UGA urges farmers, agricultural workers to combat pepper weevils
Pepper weevils are such a threat to Georgia’s pepper crop that University of Georgia vegetable entomologist David Riley says Georgia farmers and agricultural workers should immediately kill any weevils found on fruit, equipment or clothes.
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences students to spend summer working at U.S. Capitol
Seven University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) students have embarked on the opportunity of a lifetime: serving as Congressional Agricultural Fellows in Washington, D.C.
UGA researchers travel Down Under to collect raspberry and peach seeds
University of Georgia horticulturists Rachel Itle and Dario Chavez recently travelled to Australia to collect seeds from wild raspberries and peaches to bring back to the UGA Griffin campus. As scientists in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Itle and Chavez research Georgia-grown fruit.
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
Georgia Peanut Tour set to visit local farms of two Southeastern Farmers of the Year.Author: Clint Thompson Published 09/08/2016
CAES graduate students traveled the globe this summer studying everything from peanut farming to vampire bats.Author: Denise Horton Published 09/08/2016
Field day to feature plant breeding, agronomy, entomology, pathology, fertility and irrigation.Author: Kyle Dawson Published 08/31/2016
UGA-based peanut lab helping to improve peanut yields and lives in Mozambique.Author: Allison Floyd Published 08/25/2016
UGA Extension plant pathologist Bob Kemerait stresses there is still time to treat for white mold disease.Author: Clint Thompson Published 08/25/2016
GMOs undergo years of safety testing and have been proven safe before they make it to the supermarket.Author: Wayne Parrott Published 08/18/2016
Annual Georgia Peanut Achievement Club celebrates farmers with top peanut yields.Author: Clint Thompson Published 08/17/2016
Fiscal year 2016 broke records for external research funding at the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental SciencesAuthor: Merritt Melancon, James Hataway Published 08/11/2016