Testing the water: UGA Extension team studying agricultural water use in Georgia
As part of an irrigation efficiency study by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, a 29-person team of social scientists, agricultural economists, climatologists, agricultural engineers and UGA Extension agents from the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is studying agricultural irrigation in order to increase the water-use efficiency in row crops common to southern Georgia.
National Science Foundation funds UGA study of coastal economies
University of Georgia natural resource economist Craig Landry will use his portion of a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study how the economy and the environment are affected when humans and coastal regions commingle. The four-year project is a team effort with researchers from Colorado, North Carolina and Ohio.
Georgia 4-H celebrates National 4-H Week Oct. 1-7
Six million students across America participate in 4-H and, of those, more than 170,000 call Georgia home. To raise awareness of the state’s largest youth development organization, the week of Oct. 1-7 has been declared National 4-H Week.
Researchers and specialists provide marketing and crop management help at conference in Atlanta Feb. 22-23.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/31/2013
UGA helps Feeding America connect with local farmers.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/24/2013
Time to kick out the jams: Deadline for Flavor of Georgia entries is February 8.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/24/2013
Tax deadline for farmers and fishermen moved to April 15.Author: Keith D. Kightlinger Published 01/24/2013
Maria Navarro brings international experience into the classroom.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/07/2013
Farmers must register with the Georgia Department of Ag to take advantage of sales tax exemption.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/06/2012
Southeast Energy Options Conference runs Nov. 28-30 in Tifton, Ga.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 11/21/2012
Development Director of International Trade Kathe Falls will deliver the keynote talks at the 2013 Ag Forecast series.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 11/09/2012
Fewer acres planted, farmers are seeing more bolls per acreAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 11/01/2012
Registration for the 2013 Flavor of Georgia Contest starts Nov. 1Author: Merritt Melancon Published 10/25/2012