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.
University names new director to replace UGA Regents Professor Mike Doyle.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 08/01/2016
Sixth annual International Agriculture Day event on April 19 celebrates solutions to global food challengesAuthor: Denise Horton Published 03/29/2016
Todd Applegate to take helm of UGA's poultry science department Jan. 8.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/27/2015
Much of the state was drier than normal during October — aiding farmers with peanut, cotton and hay harvest.Author: Pam Knox Published 11/04/2015
UGA and Georgia's agricultural community honor Sen. Saxby Chambliss and Thomas Richard Breedlove Sr.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 10/01/2015
Officials get firsthand look at partnership between UGA and ag industry.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 09/03/2015
Farm bill topics to be discussed include price loss coverage and agricultural risk coverageAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 03/27/2014
Inaugural conference concludes Thursday in SavannahAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 09/25/2013
Governor to speak at inaugural agribusiness conference in SavannahAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 09/12/2013
Congressional Agricultural Fellows help connect D.C. to UGA expertise.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 09/09/2013