Testing the water: UGA Extension team studying agricultural water use in Georgia
As part of an irrigation efficiency study by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, a 29-person team of social scientists, agricultural economists, climatologists, agricultural engineers and UGA Extension agents from the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is studying agricultural irrigation in order to increase the water-use efficiency in row crops common to southern Georgia.
National Science Foundation funds UGA study of coastal economies
University of Georgia natural resource economist Craig Landry will use his portion of a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study how the economy and the environment are affected when humans and coastal regions commingle. The four-year project is a team effort with researchers from Colorado, North Carolina and Ohio.
Georgia 4-H celebrates National 4-H Week Oct. 1-7
Six million students across America participate in 4-H and, of those, more than 170,000 call Georgia home. To raise awareness of the state’s largest youth development organization, the week of Oct. 1-7 has been declared National 4-H Week.
Approximately 450 Georgia Power employees housed while helping to restore power to Georgia residents.Author: Clint Thompson Published 09/19/2017
Annual event geared towards high school and college students interested in attending or transferring into CAES.Author: Julie Jernigan Published 09/07/2017
D.W. Brooks lecturer to discuss biotechnology and its discontents on Nov. 7.Author: 0583 Merritt Melancon Published 09/06/2017
UGA scientists will cover the latest Georgia pecan agricultural research, including insect and disease management strategies.Author: Clint Thompson Published 08/29/2017
UGA CAES scientists will answer questions and provide updates on topics related to the cotton and peanut industries.Author: Julie Jernigan Published 08/28/2017
UGA CAES' Southwest showCAES recruitment event set for Tuesday, Sept. 19.Author: Clint Thompson Published 08/15/2017
Abolfazl Hajihassani responsible for control of nematodes in more than 20 Georgia commodities.Author: Clint Thompson Published 07/25/2017
New UGA pathologist Jonathan Oliver to specialize in multiple fruit commodities.Author: Clint Thompson Published 07/05/2017
Annual trainings help farmers and consultants learn how to diagnose insect damage on cotton, peanuts and soybeans.Author: Clint Thompson Published 05/24/2017
UGA Extension physiologist John Snider recommends farmers use sensor-based irrigation scheduling.Author: Julia Rodriguez Published 05/17/2017