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.
Conference presenters will discuss drought-tolerant turfgrass varieties and technological advancements.Author: Julie Jernigan Published 04/09/2018
Rice's wild relatives may hold the key to more sustainable, resilient rice crops.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/02/2018
Future peanuts promise improved nutrition and flavor, greater yields, less disease pressure.Author: J. Faith Peppers Published 01/03/2018
CAES plant gene recognized for his work in plant genetics - scientifically and socially.Author: Allyson Mann Published 11/20/2017
Turf scientists at UGA move into new, state-of-the-art labs and greenhouses.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 09/22/2017
Pearl millet genome reveals how this cereal survives temperatures over 107 degrees Fahrenheit.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 09/19/2017
UGA researchers pinpoint a mutation that triggered the development of the modern tomato from its tiny, berry-sized ancestor.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 08/24/2017
UGA professor recognized for her advanced biotechnology work to improve peanut.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 04/27/2017
UGA's newest pecan variety produces a bigger nut and shows high resistance to scab disease.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/06/2017
UGA scientists use robots and drones to accelerate plant genetic research, improve crop yield.Author: Mike Wooten Published 02/09/2017