Second food retail revolution incorporates tech while maintaining brick-and-mortar stores
A second food retail revolution, unlike the first, which was spearheaded by new entrants, is being led by existing industry leaders. For this reason, in addition to lessons learned from the many failures so far, the second-generation revolution is likely to succeed.
Georgia scientists help map the genetic code of peanuts
An international group of agricultural scientists, including University of Georgia and USDA scientists based in Georgia, have mapped the genetic code of the peanut. Results of the five-year research project give scientists around the world a map with which to unlock some of the genetic potential of the peanut plant.
Francis Fluharty to lead UGA Animal and Dairy Science Department
Francis Fluharty joins the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences as the new department head of the Department of Animal and Dairy Science. His career has been devoted to assisting food animal producers through research and educational programs aimed at improving animal health and growth. Fluharty has also worked to improve profitability, as food animal agriculture must be economically-sustainable for farm families.
Pizza farm to give students a behind-the-scenes look at pizzaAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 04/16/2013
Cantaloupe packinghouses to be inspected to reduce foodborne outbreaks.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/08/2013
Food Science Professor Pegg's innovative and demanding style wins over students and peers.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/20/2013
Georgia Peach Tea Bonbons win top nod from 2013 Flavor of Georgia judges.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/14/2013
Grant workers help 4-H deliver programs to youths across the state.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/14/2013
After 20 years nutrition facts label has made an impact on the way America eatsAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 01/17/2013
Small changes can yield big results.Author: Michael Rupured Published 12/26/2012
Now is the time to think about CO dangers and prevent poisoning.Author: Pamela Turner Published 12/11/2012
UGA food preservation expert wins national acclaimAuthor: Denise Horton Published 11/21/2012
Cooperative Extension offers tips for preventing holiday weight gain.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 11/20/2012