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.
Buying transplants from garden centers will jumpstart your fall garden.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 09/04/2014
Students learn through garden and provide produce for Rock Eagle Dining Hall.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 08/21/2014
Don't compost that extra squash. Donate it to the needy.Author: Ellen M. Bauske Published 08/07/2014
Little worms takes down squash plants from the inside.Author: Sharon Dowdy, Amanda Tedrow Published 07/31/2014
After a school garden sprouts — UGA Extension helps students, parents and teachers use, maintain outdoor classroomAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 07/03/2014
Trained volunteers help Georgia's county agents deliver programs, answer questions.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 06/12/2014
The State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Trial Gardens at UGA and UGA Hort Club team up for plant saleAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 03/25/2014
Having mulch, blankets and stakes on hand can make surviving the frost less stressfulAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 03/13/2014
Irish and sweet potatoes can be grown in Georgia.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 03/13/2014
Using Westerfield's "modified organic" tips will help gardeners grow more planet-friendly gardens.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/12/2014