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.
UGA annual insect festival set at botanical garden in Athens.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 08/28/2014
Tiny worms show up in full force and destroy hay fields and munch on lawns.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 08/28/2014
Annual field day to be held at Gibbs, Lang Farms in TiftonAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 08/21/2014
Field day caters to pecan growers in southern corner of the state.Author: Maggie Dudacek Published 08/14/2014
Little worms takes down squash plants from the inside.Author: Sharon Dowdy, Amanda Tedrow Published 07/31/2014
Japanese beetles are back in full force and munching on plants across the state.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 07/10/2014
Pesticide label instruction protect homeowners, families and the environmentAuthor: Frank M. Watson Published 06/26/2014
After leading the organization for seven years, director of University of Georgia Extension Beverly Sparks retiringAuthor: Sharon Dowdy Published 06/26/2014
More flowers, fewer pesticides can help preserve pollinatorsAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 06/19/2014
Including pollinator habitat in urban landscapes is becoming necessary to help protect native speciesAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 06/18/2014