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 animal and dairy science departmentAuthor: J. Faith Peppers Published 12/26/2017
Ground beef must be cooked to an internal temperature of at least 160 F to be deemed safe.Author: Alexander Stelzleni Published 09/19/2017
Advanced grazing school promises to get into the weeds on topics including advanced fencing systems and soil health.Author: Dennis Hancock Published 08/17/2017
Tried and True: Georgia farmers will continue to raise poultry, grow cotton and peanutsAuthor: Sharon Dowdy Published 01/27/2017
Drivers search for fuel while farmers work to grow "fuel" for livestock.Author: Adam Speir Published 09/22/2016
Army of worms attacks fields and cuts back farmers' hay supplies for winter.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 09/15/2016
After a record-breaking 2015 contest, Southeastern Hay Contest looks to attract more forage producers to the competition.Author: Dennis Hancock Published 08/19/2016
UGA Extension Grazing School offers latest tactics to improve pastures, hay quality and cattle health.Author: Dennis Hancock Published 08/18/2016
Key questions can be answered when practicing calving with simulator.Author: Clint Thompson Published 08/02/2016
With little rain and relentless heat, Georgia farmers are starting to feel the burn.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/27/2016