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.
UGA entomologists urge farmers to kill off crops after final harvest to avoid buildup of whiteflies.Author: Clint Thompson Published 01/22/2018
High populations of whiteflies can infect vegetable crops with diseases, like cucurbit leaf crumple virus and tomato yellow curl virus.Author: Julie Jernigan Published 10/03/2017
Diseases could impact yields if farmers don't maintain a stringent treatment program this growing season.Author: Clint Thompson Published 06/22/2017
UGA's Bhabesh Dutta encouraged by first round of research trials testing fumigation against fusarium wilt.Author: Clint Thompson Published 06/06/2017
Best bet for squash-growing is to plant resistant varieties and take a break in the height of summer.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 05/24/2017
Winter squash are harvested when mature and can be kept in storage for months.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 05/24/2017
Rock Eagle Seed Swap set for March 18.Author: Jessica Cameron Torhan Published 03/09/2017
Compact vegetable varieties make growing produce in small areas easier.Author: Norman Winter Published 03/06/2017
February conference brings together organic growers, experts from across the state.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 02/02/2017
Fast-growing crops have time to grow before spring gardening time arrives.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 01/24/2017