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.
Todd Applegate to take helm of UGA's poultry science department Jan. 8.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/27/2015
Dairy manure cannot be used as fertilizer if the lagoon it settles in isn't stirred periodically.Author: Clint Thompson Published 12/10/2015
UGA Extension and national cattle-handling experts to offer tools for the novice and seasoned herdsman.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 11/30/2015
Humans won't be infected with avian influenza by eating chicken or poultry products.Author: Brian Jordan Published 11/12/2015
Much of the state was drier than normal during October — aiding farmers with peanut, cotton and hay harvest.Author: Pam Knox Published 11/04/2015
The likelihood of disease is increased when poultry house bedding is reused.Author: Clint Thompson Published 11/03/2015
UGA's annual county-by-county survey allows the public and policy makers to get a clear picture of Georgia's agricultural value.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 10/29/2015
You can't judge good quality hay by it's looks, you need lab results.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 10/28/2015
Texas' McGee Ranch wins top prize in 2015 Southeastern Hay Contest, but many Georgia farmers receive honors, too.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 10/22/2015
Economist Nick Magnan is working with Heifer International and the Feed the Future Peanut Mycotoxin and Improvement LaboratoryAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 10/02/2015