UGA urges farmers, agricultural workers to combat pepper weevils
Pepper weevils are such a threat to Georgia’s pepper crop that University of Georgia vegetable entomologist David Riley says Georgia farmers and agricultural workers should immediately kill any weevils found on fruit, equipment or clothes.
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences students to spend summer working at U.S. Capitol
Seven University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) students have embarked on the opportunity of a lifetime: serving as Congressional Agricultural Fellows in Washington, D.C.
UGA researchers travel Down Under to collect raspberry and peach seeds
University of Georgia horticulturists Rachel Itle and Dario Chavez recently travelled to Australia to collect seeds from wild raspberries and peaches to bring back to the UGA Griffin campus. As scientists in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Itle and Chavez research Georgia-grown fruit.
Annual trainings help farmers and consultants learn how to diagnose insect damage on cotton, peanuts and soybeans.Author: Clint Thompson Published 05/24/2017
At their population peak, kudzu bugs devastated soybean production in Georgia.Author: Clint Thompson Published 05/10/2017
Strand becomes the eighth UGA faculty member to join the National Academy of Sciences.Author: Sam Fahmy Published 05/02/2017
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