Avian flu found in wild duck; backyard flock owners asked to stay vigilant
At the end of December 2017, the H7 strain of avian influenza was found in a green-winged teal, a widespread North American duck, collected in McIntosh County on the Georgia coast.
Second food retail revolution incorporates tech while maintaining brick-and-mortar stores
A second food retail revolution, unlike the first, which was spearheaded by new entrants, is being led by existing industry leaders. For this reason, in addition to lessons learned from the many failures so far, the second-generation revolution is likely to succeed.
Georgia scientists help map the genetic code of peanuts
An international group of agricultural scientists, including University of Georgia and USDA scientists based in Georgia, have mapped the genetic code of the peanut. Results of the five-year research project give scientists around the world a map with which to unlock some of the genetic potential of the peanut plant.
Locally sourced scone and muffin hybrid takes top prize at Georgia 4-H's 2017 Food Product Development Contest.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 05/15/2017
Would consumers gulp down a peanut drink? Aggrey Gama thinks so.Author: Allison Floyd Published 05/11/2017
UGA-Griffin researcher recognized for creation of computer database that helps ID salmonella strains faster.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 05/11/2017
Gardeners who love butterflies will have a passion for the paloverde.Author: Norman Winter Published 05/11/2017
Among the 100 trees planted through the MitCo Grow program, 30 were UGA scientist Wayne Hanna's seedless, cold-hardy cultivars.Author: Clint Thompson Published 05/11/2017
At their population peak, kudzu bugs devastated soybean production in Georgia.Author: Clint Thompson Published 05/10/2017
Drought expands in southern Georgia as Atlanta, Augusta and Savannah all record their warmest April on record.Author: Pam Knox Published 05/10/2017
UGA geneticist Allen Moore selected to oversee research efforts at UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.Author: J. Faith Peppers Published 05/02/2017
Strand becomes the eighth UGA faculty member to join the National Academy of Sciences.Author: Sam Fahmy Published 05/02/2017
Interactive event will be held on the UGA Tifton campus May 30-June 2.Author: Julia Rodriguez Published 05/01/2017