Fried turkeys are moist, but they can cause a fire emergency
Frying a holiday turkey may sound like fun, but it can be tricky. Here are a few tips from University of Georgia experts to help make sure your bird is thoroughly cooked and your holiday doesn't include a trip to the emergency room or a call to the fire department.
UGA Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells optimistic about crop yields
Tropical Storm Irma broke pecan tree limbs, knocked trees down and blew nuts off the trees and out of their shucks when it moved through Georgia in early September, yet University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells is still optimistic about this year’s crop. He estimates yields ranging from 85 to 100 million pounds.
UGA training helps keep landscape, tree care workers safe
Using grant funds from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the University of Georgia Center for Urban Agriculture has developed safety training for green industry employees. To date, these programs have reached more than 4,000 workers.
Squash are a popular southern vegetable, but pests can make growing them difficult.Author: Bob Westerfield Published 03/10/2016
When it comes to growing squash, picking one variety is a difficult task.Author: Bob Westerfield Published 03/10/2016
Community and school gardeners can reach out to their UGA Extension agent for local support.Author: Becky Griffin Published 03/10/2016
UGA microbiologist says wash fresh produce thoroughly and cook, if possible, before eating.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/03/2016
UGA, Georgia Department of Agriculture offering trainings for Georgia growers this winter.Author: Clint Thompson 5FF4 Published 02/16/2016
Tifton-based entomologist to be recognized at the Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America meeting.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/03/2016
Winter is the perfect time to browse seed catalogs and select seeds for next year's garden.Author: Josh Fuder Published 12/22/2015
Warmer temperatures and disease pressure make pumpkins a difficult crop for south Georgia farmers.Author: Tatyana Phelps Published 10/29/2015
UGA's annual county-by-county survey allows the public and policy makers to get a clear picture of Georgia's agricultural value.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 10/29/2015
Don't let diseased plant material ruin next season's garden.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 10/01/2015