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.
UGA Extension offices host hay field day.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 07/24/2013
Horse owner's class will include lectures, hands-on laboratories.Author: Erica P. Techo Published 07/16/2013
Farmers adjusting to increased rainfall.Author: Clint Thompson Published 06/27/2013
Rare and medium rare should never be associated with hamburgers.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 06/27/2013
Cattle producers should watch their herds for signs of fescue toxicosis.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 05/22/2013
Local event educates 900 third gradersAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 05/10/2013
Lives changed by assisted-farming programAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 05/02/2013
Producers cautioned against new forage pestAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 04/18/2013
Pizza farm to give students a behind-the-scenes look at pizzaAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 04/16/2013
Rodeo hits northeast Georgia April 18-20.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/11/2013