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.
Tifton-based entomologist to be recognized at the Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America meeting.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/03/2016
Winter is the perfect time to browse seed catalogs and select seeds for next year's garden.Author: Josh Fuder Published 12/22/2015
Warmer temperatures and disease pressure make pumpkins a difficult crop for south Georgia farmers.Author: Tatyana Phelps Published 10/29/2015
UGA's annual county-by-county survey allows the public and policy makers to get a clear picture of Georgia's agricultural value.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 10/29/2015
Don't let diseased plant material ruin next season's garden.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 10/01/2015
Keep bacteria, viruses and parasites away from your homegrown harvest.Author: Judy A. Harrison Published 09/24/2015
Preventing fruit flies is much easier than eliminating them.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 09/24/2015
A University of Georgia horticulturist is researching different varieties of kale.Author: Clint Thompson, Jordan Hill Published 09/24/2015
Keep your home-preserved pumpkin recipes safe with tips from UGA Extension.Author: Haley Lacuesta Published 09/24/2015
Officials get firsthand look at partnership between UGA and ag industry.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 09/03/2015