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.
Acclaimed pecan breeder Darrell Sparks named UGA Inventor of the Year
Darrell Sparks’ legacy at the University of Georgia spans more than 50 years and includes the release of eight patented pecan cultivars and research focused on the development of new and improved pecan varieties. For his contributions to Georgia’s pecan industry, Sparks is the 2018 recipient of the university’s Inventor of the Year Award.
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
December's high temperatures and above average rainfall played havoc with Georgia farmers.Author: Pam Knox Published 01/07/2016
Copious rain hampered farmers' harvest and impeded field preparations for winter.Author: Pam Knox Published 12/04/2015
UGA Cooperative Extension encourages farmers to regularly check soil moisture.Author: Clint Thompson Published 11/11/2015
Sanjaya Rajaram, wheat breeder who pioneered open-source biotechnology, to present UGA lectureAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 10/26/2015
September ended on a rainy note but overall, it was drier than normalAuthor: Pam Knox Published 10/08/2015
Families invited to hit the lake in a canoe and brush up on their pioneer skills at Rock Eagle.Author: Jessica Cameron Torhan Published 10/05/2015
With sub-surface drip irrigation, water efficiency is increased up to 95 percent.Author: Clint Thompson Published 08/26/2015
Low commodity prices force growers to consider viable alternatives.Author: Clint Thompson Published 08/19/2015