Henry County's Broder family endows global citizenship award to foster global outlook among agriculture students
In 1952, the Broders of St. Gallen, Switzerland, officially became the Broders of Stockbridge, Georgia. Hans and Margrit Broder raised their eight children with one foot in the deep South of 1960s Stockbridge and the other foot in the Swiss Alps. Growing up in two cultures gave their children an appreciation of the vast diversity of the world around them.
UGA's new row crop physiologist to focus on peanut research
Physiologist Cristiane Pilon is the newest member of the University of Georgia Peanut Team. Her expertise in the physiological processes of the peanut plant and management of the plant’s stress levels will equip Georgia farmers with tools to produce an even better crop.
CAES students challenged to devise new ways to feed more people with less land and resources
Between the 1970s and the 1990s, farmers helped to reduce the number of people on earth suffering from hunger from one-third to one-tenth of the world’s population. Even now, there is work to be done to address worldwide hunger. Students and faculty of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) gathered Tuesday at the college’s seventh annual International Agriculture Day reception to celebrate a commitment to the international cooperation and scholarship that will be needed to further reduce this number.
Georgia Farmer of the Year Everett Williams is an advocate for Georgia dairy farmers and agriculture across the state.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/24/2017
As new antibiotic regulations take effect, Georgia may need more large animal veterinarians.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/02/2017
Consortium of bio-tech manufacturers and universities formed to advance biopharmaceutical manufacturing.Author: Charlene Betourney Published 02/02/2017
Tried and True: Georgia 0040 farmers will continue to raise poultry, grow cotton and peanuts 5FF4Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 01/27/2017
Farmer gets free advice from college dairy science students.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 11/30/2016
President Morehead visits Expo for fourth straight yearAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 10/18/2016
Betaine helps to improve cows' metabolism and milk production.Author: Kyle Dawson Published 10/12/2016
Drivers search for fuel while farmers work to grow "fuel" for livestock.Author: Adam Speir Published 09/22/2016
Army of worms attacks fields and cuts back farmers' hay supplies for winter.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 09/15/2016
After a record-breaking 2015 contest, Southeastern Hay Contest looks to attract more forage producers to the competition.Author: Dennis Hancock Published 08/19/2016