Time to inspect your irrigation systems
To avoid disaster due to subfreezing winter temperatures, leaky pipes and uninvited rodents, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension irrigation specialist Wes Porter recommends that Georgia growers inspect their irrigation systems before planting their crops this spring.
CAES names Robert Stougaard new assistant dean of research
Beginning March 1, Robert N. Stougaard will be the assistant dean of research for the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. He will be responsible for the overall supervision of the college’s seven research centers and farms and three major agricultural experiment stations located across the state.
State's top food products make final round of University of Georgia's 2018 Flavor of Georgia contest
Judges selected 33 products to compete in the final round of the University of Georgia’s 2018 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest in Atlanta set for March 20. The contest is the state’s premier proving ground for small, upstart food companies as well as time-tested products. This year’s finalists represent all corners of the state and the best of Georgia’s diverse culinary heritage.
Interactive event will be held on the UGA Tifton campus May 30-June 2.Author: Julia Rodriguez Published 05/01/2017
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.Author: 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