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.
After a school garden sprouts — UGA Extension helps students, parents and teachers use, maintain outdoor classroomAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 07/03/2014
Trained volunteers help Georgia's county agents deliver programs, answer questions.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 06/12/2014
New UGA Crop Quality Lab charged with testing onions — quantifying the perfect balance between sweet and hotAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 05/15/2014
Vidalia onion industry in Georgia generates more than $100 million annually in farm gate valueAuthor: Sharon Dowdy, Clint Thompson Published 05/14/2014
The State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Trial Gardens at UGA and UGA Hort Club team up for plant saleAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 03/25/2014
Having mulch, blankets and stakes on hand can make surviving the frost less stressfulAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 03/13/2014
Irish and sweet potatoes can be grown in Georgia.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 03/13/2014
Using Westerfield's "modified organic" tips will help gardeners grow more planet-friendly gardens.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/12/2014
Gardeners encouraged to plant vegetable varieties resistant to common diseasesAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 03/12/2014
Most herbicides should be applied when wind is less than 10 mph.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/20/2014