UGA urges farmers, agricultural workers to combat pepper weevils
Pepper weevils are such a threat to Georgia’s pepper crop that University of Georgia vegetable entomologist David Riley says Georgia farmers and agricultural workers should immediately kill any weevils found on fruit, equipment or clothes.
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences students to spend summer working at U.S. Capitol
Seven University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) students have embarked on the opportunity of a lifetime: serving as Congressional Agricultural Fellows in Washington, D.C.
UGA researchers travel Down Under to collect raspberry and peach seeds
University of Georgia horticulturists Rachel Itle and Dario Chavez recently travelled to Australia to collect seeds from wild raspberries and peaches to bring back to the UGA Griffin campus. As scientists in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Itle and Chavez research Georgia-grown fruit.
Farmers need to keep an eye out for harmful algal blooms to help keep their livestock safe.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/27/2016
UGA Extension peanut agronomist Scott Monfort cautions farmers about applying treatments to dryland crop during drought.Author: Clint Thompson Published 07/21/2016
UGA Extension helps ease families' concerns with home tap water testing.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/20/2016
While corn silage is greatly dependent on water to produce crop, forage sorghum requires much less.Author: Clint Thompson Published 07/14/2016
New and improved soaker hoses last longer, store easier and provide plants with ample water.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 07/12/2016
Summer was off to a hotter than normal start in June and doesn't show any signs of cooling.Author: Pam Knox Published 07/07/2016
West Nile virus is passed by mosquitoes who love dry weather, and this summer has been abnormally dry.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/01/2016
Georgia may not have seen any local transmission of the Zika virus, but residents should continue to minimize mosquito populations.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 06/30/2016
UGA entomologist conducts a study on chemigation, the practice of applying pesticides through a center pivot irrigation system.Author: Clint Thompson Published 06/16/2016
Farms ponds may be convenient, but they aren't the best source of water for livestock.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 06/14/2016