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.
New food safety act would increase inspection of imported foods.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/27/2013
Scott Jackson to take crop genomics knowledge and apply it to peanuts, other crops.Author: Stephanie Schupska Published 05/12/2011
UGA, 17 other universities focus research on soybean fungus Phytophthora sojae.Author: Stephanie Schupska Published 03/31/2011
UGA researcher looking at mites as key to honeybee decline.Author: April Reese Sorrow Published 02/10/2011
Master Gardeners will teach how to plant, care for edible landscape plants.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 12/16/2010
Mosquito hormones could reveal options for control.Author: April Reese Sorrow Published 09/30/2010
A perennial sorghum crop could create more food with less impact.Author: April Reese Sorrow Published 07/07/2010
TifSport was bred to be rugged.Author: Brad Haire Published 06/24/2010
New discovery reveals news tool in medical and agricultural research.Author: J. Faith Peppers Published 05/04/2010
UGA researchers to apply genomic research to practical plant breeding.Author: April Reese Sorrow Published 01/21/2010