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.
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
Follow these steps to take the (mosquito) bite out of late summer evenings.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 08/10/2016
Mosquito season is waning but Georgians should minimize populations where they can.Author: Elmer Gray Published 08/10/2016
The latest turfgrass research findings will be shared at UGA field day.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 07/21/2016
Entomologist promoted to department head of UGA's ag school.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 07/21/2016
West Nile virus is passed by mosquitoes who love dry weather, and this summer has been abnormally dry.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/01/2016
Georgia may not have seen any local transmission of the Zika virus, but residents should continue to minimize mosquito populations.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 06/30/2016
Georgians should be aware of ticks this summer, but not afraid of them.Author: Melissa Jackson Published 06/30/2016