Time to inspect your irrigation systems
To avoid disaster due to subfreezing winter temperatures, leaky pipes and uninvited rodents, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension irrigation specialist Wes Porter recommends that Georgia growers inspect their irrigation systems before planting their crops this spring.
CAES names Robert Stougaard new assistant dean of research
Beginning March 1, Robert N. Stougaard will be the assistant dean of research for the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. He will be responsible for the overall supervision of the college’s seven research centers and farms and three major agricultural experiment stations located across the state.
State's top food products make final round of University of Georgia's 2018 Flavor of Georgia contest
Judges selected 33 products to compete in the final round of the University of Georgia’s 2018 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest in Atlanta set for March 20. The contest is the state’s premier proving ground for small, upstart food companies as well as time-tested products. This year’s finalists represent all corners of the state and the best of Georgia’s diverse culinary heritage.
Diseases could impact yields if farmers don't maintain a stringent treatment program this growing season.Author: Clint Thompson Published 06/22/2017
Infected seed can spread bacterial blight disease in cotton.Author: Clint Thompson Published 06/22/2017
UGA Extension physiologist John Snider recommends farmers use sensor-based irrigation scheduling.Author: Julia Rodriguez Published 05/17/2017
Cotton acreage to decrease this year to due to estimated high peanut prices.Author: Julia Rodriguez Published 03/14/2017
Expenses like seed costs, fertilizer treatments and fuel need to be calculated before planting season begins.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/28/2017
Attending a semester of classes at ETH Zürich, a university in Switzerland, was exciting, cost-effective and challenging for Caroline Phillips.Author: Denise Horton Published 02/24/2017
Georgia food entrepreneurs have less than a week to enter the state's premier food product contest.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/01/2017
Tried and True: Georgia farmers will continue to raise poultry, grow cotton and peanutsAuthor: Sharon Dowdy Published 01/27/2017
UGA's Ag Forecast heads to Macon, Marietta, Carrollton, Tifton, Bainbridge, Lyons, Waynesboro and Athens in January 2017Author: Merritt Melancon Published 11/30/2016
Flavor of Georgia Food Product contest opens it's registration for the 2017 contest on Nov. 14.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 11/14/2016