James Vaughn named 2018 Georgia Farmer of the Year
Monroe County, Georgia, cattleman James Vaughn has been named the 2018 Georgia Farmer of the Year. He has grown Vaughn Farms from a 500-acre cattle farm to a 5,590-acre diversified farm operation. Vaughn and his family grow Bermuda grass hay, raise cattle for the specialized beef market, sell bred heifers and registered bulls, grow 4,000 acres of timber, and train cutting horses.
UGA Phenomics and Plant Robotics Center readies researchers for the intersection of big data, robotics and agriculture
Automated data collection and analysis pipelines are changing the way humans generate and use information. At the University of Georgia, researchers harness the power of advanced sensing, robotics and big-data analytics to change agriculture.
Gender in agriculture researcher to speak at CAES International Agriculture Day Lecture and Awards
Around the world, female farmers produce 20 to 30 percent less than their male counterparts, and experts believe that overcoming that gender gap will be key to feeding the world’s growing population.
Conference highlights importance of technology in agricultureAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 04/03/2013
Five years of weather data provided by network of volunteers.Author: Pam Knox Published 03/14/2013
UGA students teach local fifth gradersAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 03/08/2013
UGA Extension study finds cotton and melons can grow side by side.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/19/2013
Too much rain or too little - either scenario affects farmers and their crops.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/15/2013
Youths raise public awareness of E. coli in waterways.Author: Capri Martinez Published 01/31/2013
Installing plants in the winter helps them be ready for summer stress.Author: Michael J. Wheeler Published 01/10/2013
December was warmer than normal and in some places even warmer than November.Author: Pam Knox Published 01/03/2013
Middle Georgia farmers feeling the most intense impact from current drought.Author: Pam Knox Published 12/19/2012
Smart Farm project receives international acclaim.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/13/2012