Time to inspect your irrigation systems
To avoid disaster due to subfreezing winter temperatures, leaky pipes and uninvited rodents, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension irrigation specialist Wes Porter recommends that Georgia growers inspect their irrigation systems before planting their crops this spring.
CAES names Robert Stougaard new assistant dean of research
Beginning March 1, Robert N. Stougaard will be the assistant dean of research for the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. He will be responsible for the overall supervision of the college’s seven research centers and farms and three major agricultural experiment stations located across the state.
State's top food products make final round of University of Georgia's 2018 Flavor of Georgia contest
Judges selected 33 products to compete in the final round of the University of Georgia’s 2018 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest in Atlanta set for March 20. The contest is the state’s premier proving ground for small, upstart food companies as well as time-tested products. This year’s finalists represent all corners of the state and the best of Georgia’s diverse culinary heritage.
Farmers need to keep an eye out for harmful algal blooms to help keep their livestock safe.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/27/2016
While corn silage is greatly dependent on water to produce crop, forage sorghum requires much less.Author: Clint Thompson Published 07/14/2016
Farms ponds may be convenient, but they aren't the best source of water for livestock.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 06/14/2016
Ag researchers open Watkinsville farm to the public June 28 for farm tours and fresh sweet corn.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 06/02/2016
Findings allow scientists to study neural stem cells' behavior without harming them.Author: Charlene Betourney Published 03/21/2016
UGA Cooperative Extension Beef Short Course marks five years of providing timely, impactful information.Author: Whitney Dixon Published 02/18/2016
Georgia Ag Forecast seminar at Unicoi State Park in White County rescheduled for February 17 after being snowed out.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/27/2016
Ag Forecast meetings to conclude on Friday, Jan. 29, in Macon.Author: Sharon Dowdy, Clint Thompson Published 01/26/2016
UGA Extension and national cattle-handling experts to offer tools for the novice and seasoned herdsman.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 11/30/2015
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