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.
Garden row spacing varied from garden to garden and from crop to crop.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 05/13/2013
Lives changed by assisted-farming programAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 05/02/2013
Pick the right vegetable varieties for smaller garden plots.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 05/02/2013
Pesticide applicators can earn valuable credits at two classes.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 04/23/2013
Grow prize-winning tomatoes by planting deep and fertilizing lightlyAuthor: Michael J. Wheeler Published 04/16/2013
Planting pointers to help attract pollinators to your garden.Author: Adam Speir Published 04/11/2013
Vegetable garden plants thrive in well-amended soil.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 04/11/2013
Cantaloupe packinghouses to be inspected to reduce foodborne outbreaks.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/08/2013
Conference highlights importance of technology in agricultureAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 04/03/2013
New food safety act would increase inspection of imported foods.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/27/2013