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.
Scientists monitor kudzu bug's effect on kudzu.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 06/28/2012
For every six fleas you see, 300 are in the environment or on the pet.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 06/21/2012
With a little industry and knowledge, squash-lovers can overcome this difficult pest.Author: Donn H Cooper Published 06/05/2012
Need to know how to handle a pest? There's an app for that.Author: Matthew Chappell Published 05/25/2012
Bad bugs are a big economic threat.Author: Donn H Cooper Published 05/24/2012
There's not much you can do to treat red bug bites.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 05/24/2012
Fruit flies emerge during the summer monthsAuthor: Edward L. Ayers Published 05/17/2012
Fire ants travel to gardens searching for food, warmth and moisture.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 05/03/2012
Researchers relying on egg parasite to cut back kudzu bug numbers.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 04/26/2012
Georgians spend between $9 million and $14 million to treat heartworms each year.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/25/2012