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.
Sixth annual International Agriculture Day event on April 19 celebrates solutions to global food challengesAuthor: Denise Horton Published 03/29/2016
It's time to tackle mosquito control projects before mosquito season starts.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/10/2016
As winter ends, Georgia is still warmer and wetter than normal.Author: Pam Knox Published 03/03/2016
January 2016 saw slightly cooler, slightly drier than normal weather for Georgia.Author: Pam Knox Published 02/05/2016
After almost 60 years, Tifway 419 bermudagrass is still highly sought after for athletic fields.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/05/2016
Water from north Georgia springs may look beautiful and taste great, but that doesn't mean it's safe to drink.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 02/04/2016
Lack of proper crop rotations could decrease the quality of Georgia peanuts next year.Author: Clint Thompson Published 01/21/2016
Cutting back unnecessary water usage could save Georgia eggplant farmers water and money.Author: Clint Thompson Published 01/13/2016
Low chill hours, early blooms and soggy soil marked the end of 2015 in Georgia fruit and nut fields.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/07/2016
Deadly gas can be detected by inexpensive test, UGA experts say.Author: Cal Powell Published 01/07/2016