Acclaimed pecan breeder Darrell Sparks named UGA Inventor of the Year
Darrell Sparks’ legacy at the University of Georgia spans more than 50 years and includes the release of eight patented pecan cultivars and research focused on the development of new and improved pecan varieties. For his contributions to Georgia’s pecan industry, Sparks is the 2018 recipient of the university’s Inventor of the Year Award.
CAES students highlight research achievements at CAES Undergraduate Research Symposium
Almost 50 University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) undergraduate students showcased their research projects and competed in the seventh annual CAES Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 11.
UGA scientist creates system to detect food pathogens in hours, not days
Quick, efficient pathogen detection and fingerprinting is essential and often lifesaving when it comes to preventing foodborne illness. University of Georgia food scientist Xiangyu Deng has created a system that can identify foodborne pathogens much quicker than traditional methods.
Sicklepod's self-pollinating trait makes it an especially threatening weed for Georgia peanut producers.Author: Clint Thompson Published 03/09/2016
As winter ends, Georgia is still warmer and wetter than normal.Author: Pam Knox Published 03/03/2016
Ancestral ground nuts help researchers piece together the genome of the modern peanut.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/23/2016
Cotton and peanut planting may not be for another two months or so, but farmers need to be preparing their equipment.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/17/2016
UGA, Georgia Department of Agriculture offering trainings for Georgia growers this winter.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/16/2016
Growers advised to wait for soil temperatures to reach 68 degrees for three straight days before beginning planting.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/11/2016
Soil sampling reveals the nutrients available to farmers before applying fertilizer.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/03/2016
Ag Forecast meetings to conclude on Friday, Jan. 29, in Macon.Author: Sharon Dowdy, Clint Thompson Published 01/26/2016
Lack of proper crop rotations could decrease the quality of Georgia peanuts next year.Author: Clint Thompson Published 01/21/2016
Low cotton prices and economic outlook to be discussed in January 2016.Author: Clint Thompson Published 12/29/2015