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 Grazing School offers latest tactics to improve pastures, hay quality and cattle health.Author: Dennis Hancock Published 08/18/2016
Carleen Porter, a fourth year Animal Science major spent eight weeks at the University of Perugia Veterinary School in Perugia, Italy, fulfilling the internship requirement for the International Agriculture Certificate.Author: Carleen Dyar Porter Published 08/17/2016
New Faculty Tour is a week-long tour that allows participants see Georgia's diversity.Author: Clint Thompson Published 08/05/2016
Key questions can be answered when practicing calving with simulator.Author: Clint Thompson Published 08/02/2016
With little rain and relentless heat, Georgia farmers are starting to feel the burn.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/27/2016
Farmers need to keep an eye out for harmful algal blooms to help keep their livestock safe.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/27/2016
While corn silage is greatly dependent on water to produce crop, forage sorghum requires much less.Author: Clint Thompson Published 07/14/2016
Farms ponds may be convenient, but they aren't the best source of water for livestock.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 06/14/2016
Ag researchers open Watkinsville farm to the public June 28 for farm tours and fresh sweet corn.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 06/02/2016
UGA CAES awarded graduate students at the 2016 Graduate Student Recognition Reception.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 05/18/2016