Testing the water: UGA Extension team studying agricultural water use in Georgia
As part of an irrigation efficiency study by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, a 29-person team of social scientists, agricultural economists, climatologists, agricultural engineers and UGA Extension agents from the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is studying agricultural irrigation in order to increase the water-use efficiency in row crops common to southern Georgia.
National Science Foundation funds UGA study of coastal economies
University of Georgia natural resource economist Craig Landry will use his portion of a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study how the economy and the environment are affected when humans and coastal regions commingle. The four-year project is a team effort with researchers from Colorado, North Carolina and Ohio.
Georgia 4-H celebrates National 4-H Week Oct. 1-7
Six million students across America participate in 4-H and, of those, more than 170,000 call Georgia home. To raise awareness of the state’s largest youth development organization, the week of Oct. 1-7 has been declared National 4-H Week.
Georgia Guardsmen who taught Afghans about farming return to UGAAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 06/04/2012
BSE is rare worldwide but food safety scientists remain vigilantAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 04/26/2012
When the brush is too thick for humans, goats and sheep can step in.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/19/2012
Explore the Wonderful World of Horses at Camp Fulton-Truitt 4-H Center.Author: Katie Gazda Published 04/19/2012
Nation's only student-run PRCA rodeo enters its 38th year at UGA.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/16/2012
Products from across the state recognized as best in GeorgiaAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 03/15/2012
University experts will share knowledge with cattle farmers.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/08/2012
Research shows promise to revolutionize fracture treatment.Author: J. Faith Peppers Published 02/02/2012
Small producers, and large, will gain useful knowledge on hay production.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 01/18/2012
UGA animal and dairy science professor Franklin West is tapped among the best.Author: J. Faith Peppers Published 01/12/2012