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.
The Trial Gardens at UGA invites the public to see its newest crop of new ornamentals.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 06/22/2016
Downy mildew impacts Georgia watermelon growers every year.Author: Clint Thompson Published 06/21/2016
Growers who lost their crop to inclement weather have the option of testing the late-season market.Author: Kenzie Kesselring Published 05/17/2016
Natural bacteria tackles watermelon disease from the seed up.Author: Sharon Dowdy, Candace M. Pollock-Moore Published 05/12/2016
Saturday at the Rock, at Rock Eagle 4-H Center, focus on heirloom veggies and seed swapping.Author: Jessica Cameron Torhan Published 05/12/2016
“Feast or famine” rainfall and above-normal temperatures covered Georgia in April.Author: Pam Knox Published 05/05/2016
Georgia watermelons should be ready for harvest in second or third week in June.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/26/2016
UGA and other Georgia agricultural experts develop statewide pollinator protection plan.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/23/2016
Too much fertilizer will create large tomato plants, not large tomatoes.Author: Michael J. Wheeler Published 03/10/2016
Draw a garden plan and keep clear records for a bountiful garden this year and next.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 03/10/2016