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.
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