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.
Gardeners encouraged to plant vegetable varieties resistant to common diseasesAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 03/12/2014
Most herbicides should be applied when wind is less than 10 mph.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/20/2014
Would-be and existing small-scale farmers will benefit from course.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 02/06/2014
Plant seeds indoors now and harvest homegrown vegetables sooner.Author: Mary Carol Sheffield Published 01/23/2014
You don't have to have a lot of land to plant a garden.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 01/02/2014
Coastal Georgia Botanical Garden poised for reinvention in 2014Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/16/2013
Teachers can access Georgia Performance Standards-based lesson plans to help make the most of the school gardenAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 10/08/2013
UGA Extension and Athens Land Trust team up for sustainable agriculture conference in Watkinsville on Oct. 3.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 09/20/2013
Seed savers have the ability to customize veggie varieties for their gardens.Author: Amanda Tedrow Published 09/05/2013
Fall garden can be chocked full of winter cool season vegetables.Author: Rolando Orellana Published 09/05/2013