Time to inspect your irrigation systems
To avoid disaster due to subfreezing winter temperatures, leaky pipes and uninvited rodents, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension irrigation specialist Wes Porter recommends that Georgia growers inspect their irrigation systems before planting their crops this spring.
CAES names Robert Stougaard new assistant dean of research
Beginning March 1, Robert N. Stougaard will be the assistant dean of research for the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. He will be responsible for the overall supervision of the college’s seven research centers and farms and three major agricultural experiment stations located across the state.
State's top food products make final round of University of Georgia's 2018 Flavor of Georgia contest
Judges selected 33 products to compete in the final round of the University of Georgia’s 2018 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest in Atlanta set for March 20. The contest is the state’s premier proving ground for small, upstart food companies as well as time-tested products. This year’s finalists represent all corners of the state and the best of Georgia’s diverse culinary heritage.
Ted and Gerrye Jenkins will be honored at the Georgia 4-H Gala on Aug. 12 in Atlanta.Author: Josh Paine Published 04/03/2017
UGA Extension launches new system to help farmers, pesticide applicators with training for licensureAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 04/03/2017
UGA Extension fruit plant pathologist Phillip Brannen says grape farmers should be wary of diseases like Pierce's disease.Author: Clint Thompson Published 03/30/2017
Although it's an annual plant, emperor's candlestick can be grown year after year if you save its seeds.Author: Norman Winter Published 03/30/2017
UGA hosts organic agriculture bootcamp April 22-23 in Athens.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/29/2017
J. Scott Angle, former UGA CAES dean, returns with a sharpened focus on global agriculture to speak on what smallholder farmers need to succeed.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/29/2017
High-chill peach varieties not expected to bloom until late March or mid-April.Author: Julia Rodriguez Published 03/27/2017
Georgia Farmer of the Year Everett Williams is an advocate for Georgia dairy farmers and agriculture across the state.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/24/2017
Chamblee food entrepreneurs wow judges with naturally sweet, creamy pecan butter.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/22/2017
UGA students win $9,000 in prize money to help further their entrepreneurial dreams.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/16/2017