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.
Researchers using multi-faceted approach to study the sustainability of the Upper Floridan Aquifer, water reserves for Florida and south Georgia.Author: Sandi Martin Published 08/29/2017
Drought expands in southern Georgia as Atlanta, Augusta and Savannah all record their warmest April on record.Author: Pam Knox Published 05/10/2017
Limited irrigation means could require farmers to change crop selection for upcoming season.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/02/2017
UGA seminar to focus mainly on water issues in peanut production.Author: Kyle Dawson Published 01/04/2017
Despite recent rains, UGA Cooperative Extension irrigation specialist Wes Porter cautions farmers about planting cover crops.Author: Kyle Dawson Published 12/07/2016
Gardeners can add new plant materials under drought restrictionsAuthor: Greg Huber Published 11/21/2016
Project coordinated by UGA scientists is studying effects that rain and runoff have on growing vegetables in plasticulture systems in Georgia.Author: Kyle Dawson Published 11/10/2016
Jespersen studies what stresses turfgrass while adjusting to life on the UGA Griffin campus.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 10/18/2016
Rain from hurricane leaves Georgia fields, lawns waterlogged.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 10/13/2016
Control moisture indoors to keep mold at bay, UGA Extension expert says.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 10/13/2016