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.
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
Class will cover water testing, weed control, fertilization and more.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 08/18/2015
June 2015 was warm with variable precipitation across Georgia.Author: Pam Knox Published 07/07/2015