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.
Coral bells make for great companion plants like flowering kale, cabbage or mustard.Author: Norman Winter Published 01/12/2017
UGA Young Scholars Program application period closes Jan. 31Author: Casey Chastain Published 01/09/2017
Lamium comes in close to 30 varieties that grow well in a large part of the U.S.Author: Norman Winter Published 01/04/2017
UGA seminar to focus mainly on water issues in peanut production.Author: Kyle Dawson Published 01/04/2017
Beloved 4-H camp's history documented in 900-page book.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 01/04/2017
In a salad or in the landscape, Swiss chard is a delight for the palate and the eye.Author: Norman Winter Published 12/29/2016
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