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.
UGA Extension aims to better coordinate efforts across the Atlanta area.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 06/22/2016
The Trial Gardens at UGA invites the public to see its newest crop of new ornamentals.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 06/22/2016
Downy mildew impacts Georgia watermelon growers every year.Author: Clint Thompson Published 06/21/2016
Growers who lost their crop to inclement weather have the option of testing the late-season market.Author: Kenzie Kesselring Published 05/17/2016
Natural bacteria tackles watermelon disease from the seed up.Author: Sharon Dowdy, Candace M. Pollock-Moore Published 05/12/2016
Saturday at the Rock, at Rock Eagle 4-H Center, focus on heirloom veggies and seed swapping.Author: Jessica Cameron Torhan Published 05/12/2016
Younger UGA Extension leaders step up to guide the agency into its second century.Author: Whitney Dixon Published 05/05/2016
“Feast or famine” rainfall and above-normal temperatures covered Georgia in April.Author: Pam Knox Published 05/05/2016
Georgia watermelons should be ready for harvest in second or third week in June.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/26/2016
UGA and other Georgia agricultural experts develop statewide pollinator protection plan.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/23/2016