Henry County's Broder family endows global citizenship award to foster global outlook among agriculture students
In 1952, the Broders of St. Gallen, Switzerland, officially became the Broders of Stockbridge, Georgia. Hans and Margrit Broder raised their eight children with one foot in the deep South of 1960s Stockbridge and the other foot in the Swiss Alps. Growing up in two cultures gave their children an appreciation of the vast diversity of the world around them.
UGA's new row crop physiologist to focus on peanut research
Physiologist Cristiane Pilon is the newest member of the University of Georgia Peanut Team. Her expertise in the physiological processes of the peanut plant and management of the plant’s stress levels will equip Georgia farmers with tools to produce an even better crop.
CAES students challenged to devise new ways to feed more people with less land and resources
Between the 1970s and the 1990s, farmers helped to reduce the number of people on earth suffering from hunger from one-third to one-tenth of the world’s population. Even now, there is work to be done to address worldwide hunger. Students and faculty of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) gathered Tuesday at the college’s seventh annual International Agriculture Day reception to celebrate a commitment to the international cooperation and scholarship that will be needed to further reduce this number.
UGA Extension fruit plant pathologist Phillip Brannen says grape farmers should be wary of diseases like Pierce's disease.Author: Clint Thompson Published 03/30/2017
UGA hosts organic agriculture bootcamp April 22-23 in Athens.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/29/2017
Decline in pesticide drift complaints show that Extension trainings have been successful.Author: Clint Thompson Published 03/14/2017
Fire ants won't go away on their own; treat for them now and reclaim the backyard before summer. 5FF4Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/09/2017
Georgia's black-eyed pea farmers hope for new luck in the new year, but experts aren't optimistic.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/12/2017
UGA's Tim Coolong encourages growers to stay up-to-date with their spray programs.Author: Kyle Dawson Published 10/06/2016
Army of worms attacks fields and cuts back farmers' hay supplies for winter.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 09/15/2016
When complete, LepNet will provide big data crunchers with millions of new data points on moth and butterfly populations.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 09/12/2016
Green industry professionals learn about research projects at UGA event.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 08/11/2016
Follow these steps to take the (mosquito) bite out of late summer evenings.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 08/10/2016