New UGA food scientist keeps food supply safer using computer software
Food safety research usually involves analyzing live populations of foodborne pathogens like Salmonella, Listeria and E. coli, but University of Georgia food scientist Henk den Bakker fights pathogens by developing computer software.
USDA funding aids UGA research of burrower bug
Through part of a $12.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut entomologist Mark Abney is studying the biology of the burrower bug and developing an effective management program.
Annual Southeastern Hay Contest deadline set for September 21
While laymen may look at a farm field dotted with round bales and think that those bales are all the same, forage farmers and livestock producers know the truth. Hay quality varies widely from producer to producer and from year to year.
Southeastern Hay Contest sets the stage for farmers to show off their best hay.Author: Merritt Melancon, Dennis Hancock Published 07/06/2017
UGA Tifton graduate heads to Italy to pursue dual master's degree in sustainable agriculture.Author: Denise Horton Published 06/22/2017
Annual corn boil lunch set for June 27 at J. Phil Campbell Research and Education Center.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 06/14/2017
UGA's organic agriculture researchers host farm tour in Watkinsville on June 29.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 06/14/2017
Studen 005A t-organized crop tour helps CAES grad students explore the opportunities after graduation. 5586Author: Merritt Melancon, Russell Ingram Published 06/12/2017
Peanut geneticist David Bertioli joins UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.Author: J. Faith Peppers Published 06/01/2017
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 Published 03/13/2017