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.
Almost 40 percent of Georgia homes use septic systems.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 01/16/2014
Cool spring, warm winter was good for consumers but tough on farmersAuthor: Pam Knox Published 01/16/2014
Georgians experience true wintertime temperatures when cold snap blows through.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 01/09/2014
Despite November cool snap, the beginning of winter was warmer than normalAuthor: Pam Knox Published 01/08/2014
Increased rainfall in 2013 led to hay not meeting nutritional needsAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 01/08/2014
UGA pecan researchers attempting to breed scab-resistant varietiesAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 01/02/2014
Conference focuses on how organic agriculture helps the planet.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 12/26/2013
Price down for one of state's biggest commoditiesAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 12/19/2013
Temperatures hit the high 80s in some cities last month, but Thanksgiving was one of Georgia's coldest.Author: Pam Knox Published 12/05/2013
Winter likely to be a temperature roller coaster due to lack of El Niño and La Niña.Author: Pam Knox Published 11/27/2013