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.
Paul Thomas to be honored by Society of American Florists in September.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/27/2017
CAES Young Scholars programs helped dozens of teens experience lab life this summer.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/27/2017
Mike Doyle retires from post as UGA Center for Food Safety directorAuthor: Sharon Dowdy Published 07/26/2017
Abolfazl Hajihassani responsible for control of nematodes in more than 20 Georgia commodities.Author: Clint Thompson Published 07/25/2017
Irrigation research in crops like cotton, peanuts, soybeans and corn will highlight day.Author: Clint Thompson Published 07/20/2017
Henk den Bakker joins UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 07/19/2017
USDA Crop Protection and Pest Management Competitive Grants Program allocated $324,615 to UGA research.Author: Clint Thompson Published 07/18/2017
Southeastern Hay Contest sets the stage for farmers to show off their best hay.Author: Merritt Melancon, Dennis Hancock Published 07/06/2017
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