James Vaughn named 2018 Georgia Farmer of the Year
Monroe County, Georgia, cattleman James Vaughn has been named the 2018 Georgia Farmer of the Year. He has grown Vaughn Farms from a 500-acre cattle farm to a 5,590-acre diversified farm operation. Vaughn and his family grow Bermuda grass hay, raise cattle for the specialized beef market, sell bred heifers and registered bulls, grow 4,000 acres of timber, and train cutting horses.
UGA Phenomics and Plant Robotics Center readies researchers for the intersection of big data, robotics and agriculture
Automated data collection and analysis pipelines are changing the way humans generate and use information. At the University of Georgia, researchers harness the power of advanced sensing, robotics and big-data analytics to change agriculture.
Gender in agriculture researcher to speak at CAES International Agriculture Day Lecture and Awards
Around the world, female farmers produce 20 to 30 percent less than their male counterparts, and experts believe that overcoming that gender gap will be key to feeding the world’s growing population.
With new grant, UGA-based peanut lab continues work to fight hunger worldwide.Author: Allison Floyd Published 01/25/2018
Future peanuts promise improved nutrition and flavor, greater yields, less disease pressure.Author: J. Faith Peppers Published 01/03/2018
Daniel Mwalwayo has spent most of his professional career working to ensure a safe food supply in his home country of Malawi.Author: Allison Floyd Published 05/15/2017
CAES graduate students traveled the globe this summer studying everything from peanut farming to vampire bats.Author: Denise Horton Published 09/08/2016
UGA-based peanut lab helping to improve peanut yields and lives in Mozambique.Author: Allison Floyd Published 08/25/2016
Fulmer works with other researchers for the Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab project in Haiti.Author: Allison Floyd Published 06/06/2016
Economist Nick Magnan is working with Heifer International and the Feed the Future Peanut Mycotoxin and Improvement LaboratoryAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 10/02/2015
Researchers in UGA and Haiti are working together to build an improved food system.Author: Merritt Melancon, Christy Fricks Published 06/24/2015
More than 35 international scientists come to Georgia to plan worldwide peanut projects.Author: Christy Fricks Published 08/22/2014