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.
Rice's wild relatives may hold the key to more sustainable, resilient rice crops.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/02/2018
Future peanuts promise improved nutrition and flavor, greater yields, less disease pressure.Author: J. Faith Peppers Published 01/03/2018
CAES plant gene recognized for his work in plant genetics - scientifically and socially.Author: Allyson Mann Published 11/20/2017
Turf scientists at UGA move into new, state-of-the-art labs and greenhouses.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 09/22/2017
Pearl millet genome reveals how this cereal survives temperatures over 107 degrees Fahrenheit.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 09/19/2017
UGA researchers pinpoint a mutation that triggered the development of the modern tomato from its tiny, berry-sized ancestor.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 08/24/2017
UGA professor recognized for her advanced biotechnology work to improve peanut.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 04/27/2017
UGA's newest pecan variety produces a bigger nut and shows high resistance to scab disease.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/06/2017
UGA scientists use robots and drones to accelerate plant genetic research, improve crop yield.Author: Mike Wooten Published 02/09/2017
UGA's Peng Chee awarded 2016 Cotton Genetics Research Award during the 2017 Beltwide Cotton Improvement Conference.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/02/2017