Would you eat a bug?
Athens, Georgia’s growing reputation as a gastronomic capital attracts culinary tourists from all over the Southeast. This summer, the city will welcome a new type of culinary enthusiasm. They won’t be after barbecue or biscuits. They’ll be here for the bugs.
The Trial Gardens at UGA open house set for July 21
Flowers are blooming, bees are buzzing, and workers and volunteers are pruning, watering and collecting data on annuals and perennials at the Trial Gardens at the University of Georgia. Trial Gardens staff will open the facility to the public at their annual open house on Saturday, July 21, from 8 a.m. until noon.
CAES scientists go live on Facebook this fall
This fall the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is opening the labs of some its most distinguished researchers to students and science fans across the state.
Tifton-based scientist will be honored at the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Dec. 4.Author: Clint Thompson Published 07/10/2018
Downy mildew thrives in wet, humid conditions, using moisture on the plant's surface for successful spore germination.Author: Clint Thompson Published 05/23/2018
UGA entomologists urge farmers to kill off crops after final harvest to avoid buildup of whiteflies.Author: Clint Thompson Published 01/22/2018
High populations of whiteflies can infect vegetable crops with diseases, like cucurbit leaf crumple virus and tomato yellow curl virus.Author: Julie Jernigan Published 10/03/2017
Diseases could impact yields if farmers don't maintain a stringent treatment program this growing season.Author: Clint Thompson Published 06/22/2017
UGA's Bhabesh Dutta encouraged by first round of research trials testing fumigation against fusarium wilt.Author: Clint Thompson Published 06/06/2017
Best bet for squash-growing is to plant resistant varieties and take a break in the height of summer.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 05/24/2017
Winter squash are harvested when mature and can be kept in storage for months.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 05/24/2017
Rock Eagle Seed Swap set for March 18.Author: Jessica Cameron Torhan Published 03/09/2017
Compact vegetable varieties make growing produce in small areas easier.Author: Norman Winter Published 03/06/2017