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.
The registration deadline for UGA's 2016 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest is three weeks away.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/14/2016
North Carolina State ag associate dean named to top position at UGA ag school.Author: Sam Fahmy Published 01/08/2016
Students who serve the community are rewarded with higher pay, quicker raises in the workplace.Author: Christopher James Published 01/07/2016
Pecan specialist debunks theory of first-year pecan trees needing excess nitrogen.Author: Clint Thompson Published 01/06/2016
The number of jobs in the food and fiber industry outweigh the number of ag graduates.Author: Jeffrey H. Dorfman Published 12/29/2015
Professor Terence Centner honored by Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/03/2015
Registration now open for UGA Ag Forecast in Carrollton, Cleveland, Bainbridge, Tifton, Alma and Macon.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/02/2015
Registration is now open for UGA's 2016 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 11/12/2015
International agricultural scientists come to UGA to help advance food security around the world.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 11/12/2015
UGA's annual county-by-county survey allows the public and policy makers to get a clear picture of Georgia's agricultural value.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 10/29/2015