Testing the water: UGA Extension team studying agricultural water use in Georgia
As part of an irrigation efficiency study by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, a 29-person team of social scientists, agricultural economists, climatologists, agricultural engineers and UGA Extension agents from the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is studying agricultural irrigation in order to increase the water-use efficiency in row crops common to southern Georgia.
National Science Foundation funds UGA study of coastal economies
University of Georgia natural resource economist Craig Landry will use his portion of a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study how the economy and the environment are affected when humans and coastal regions commingle. The four-year project is a team effort with researchers from Colorado, North Carolina and Ohio.
Georgia 4-H celebrates National 4-H Week Oct. 1-7
Six million students across America participate in 4-H and, of those, more than 170,000 call Georgia home. To raise awareness of the state’s largest youth development organization, the week of Oct. 1-7 has been declared National 4-H Week.
UGA Griffin Campus cuts ribbon on long-awaited Food PIC building.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 02/01/2017
Georgia food entrepreneurs have less than a week to enter the state's premier food product contest.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/01/2017
UGA will launch a new environmental education certificate program in fall 2017; students should apply by March 1.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/31/2017
Tried and True: Georgia farmers will continue to raise poultry, grow cotton and peanutsAuthor: Sharon Dowdy Published 01/27/2017
New national farm bill that will guide our agricultural policy for the next five yearsAuthor: Samuel L. Pardue Published 01/26/2017
UGA Extension viticulturist starts working with Georgia wine growers on March 1.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/25/2017
Fast-growing crops have time to grow before spring gardening time arrives.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 01/24/2017
Primulas provide 12 to 14 weeks of unimaginable color that can't be matched.Author: Norman Winter Published 01/19/2017
Healthy vines protect watermelons from sun damage during hot Georgia summers.Author: Clint Thompson Published 01/18/2017
Georgia's black-eyed pea farmers hope for new luck in the new year, but experts aren't optimistic.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/12/2017