Avian flu found in wild duck; backyard flock owners asked to stay vigilant
At the end of December 2017, the H7 strain of avian influenza was found in a green-winged teal, a widespread North American duck, collected in McIntosh County on the Georgia coast.
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.
Low cotton prices put emphasis on cotton farmers producing high yieldsAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 11/25/2014
Live Christmas trees add a festive touch to homes and a healthy bump to local economies.Author: Maggie Dudacek Published 11/20/2014
Registration is now open for the 2015 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 11/03/2014
Despite rainy Tuesday, Sunbelt Expo once again a popular attraction for agricultural enthusiastsAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 10/17/2014
Scientists partner together for good of world's food supply. 5FE9Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 10/16/2014
Sunbelt seals featured in Sunbelt Expo Spotlight State BuildingAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 10/15/2014
UGA Warnell School, CAES course helps Extension agents assist foresters and landowners.Author: Clint Thompson Published 10/02/2014
UGA started research when corn prices skyrocketed to $7 a bushel.Author: Jordan Hill Published 09/24/2014
Value of Georgia goods exported last year reached $37.6 billionAuthor: Jordan Hill Published 09/18/2014
UGA economist says cotton production is expected to increase by 46 percent this yearAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 09/11/2014