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.
Would-be and existing small-scale farmers will benefit from course.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 02/06/2014
Plant seeds indoors now and harvest homegrown vegetables sooner.Author: Mary Carol Sheffield Published 01/23/2014
You don't have to have a lot of land to plant a garden.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 01/02/2014
Coastal Georgia Botanical Garden poised for reinvention in 2014Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/16/2013
Teachers can access Georgia Performance Standards-based lesson plans to help make the most of the school gardenAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 10/08/2013
UGA Extension and Athens Land Trust team up for sustainable agriculture conference in Watkinsville on Oct. 3.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 09/20/2013
President Morehead learning more about agricultureAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 09/10/2013
Seed savers have the ability to customize veggie varieties for their gardens.Author: Amanda Tedrow Published 09/05/2013
Fall garden can be chocked full of winter cool season vegetables.Author: Rolando Orellana Published 09/05/2013
Come and learn how to grow vegetables for profit.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 08/13/2013