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.
Invasive tree pest now present in Georgia, researchers scramble to protect Ash trees.Author: Sandi Martin, Merritt Melancon Published 08/22/2013
Get up close and personal with Rock Eagle bees, taste local honey.Author: Matt Hammons Published 07/08/2013
Defend your yard from mosquitos by getting rid of standing waterAuthor: William G. Tyson Published 06/25/2013
Pest tunnels through Georgia lawns and munches on turfgrass.Author: William G. Tyson Published 06/20/2013
Brood II periodical cicadas needed to round out museum's collection.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 06/04/2013
UGA research aims to fix long-held, inaccurate insect model.Author: April Reese Sorrow Published 05/30/2013
Kudzu bugs may swarm in your yard, but they won't stay there.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 05/30/2013
Wet weather has created the perfect breeding ground for mosquitoesAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 05/21/2013
Japanese beetles can wreak havoc on roses.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 05/15/2013
UGA scientist says termites eat wood they randomly find.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 04/24/2013