UGA researcher identifies healthiest winter squash varieties
By determining the varieties best suited for the area, University of Georgia graduate student Zach Matteen is on a mission to convince more backyard gardeners and farmers to grow winter squash. He has found that Seminole, tropical and tan cheese pumpkins, as well as Choctaw and 'Thelma Sanders' sweet potato squashes, hold up best against squash pests and diseases.
UGA Insect Scouting Schools to be held in Tifton and Midville, Georgia
The annual University of Georgia Insect Scouting Schools are open to farmers, consultants and those interested in learning how to diagnose insect damage on high-value agricultural crops like cotton, peanuts and soybeans.
UGA students commit to public service this summer as Congressional Agricultural Fellows
Seven University of Georgia students studying in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences have embarked on the opportunity of a lifetime — serving as Congressional Agricultural Fellows in Washington, D.C.
Farmers, foresters and ag professionals selected for 2017-2019 class of AGL.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 05/25/2017
Up and coming Georgia leaders honored at the University of Georgia's AGL leadership recognition event.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/09/2017
UGA will launch a new environmental education certificate program in fall 2017; students should apply by March 1.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/31/2017
Sustainable Food Systems Initiative building a model for collaborative research at UGA.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 11/16/2016
D.W. Brooks Lecture and Awards ceremony honors the work of UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences faculty and staff and challenges them to help end childhood hunger .Author: Merritt Melancon Published 11/09/2016
Prospective students are invited to Statesboro for SE showCAES, an event showcasing UGA CAES academics.Author: Kyle Dawson Published 09/26/2016
CAES graduate students traveled the globe this summer studying everything from peanut farming to vampire bats.Author: Denise Horton Published 09/08/2016
UGA-based peanut lab helping to improve peanut yields and lives in Mozambique.Author: Allison Floyd Published 08/25/2016
CAES is looking for new ideas to help feed the world; students challenged to develop new ag technologies, new food products and new business ideas.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 08/18/2016
This summer, seven CAES students will get a behind-the-scenes look at the policies that impact agriculture.Author: Merritt Melancon, Samantha Anderson Published 05/26/2016