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.
Growers should train trees to have a "central leader," the main trunk going up a tree.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/01/2018
Damage from Irma could impact Georgia's crop next growing season.Author: Clint Thompson Published 01/16/2018
All pecan varieties are currently being harvested, and due to early nut maturity, most of the harvest should be ready by early December.Author: Clint Thompson Published 11/15/2017
Lenny Wells recommends crimson clover to build up the soil and sustain the life of a pecan orchard.Author: Clint Thompson Published 11/08/2017
Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest invites Georgians to enter their craft foods for a chance to savor sweet success.Author: Merritt Melancon, Josh Paine Published 11/01/2017
UGA plant pathologist introduces high-value European truffles to Georgia pecan orchards.Author: Julie Jernigan Published 11/01/2017
Georgia pecan farmers assessing damage after Tropical Storm Irma moves through state.Author: Clint Thompson Published 09/15/2017
Strong winds could lead to broken limbs, pecans blown to the ground and downed trees.Author: Clint Thompson Published 09/08/2017
UGA scientists will cover the latest Georgia pecan agricultural research, including insect and disease management strategies.Author: Clint Thompson Published 08/29/2017
Mike Doyle retires from post as UGA Center for Food Safety directorAuthor: Sharon Dowdy Published 07/26/2017