Time to inspect your irrigation systems
To avoid disaster due to subfreezing winter temperatures, leaky pipes and uninvited rodents, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension irrigation specialist Wes Porter recommends that Georgia growers inspect their irrigation systems before planting their crops this spring.
CAES names Robert Stougaard new assistant dean of research
Beginning March 1, Robert N. Stougaard will be the assistant dean of research for the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. He will be responsible for the overall supervision of the college’s seven research centers and farms and three major agricultural experiment stations located across the state.
State's top food products make final round of University of Georgia's 2018 Flavor of Georgia contest
Judges selected 33 products to compete in the final round of the University of Georgia’s 2018 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest in Atlanta set for March 20. The contest is the state’s premier proving ground for small, upstart food companies as well as time-tested products. This year’s finalists represent all corners of the state and the best of Georgia’s diverse culinary heritage.
Healthy vines protect watermelons from sun damage during hot Georgia summers.Author: Clint Thompson Published 01/18/2017
In a salad or in the landscape, Swiss chard is a delight for the palate and the eye.Author: Norman Winter Published 12/29/2016
By saving seeds, gardeners can save money and grow the same fruit their ancestors did.Author: Josh Fuder Published 09/22/2016
Rock Eagle 4-H gardeners are asking their middle Georgia neighbors to share their seeds this fall.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 08/25/2016
GMOs undergo years of safety testing and have been proven safe before they make it to the supermarket.Author: Wayne Parrott Published 08/18/2016
Soil experts from UGA Extension will be on hand to answer questions, take samples at Love Local: A Soil Festival to Grow Healthier Communities.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 08/11/2016
'Know yourself, know the symptoms' when it comes to avoiding heat-related illness.Author: Becky Griffin Published 07/27/2016
Low prices for peanuts, cotton and corn means watermelon acreage is expected to increase this year.Author: Clint Thompson Published 07/14/2016
Scientists offer public tour of organic agriculture research at UGA.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 06/30/2016
UGA Extension aims to better coordinate efforts across the Atlanta area.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 06/22/2016