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.
Jason Schmidt hopes to improve agricultural management systems by preserving helpful insects.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/23/2015
Rose sawflies, or rose slugs, can even damage 'Knock Out' roses.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 04/23/2015
UGA wants to know what pests peanut growers are most concerned about.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/16/2015
UGA, UF scientists join forces to present eco-friendly container gardening workshop.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 04/15/2015
UGA entomologists unlock genetic framework of mosquito fertility.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/10/2015
UGA entomologist takes survey of stink bugs coming indoors.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 04/09/2015
Tomato spotted wilt virus dwarfs peanuts, vegetables plants and can cause crop yields to be low.Author: Jordan Hill Published 04/08/2015
Beef cattle research is focus of field day at Blairsville center.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 04/01/2015
Admiral in the global war on malaria visits Athens and UGA.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/26/2015
Increased acreage, low peanut prices factoring into preparations for this year's crop.Author: Clint Thompson Published 01/16/2015