields
Tropical Storm Irma broke pecan tree limbs, knocked trees down and blew nuts off the trees and out of their shucks when it moved through Georgia in early September, yet University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells is still optimistic about this year’s crop. He estimates yields ranging from 85 to 100 million pounds.
UGA training helps keep landscape, tree care workers safe
Using grant funds from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the University of Georgia Center for Urban Agriculture has developed safety training for green industry employees. To date, these programs have reached more than 4,000 workers.
State's best cheeses, candies and cured meats face off in Atlanta, March 17-18.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/18/2014
Four VISTA members are currently serving in southwest districtAuthor: Sarah Turner Published 02/12/2014
Direct payments eliminated in this year's farm billAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 02/06/2014
Tifton and Cartersville forecasts rescheduled to make up for dates canceled due to winter weather.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/06/2014
Georgia-06G variety big reason peanut yields were highAuthor: Clint Thompson 5FF4 Published 02/04/2014
Beef producers, dairymen will fare well this year.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 01/30/2014
Quality crops aren't always enough to make a great farm a successful business.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/29/2014
Organizers looking for the state's best food products — from cheeses and chocolates to biscuits and barbecue saucesAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 01/23/2014
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences hosts seminars this January in Macon, Athens, Lyons, Tifton, Bainbridge and Cartersville.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/16/2014
Price down for one of state's biggest commoditiesAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 12/19/2013