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.
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
Southern Region Women's Agricultural Leadership Summit publishes recommendation report.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 05/12/2016
Younger UGA Extension leaders step up to guide the agency into its second century.Author: Whitney Dixon Published 05/05/2016
CAES' Abigail Borron uses the story of agriculture as starting point for conversations on hunger and food policy.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/28/2016
Dumfries, Scotland, is about 4,000 miles away from the University of Georgia's Athens Campus, but the population there faces the same problems as many Georgia towns, including food insecurity and health concerns connected to nutrition.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/06/2016
Event hosted by UGA CAES, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources and the Graduate School.Author: Clint Thompson Published 03/17/2016
USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden to deliver keynote address.Author: Camie Williams Published 01/20/2016