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.
Some students may complain about healthier school lunches, but studies show that they are making kids' healthier.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/07/2016
Pack school lunches with fruits, vegetables and sandwiches made with whole-wheat bread.Author: Susan L Moore Published 07/07/2016
UGA Extension partners with metro Atlanta counties to increase access to fresh foods.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 06/16/2016
UGA Extension offers home-canning safety advice through popular So Easy to Preserve book.Author: Elizabeth L. Andress Published 06/15/2016
UGA study finds diet high in polyunsaturated fats increases fat burning, decreases total cholesterol.Author: Cal Powell Published 06/02/2016
CAES' Abigail Borron uses the story of agriculture as starting point for conversations on hunger and food policy.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/28/2016
Military kids have a variety of summer camps to choose from in Georgia, Florida and Colorado.Author: Charlotte Castro Published 04/13/2016
Georgia homebuyers should test for radon as part of their home-inspection regimen.Author: Gabrielle Dean Published 04/07/2016
Reduce indoor pollen by keeping windows closed, cleaning often, UGA expert says.Author: Alexis Roberts Published 04/07/2016
Sixth annual International Agriculture Day event on April 19 celebrates solutions to global food challengesAuthor: Denise Horton Published 03/29/2016