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.
All parts of onion production are being evaluated, including fertilizer and herbicide applications.Author: Clint Thompson Published 12/05/2017
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
Vidalia Onion Committee honors UGA scientist for his research on Georgia-grown sweet onions.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 02/22/2017
February conference brings together organic growers, experts from across the state.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 02/02/2017