Testing the water: UGA Extension team studying agricultural water use in Georgia
As part of an irrigation efficiency study by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, a 29-person team of social scientists, agricultural economists, climatologists, agricultural engineers and UGA Extension agents from the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is studying agricultural irrigation in order to increase the water-use efficiency in row crops common to southern Georgia.
National Science Foundation funds UGA study of coastal economies
University of Georgia natural resource economist Craig Landry will use his portion of a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study how the economy and the environment are affected when humans and coastal regions commingle. The four-year project is a team effort with researchers from Colorado, North Carolina and Ohio.
Georgia 4-H celebrates National 4-H Week Oct. 1-7
Six million students across America participate in 4-H and, of those, more than 170,000 call Georgia home. To raise awareness of the state’s largest youth development organization, the week of Oct. 1-7 has been declared National 4-H Week.
Don't plant summer vegetable seeds and transplants until the soil warms up.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/19/2013
Plantapalooza set for April 6.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/14/2013
Scientists make a stop on their nationwide agricultural tour to learn how farmers benefit from CAES research.Author: Clint Thompson Published 03/13/2013
Plenty of plants but no veggies? You're not alone.Author: Amanda Tedrow Published 02/28/2013
Water, bugs and space are all big concerns for beginning gardeners.Author: Michael J. Wheeler Published 02/28/2013
Learn to grow and market vegetables on a small-scale.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 02/13/2013
Watch moisture is garden to keep fungal diseases at bay.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 10/25/2012
Having your emergency frost supplies ready takes the worry out of early fall and late spring cold snaps.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 10/18/2012
4-H'ers produce 300 pound pumpkinsAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 10/12/2012
Celebrate Farm to School month by picking a pumpkinAuthor: Judy Ashley Published 10/11/2012