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.
Fast-growing crops have time to grow before spring gardening time arrives.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 01/24/2017
Healthy vines protect watermelons from sun damage during hot Georgia summers.Author: Clint Thompson Published 01/18/2017
In a salad or in the landscape, Swiss chard is a delight for the palate and the eye.Author: Norman Winter Published 12/29/2016
By saving seeds, gardeners can save money and grow the same fruit their ancestors did.Author: Josh Fuder Published 09/22/2016
Rock Eagle 4-H gardeners are asking their middle Georgia neighbors to share their seeds this fall.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 08/25/2016
GMOs undergo years of safety testing and have been proven safe before they make it to the supermarket.Author: Wayne Parrott Published 08/18/2016
Soil experts from UGA Extension will be on hand to answer questions, take samples at Love Local: A Soil Festival to Grow Healthier Communities.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 08/11/2016
'Know yourself, know the symptoms' when it comes to avoiding heat-related illness.Author: Becky Griffin Published 07/27/2016
Low prices for peanuts, cotton and corn means watermelon acreage is expected to increase this year.Author: Clint Thompson Published 07/14/2016
Scientists offer public tour of organic agriculture research at UGA.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 06/30/2016