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.
Sustainable Food Systems Initiative building a model for collaborative research at UGA.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 11/16/2016
Former journalist and anti-hunger advocate Roger Thurow to give Nov. 7 lecture.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 10/10/2016
Prepare for possible emergencies by gathering essential supplies now.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 10/05/2016
University names new director to replace UGA Regents Professor Mike Doyle.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 08/01/2016
UGA Extension partners with metro Atlanta counties to increase access to fresh foods.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 06/16/2016
Researchers help launch new food products and food businesses at Griffin-based center.Author: Christopher James Published 05/26/2016
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
Sixth annual International Agriculture Day event on April 19 celebrates solutions to global food challengesAuthor: Denise Horton Published 03/29/2016
UGA and other Georgia agricultural experts develop statewide pollinator protection plan.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/23/2016
University expert: No controversy in federal dietary guidelinesAuthor: Cal Powell Published 01/14/2016