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.
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
Adults and children invited to learn about bees at Rock Eagle 4-H Center on June 18.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 06/16/2016
This summer, seven CAES students will get a behind-the-scenes look at the policies that impact agriculture.Author: Merritt Melancon, Samantha Anderson Published 05/26/2016
Young Harris buzzes with excitement each spring as hundreds of beekeepers meet up to learn from the best minds in the hive.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 05/26/2016