Testing the water: UGA Extension team studying agricultural water use in Georgia
As part of an irrigation efficiency study by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, a 29-person team of social scientists, agricultural economists, climatologists, agricultural engineers and UGA Extension agents from the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is studying agricultural irrigation in order to increase the water-use efficiency in row crops common to southern Georgia.
National Science Foundation funds UGA study of coastal economies
University of Georgia natural resource economist Craig Landry will use his portion of a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study how the economy and the environment are affected when humans and coastal regions commingle. The four-year project is a team effort with researchers from Colorado, North Carolina and Ohio.
Georgia 4-H celebrates National 4-H Week Oct. 1-7
Six million students across America participate in 4-H and, of those, more than 170,000 call Georgia home. To raise awareness of the state’s largest youth development organization, the week of Oct. 1-7 has been declared National 4-H Week.
Ground beef must be cooked to an internal temperature of at least 160 F to be deemed safe.Author: Alexander Stelzleni Published 09/19/2017
Prepare for possible emergencies by gathering essential supplies now.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 10/05/2016
State's largest youth development organization is in the spotlight Oct. 2-8.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 09/29/2016
High school students learn about college and high-tech science with UGA students.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 09/28/2016
Tiny aluminum pieces amount to big donation to charity from Georgia 4-H members.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 09/06/2016
Be aware of your surroundings when playing "Pokemon Go," UGA experts say.Author: Keishon Thomas Published 08/31/2016
Follow these steps to take the (mosquito) bite out of late summer evenings.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 08/10/2016
Gluten-free, fat-free and low-carb foods aren't free of calories.Author: Ali Berg, Jordan Lord Published 08/01/2016
UGA Extension trains teachers on how to plant, maintain and use school gardens.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 07/12/2016
Bento box lunches are gaining in popularity with kids and parents; here's how to pack a healthy one.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/07/2016