Second food retail revolution incorporates tech while maintaining brick-and-mortar stores
A second food retail revolution, unlike the first, which was spearheaded by new entrants, is being led by existing industry leaders. For this reason, in addition to lessons learned from the many failures so far, the second-generation revolution is likely to succeed.
Georgia scientists help map the genetic code of peanuts
An international group of agricultural scientists, including University of Georgia and USDA scientists based in Georgia, have mapped the genetic code of the peanut. Results of the five-year research project give scientists around the world a map with which to unlock some of the genetic potential of the peanut plant.
Francis Fluharty to lead UGA Animal and Dairy Science Department
Francis Fluharty joins the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences as the new department head of the Department of Animal and Dairy Science. His career has been devoted to assisting food animal producers through research and educational programs aimed at improving animal health and growth. Fluharty has also worked to improve profitability, as food animal agriculture must be economically-sustainable for farm families.
Low-cost farm business, small-fruit production and small ruminant training offered this fall across Georgia.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/27/2016
It's the same old college road trip but with a twist.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/13/2016
Scientists offer public tour of organic agriculture research at UGA.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 06/30/2016
Registration due April 6 for UGA Organic Farming Workshop.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/31/2016
Food engineer will use NIFA funding to test safety of nanocellulose.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/31/2016
UGA and other Georgia agricultural experts develop statewide pollinator protection plan.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/23/2016
Sanjaya Rajaram, wheat breeder who pioneered open-source biotechnology, to present UGA lectureAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 10/26/2015
Farmers, gardeners and food enthusiasts are invited to tour UGA's organic production plots.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 05/27/2015
Take time for research, planning before farming for profit.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 01/27/2015
UGA horticulturist Patrick Conner hopes to improve muscadine's appeal nationwideAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 01/23/2015