CAES launches interdisciplinary Certificate in Agricultural Data Science
From remote moisture sensors that produce a real-time feed of soil conditions to drones that use optical data to spot plant disease, the next green revolution will be fueled by new streams of data.
Pam Knox named interim director of UGA weather network
University of Georgia agricultural climatologist Pam Knox has been named interim director of UGA’s network of 86 weather stations across Georgia.
UGA CAES team researching whiteflies statewide
Silverleaf whiteflies devastated Georgia’s cotton and fall vegetable crops last year. In response to this crisis, a team of University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences research and UGA Cooperative Extension specialists is studying the pests statewide to help cotton and vegetable farmers avoid another year of disappointing crops.
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
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