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.
Multiple factors contribute to peanut plants not showing full emergence.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/13/2017
Nematodes, white mold disease concerning for growers as production season nears.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/08/2017
Tried and True: Georgia farmers will continue to raise poultry, grow cotton and peanutsAuthor: Sharon Dowdy Published 01/27/2017
UGA seminar to focus mainly on water issues in peanut production.Author: Kyle Dawson Published 01/04/2017
Susceptible varieties, weakening fungicide treatments contribute to increased leaf spot disease pressure.Author: Kyle Dawson Published 11/28/2016
Age-old composting practices may have the power to diminish aflatoxin contamination in peanut fields.Author: Allison Floyd Published 10/27/2016
President Morehead visits Expo for fourth straight yearAuthor: Clint Thompson Published 10/18/2016
Georgia Farmer of the Year John McCormick to be recognized at Sunbelt Agricultural Expo in Moultrie.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 10/13/2016
As summer turns to fall, UGA Extension agents counsel farmers on when to dig their peanuts.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 09/28/2016
UGA peanut agronomist classifies one-third of Georgia's drylands crop as suffering through severe drought conditions.Author: Clint Thompson Published 09/15/2016