Second food retail revolution incorporates tech while maintaining brick-and-mortar stores
A second food retail revolution, unlike the first, which was spearheaded by new entrants, is being led by existing industry leaders. For this reason, in addition to lessons learned from the many failures so far, the second-generation revolution is likely to succeed.
Georgia scientists help map the genetic code of peanuts
An international group of agricultural scientists, including University of Georgia and USDA scientists based in Georgia, have mapped the genetic code of the peanut. Results of the five-year research project give scientists around the world a map with which to unlock some of the genetic potential of the peanut plant.
Francis Fluharty to lead UGA Animal and Dairy Science Department
Francis Fluharty joins the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences as the new department head of the Department of Animal and Dairy Science. His career has been devoted to assisting food animal producers through research and educational programs aimed at improving animal health and growth. Fluharty has also worked to improve profitability, as food animal agriculture must be economically-sustainable for farm families.
Webinars, e-lessons and the latest news available for helping farmers and foresters cope with weird weather.Author: Brent Peterson Published 06/02/2016
Ag researchers open Watkinsville farm to the public June 28 for farm tours and fresh sweet corn.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 06/02/2016
Soil moisture sensors and variable rate irrigation help increase yields while decreasing water use.Author: Clint Thompson Published 05/17/2016
“Feast or famine” rainfall and above-normal temperatures covered Georgia in April.Author: Pam Knox Published 05/05/2016
New dual-degree program will allow UGA grad students to study sustainable agriculture at a global level.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 05/03/2016
The students and faculty gathered at Tuesday's event exemplified global citizenship and cooperation.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/20/2016
Georgia 4-H using volunteers, and oysters, to mitigate erosion at Burton 4-H Center,Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/14/2016
Iron bacteria have not been shown to pose any human health risks, but they may cause water pipes to clog.Author: Adam Speir Published 04/13/2016
March was warmer and drier than normal but April promises a cool and rainy start.Author: Pam Knox Published 04/07/2016
There are many types of washers available, so buyers should do some homework before buying.Author: Keishon Thomas Published 03/31/2016