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.
Scientists partner together for good of world's food supply.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 10/16/2014
Needed rains help crops but impede harvest.Author: Pam Knox Published 10/09/2014
Increasing resistance to fungicides makes scab disease a major concern for Georgia's pecan farmers.Author: Clint Thompson Published 10/09/2014
UGA Warnell School, CAES course helps Extension agents assist foresters and landowners.Author: Clint Thompson Published 10/02/2014
Peanut production in United States approaches 5,000-7,000 pounds per acre.Author: Clint Thompson Published 09/25/2014
UGA economist says cotton production is expected to increase by 46 percent this yearAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 09/11/2014
UGA Extension agronomist Scott Monfort estimates 40-50 percent of Georgia's peanut crop is non-irrigatedAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 09/10/2014
Dry conditions expand as Georgia records little rainfall in August.Author: Pam Knox Published 09/04/2014
Drought Monitor classifies parts of Georgia as D2 — severe droughtAuthor: Clint Thompson, Chris Beckham Published 08/27/2014
UGA agricultural economist believes next year's corn market outlook could be worse than this year'sAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 08/22/2014