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.
CAES students highlight research achievements at CAES Undergraduate Research Symposium
Almost 50 University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) undergraduate students showcased their research projects and competed in the seventh annual CAES Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 11.
UGA scientist creates system to detect food pathogens in hours, not days
Quick, efficient pathogen detection and fingerprinting is essential and often lifesaving when it comes to preventing foodborne illness. University of Georgia food scientist Xiangyu Deng has created a system that can identify foodborne pathogens much quicker than traditional methods.
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
UGA's pecan blog addresses a variety of production topics in a timely manner.Author: Clint Thompson Published 07/01/2015
Stripling Irrigation Research Park hosts annual camp for south Georgia 4-H'ers.Author: Clint Thompson Published 06/04/2015
Save water and money by taking showers instead of baths, fixing leaky faucets and soaking dishes.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 05/28/2015
Winter temperatures can lead to busted irrigation valves, leaks and flat tiresAuthor: Jordan Hill Published 04/22/2015
Georgia blueberry farmers use frost protection to aid against cold weather.Author: Clint Thompson Published 03/17/2015
If stored properly, corn can be stored for up to nine months.Author: Jordan Hill Published 03/05/2015
Lack of summer storms contributed to prolonged drought in 2014.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/04/2015
Mother Nature impacts state's pecan productionAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 01/12/2015