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.
Decline in pesticide drift complaints show that Extension trainings have been successful.Author: Clint Thompson Published 03/14/2017
Cotton acreage to decrease this year to due to estimated high peanut prices.Author: Julia Rodriguez Published 03/14/2017
Knowing wet bulb temperature could help farmers protect crops from hard freezes while saving money, water and energy.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/13/2017
UGA CAES students visit Tifton, Griffin campuses during trip across Georgia.Author: Clint Thompson, Julia Rodriguez Published 03/10/2017
Up and coming Georgia leaders honored at the University of Georgia's AGL leadership recognition event.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/09/2017
Rock Eagle Seed Swap set for March 18.Author: Jessica Cameron Torhan Published 03/09/2017
Fire ants won't go away on their own; treat for them now and reclaim the backyard before summer.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/09/2017
Avian influenza detected in Tennessee commercial poultry flock.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/09/2017
New flowering quince varieties produce blooms as big as tennis balls.Author: Norman Winter Published 03/09/2017
Research may lead to cornea repair in a day, instead of weeks.Author: Charlene Betourney Published 03/08/2017