Avian flu found in wild duck; backyard flock owners asked to stay vigilant
At the end of December 2017, the H7 strain of avian influenza was found in a green-winged teal, a widespread North American duck, collected in McIntosh County on the Georgia coast.
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.
Consumer concern over cotton's environmental sustainability prompts research study.Author: Julia Rodriguez Published 04/06/2017
UGA CAES students visit Tifton, Griffin campuses during trip across Georgia.Author: Clint Thompson, Julia Rodriguez Published 03/10/2017
Vidalia Onion Committee honors UGA scientist for his research on Georgia-grown sweet onions.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 02/22/2017
Funston Gin provided UGA's C.M. Stripling Irrigation Research Park with a module builder and boll buggy to help with cotton harvest.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/14/2017
UGA's Peng Chee awarded 2016 Cotton Genetics Research Award during the 2017 Beltwide Cotton Improvement Conference.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/02/2017
UGA seminar to focus mainly on water issues in peanut production.Author: Kyle Dawson Published 01/04/2017
Avalon has shown good resistance against scab disease so far.Author: Kyle Dawson Published 12/19/2016
Microgin processes cotton samples sent by UGA researchers.Author: Kyle Dawson Published 12/07/2016