Henry County's Broder family endows global citizenship award to foster global outlook among agriculture students
In 1952, the Broders of St. Gallen, Switzerland, officially became the Broders of Stockbridge, Georgia. Hans and Margrit Broder raised their eight children with one foot in the deep South of 1960s Stockbridge and the other foot in the Swiss Alps. Growing up in two cultures gave their children an appreciation of the vast diversity of the world around them.
UGA's new row crop physiologist to focus on peanut research
Physiologist Cristiane Pilon is the newest member of the University of Georgia Peanut Team. Her expertise in the physiological processes of the peanut plant and management of the plant’s stress levels will equip Georgia farmers with tools to produce an even better crop.
CAES students challenged to devise new ways to feed more people with less land and resources
Between the 1970s and the 1990s, farmers helped to reduce the number of people on earth suffering from hunger from one-third to one-tenth of the world’s population. Even now, there is work to be done to address worldwide hunger. Students and faculty of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) gathered Tuesday at the college’s seventh annual International Agriculture Day reception to celebrate a commitment to the international cooperation and scholarship that will be needed to further reduce this number.
Although it's an annual plant, emperor's candlestick can be grown year after year if you save its seeds.Author: Norman Winter Published 03/30/2017
New flowering quince varieties produce blooms as big as tennis balls.Author: Norman Winter Published 03/09/2017
Compact vegetable varieties make growing produce in small areas easier.Author: Norman Winter Published 03/06/2017
Director of the Trial Gardens at UGA wins lifetime achie 002B vement award from Georgia's green industry. 5FEAAuthor: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/02/2017
Beautiful white flowers and berries are bonuses provided by Viburnum obovatum.Author: Norman Winter Published 03/02/2017
Georgia Organics, UGA team up again to provide safe, cozy housing to young Georgia farmersAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 02/23/2017
Add a few bulbs that come to your garden by way of Spain, Morocco and Portugal.Author: Norman Winter Published 02/23/2017
UGA, USDA partnership results in three new little bluestem grasses.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 02/22/2017
You say "narcissus," I say "daffodil." We all say "spring!"Author: Norman Winter Published 02/09/2017
Locally grown tea could soon be steeping in coffee houses and on kitchen tables.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/06/2017