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.
Training for small farmers and farmers marketsAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 06/14/2012
Flag to be displayed in Conner HallAuthor: April Reese Sorrow Published 06/12/2012
Georgia Guardsmen who taught Afghans about farming return to UGAAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 06/04/2012
Blueberries bounce back after early-season freeze.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 05/24/2012
April saw record high temperatures and a few late frosts.Author: Pam Knox Published 05/04/2012
BSE is rare worldwide but food safety scientists remain vigilantAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 04/26/2012
Consumers want a variety of Vidalia onions to choose from.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/12/2012
Products from across the state recognized as best in GeorgiaAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 03/15/2012
Young Lyons couple holds down two full-time jobs and excel at farm lifeAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 03/15/2012
Consumers will pay more at grocery stores this year.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 01/30/2012