UGA researcher identifies healthiest winter squash varieties
By determining the varieties best suited for the area, University of Georgia graduate student Zach Matteen is on a mission to convince more backyard gardeners and farmers to grow winter squash. He has found that Seminole, tropical and tan cheese pumpkins, as well as Choctaw and 'Thelma Sanders' sweet potato squashes, hold up best against squash pests and diseases.
UGA Insect Scouting Schools to be held in Tifton and Midville, Georgia
The annual University of Georgia Insect Scouting Schools are open to farmers, consultants and those interested in learning how to diagnose insect damage on high-value agricultural crops like cotton, peanuts and soybeans.
UGA students commit to public service this summer as Congressional Agricultural Fellows
Seven University of Georgia students studying in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences have embarked on the opportunity of a lifetime — serving as Congressional Agricultural Fellows in Washington, D.C.
Finger millet feeds millions, but little is known about the ancient plant's genetics.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/28/2016
Fourth-year horticulture student wins grant from UGA Office of Sustainability to test smart irrigation system.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/28/2016
Columbus' Old Town dazzles with cool-season plantersAuthor: Norman Winter Published 12/22/2016
Even in retirement, UGA poultryman working to improve the lives of poultry farmers.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/21/2016
UGA plant breeders identify soybean cultivars with proven resistance to kudzu bugs.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/21/2016
Avalon has shown good resistance against scab disease so far.Author: Kyle Dawson Published 12/19/2016
This euphorbia is drought tolerant and rabbit and deer resistant.Author: Norman Winter Published 12/15/2016
Culpepper to provide advice on matters that impact farming and agriculture-related industries.Author: Clint Thompson Published 12/15/2016
Turkeys can be roasted, grilled, smoked and deep fried.Author: MaryBeth Hornbeck Published 12/14/2016
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