UGA researcher identifies winter squash varieties with best disease, pest resistance
By determining the varieties best suited for the area, University of Georgia graduate student Zach Matteen is on a mission to convince more backyard gardeners and farmers to grow winter squash. He has found that Seminole, tropical and tan cheese pumpkins, as well as Choctaw and 'Thelma Sanders' sweet potato squashes, hold up best against squash pests and diseases.
UGA students commit to public service this summer as Congressional Agricultural Fellows
Seven University of Georgia students studying in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences have embarked on the opportunity of a lifetime — serving as Congressional Agricultural Fellows in Washington, D.C.
African scientist working at UGA to improve food safety at home
Daniel Mwalwayo has spent most of his professional career working to ensure a safe food supply in his home country of Malawi.
Aerification helps turfgrass green-up, lets air and moisture get to root zone.Author: Clint Waltz Published 05/18/2017
UGA Extension physiologist John Snider recommends farmers use sensor-based irrigation scheduling.Author: Julia Rodriguez Published 05/17/2017
UGA's research community recognized plant breeder Katrien Devos' work to improve food security for subsistence farming communities.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/27/2017
Knowing wet bulb temperature could help farmers protect crops from hard freezes while saving money, water and energy.Author: Merritt Melancon 5FF4 Published 03/13/2017
Research may lead to cornea repair in a day, instead of weeks.Author: Charlene Betourney Published 03/08/2017
UGA scientists use robots and drones to accelerate plant genetic research, improve crop yield.Author: Mike Wooten Published 02/09/2017
UGA's Peng Chee awarded 2016 Cotton Genetics Research Award during the 2017 Beltwide Cotton Improvement Conference.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/02/2017
Finger millet feeds millions, but little is known about the ancient plant's genetics.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/28/2016
UGA plant breeders identify soybean cultivars with proven resistance to kudzu bugs.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/21/2016
Katrien Devos, professor in the UGA Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, to be inducted into the American Association for the Advancement of Science.Author: James Hataway Published 12/09/2016