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 plant breeders identify soybean cultivars with proven resistance to kudzu bugs.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/21/2016
Avalon has shown good resistance against scab disease so far.Author: Kyle Dawson Published 12/19/2016
This euphorbia is drought tolerant and rabbit and deer resistant.Author: Norman Winter Published 12/15/2016
Culpepper to provide advice on matters that impact farming and agriculture-related industries.Author: Clint Thompson Published 12/15/2016
Turkeys can be roasted, grilled, smoked and deep fried.Author: MaryBeth Hornbeck Published 12/14/2016
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences teams up with College of Coastal Georgia to offer students culinary skills to complement their knowledge of food systems.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/11/2016
Katrien Devos, professor in the UGA Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, to be inducted into the American Association for the Advancement of Science.Author: James Hataway Published 12/09/2016
Georgia's farm gate value was down in 2015, but agriculture remained the most valuable industry in Georgia.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/08/2016
Greenhouse and high tunnel vegetables take center stage in protected agriculture course.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/07/2016
Salvias are deer-resistant and they return to the garden year after year.Author: Norman Winter Published 12/07/2016