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.
Tiny pest can cause big damage in peanut, cotton and tomato fields.Author: Clint Thompson Published 01/16/2014
Green industry event will be packed with latest research findings, newest technology.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 11/13/2013
Fill holes and spray perimeter to keep ants, roaches and beetles from coming inside.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 10/31/2013
Nursery and floriculture growers from across the U.S. to meet in Athens to share the newest innovations in plant propagation, production, ornamental breeding and management practices.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 10/08/2013
To control insects you have to get to know them and their family.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 10/08/2013
Sometimes the best control method is to hold out for winter.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 09/18/2013
Invasive tawny crazy ant found in Georgia.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 09/17/2013
Tiny white pests are falling from trees and making gooey messes.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 09/12/2013
Mosquitos have had a good summer, but they're not done yet.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 09/04/2013
Cotton, peanut research to be featured at field dayAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 09/03/2013