Acclaimed pecan breeder Darrell Sparks named UGA Inventor of the Year
Darrell Sparks’ legacy at the University of Georgia spans more than 50 years and includes the release of eight patented pecan cultivars and research focused on the development of new and improved pecan varieties. For his contributions to Georgia’s pecan industry, Sparks is the 2018 recipient of the university’s Inventor of the Year Award.
CAES students highlight research achievements at CAES Undergraduate Research Symposium
Almost 50 University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) undergraduate students showcased their research projects and competed in the seventh annual CAES Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 11.
UGA scientist creates system to detect food pathogens in hours, not days
Quick, efficient pathogen detection and fingerprinting is essential and often lifesaving when it comes to preventing foodborne illness. University of Georgia food scientist Xiangyu Deng has created a system that can identify foodborne pathogens much quicker than traditional methods.
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
UGA Cooperative Extension to host annual insect pest scout schools in Tifton and Midville.Author: Kenzie Kesselring Published 05/10/2016
UGA entomologist, grad student theorize why kudzu bugs are in sharp decline.Author: Kenzie Kesselring Published 04/07/2016
UGA and other Georgia agricultural experts develop statewide pollinator protection plan.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/23/2016
Plan in place to protect honeybees in row crop agriculture.Author: Stephen Pettis Published 03/10/2016
It's time to tackle mosquito control projects before mosquito season starts.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/10/2016
Cotton growers need to be proactive with insecticide application this spring or plants will be vulnerable.Author: Clint Thompson Published 03/02/2016
Aphid moves from sugarcane to sorghum, lowering yields and spreading sticky honeydew.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 02/19/2016