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.
Yellow leaves could mean nutrient deficiencies in backyard blueberries.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 06/03/2015
Tim Coolong hoping to find squash varieties that meet growers' demands.Author: Clint Thompson Published 05/27/2015
Farmers, gardeners and food enthusiasts are invited to tour UGA's organic production plots.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 05/27/2015
UGA Extension experts provide tips on growing vegetable plants from seed.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/24/2015
Backyard gardeners with limited space may want to try gardening in raised beds.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/12/2015
Buying seeds and growing transplants helps gardeners save money.Author: STEPHEN GARTON Published 03/12/2015
Successful vegetable gardens get lots of sun and air and have loose, rich soil.Author: Michael J. Wheeler Published 03/12/2015
Some gardening problems can be prevented with proper watering, careAuthor: Amanda Tedrow Published 03/12/2015
UGA horticulturists say the key to a successful garden is in the planning.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/10/2015
Gardeners itching to jump the gun can plant garden peas.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 03/10/2015