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.
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension and Food Well Alliance partner to help metro Atlantans get their hands dirty at compost workshops for improved soil.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/29/2015
Students are learning time-tested methods for saving the bounty of their gardens.Author: Samantha Anderson Published 07/16/2015
An increased risk of sunburn for watermelons out in the field is a problem for many farmers.Author: Clint Thompson Published 06/23/2015
Demand for Georgia onions high, especially with poor Texas crop .Author: Clint Thompson, Jordan Hill Published 06/17/2015
Yellow leaves could mean nutrient deficiencies in backyard blueberries.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 06/03/2015
Tim Coolong hoping to find squash varieties that meet growers' demands.Author: Clint Thompson Published 05/27/2015
Farmers, gardeners and food enthusiasts are invited to tour UGA's organic production plots.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 05/27/2015
UGA Extension experts provide tips on growing vegetable plants from seed.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/24/2015
Onions had a farm gate value of $93.1 million in Georgia in 2013.Author: Molly Berg Published 03/19/2015
Backyard gardeners with limited space may want to try gardening in raised beds.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/12/2015