Henry County's Broder family endows global citizenship award to foster global outlook among agriculture students
In 1952, the Broders of St. Gallen, Switzerland, officially became the Broders of Stockbridge, Georgia. Hans and Margrit Broder raised their eight children with one foot in the deep South of 1960s Stockbridge and the other foot in the Swiss Alps. Growing up in two cultures gave their children an appreciation of the vast diversity of the world around them.
UGA's new row crop physiologist to focus on peanut research
Physiologist Cristiane Pilon is the newest member of the University of Georgia Peanut Team. Her expertise in the physiological processes of the peanut plant and management of the plant’s stress levels will equip Georgia farmers with tools to produce an even better crop.
CAES students challenged to devise new ways to feed more people with less land and resources
Between the 1970s and the 1990s, farmers helped to reduce the number of people on earth suffering from hunger from one-third to one-tenth of the world’s population. Even now, there is work to be done to address worldwide hunger. Students and faculty of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) gathered Tuesday at the college’s seventh annual International Agriculture Day reception to celebrate a commitment to the international cooperation and scholarship that will be needed to further reduce this number.
Book covers the health advantages of pecans, the development of different varieties and the nut's surge in popularity around the world.Author: Julia Rodriguez Published 04/13/2017
UGA's newest pecan variety produces a bigger nut and shows high resistance to scab disease.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/06/2017
UGA Griffin Campus cuts ribbon on long-awaited Food PIC building.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 02/01/2017
Georgia food entrep 0050 reneurs have less than a week to enter the state's premier food product contest. 5FF3Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/01/2017
Avalon has shown good resistance against scab disease so far.Author: Kyle Dawson Published 12/19/2016
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences teams up with College of Coastal Georgia to offer students culinary skills to complement their knowledge of food systems.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/11/2016
Recipe by UGA team turns quail into tasty, maple-flavored link sausage.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 11/30/2016
Sustainable Food Systems Initiative building a model for collaborative research at UGA.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 11/16/2016
Farmers affected by storm encouraged to report to local FSA office to apply for assistance.Author: Clint Thompson, Kyle Dawson Published 10/27/2016
Age-old composting practices may have the power to diminish aflatoxin contamination in peanut fields.Author: Allison Floyd Published 10/27/2016