UGA researcher identifies healthiest winter squash varieties
By determining the varieties best suited for the area, University of Georgia graduate student Zach Matteen is on a mission to convince more backyard gardeners and farmers to grow winter squash. He has found that Seminole, tropical and tan cheese pumpkins, as well as Choctaw and 'Thelma Sanders' sweet potato squashes, hold up best against squash pests and diseases.
UGA Insect Scouting Schools to be held in Tifton and Midville, Georgia
The annual University of Georgia Insect Scouting Schools are open to farmers, consultants and those interested in learning how to diagnose insect damage on high-value agricultural crops like cotton, peanuts and soybeans.
UGA students commit to public service this summer as Congressional Agricultural Fellows
Seven University of Georgia students studying in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences have embarked on the opportunity of a lifetime — serving as Congressional Agricultural Fellows in Washington, D.C.
UGA-Griffin researcher recognized for creation of computer database that helps ID salmonella strains faster.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 05/11/2017
Gardeners who love butterflies will have a passion for the paloverde.Author: Norman Winter Published 05/11/2017
Among the 100 trees planted through the MitCo Grow program, 30 were UGA scientist Wayne Hanna's seedless, cold-hardy cultivars.Author: Clint Thompson Published 05/11/2017
At their population peak, kudzu bugs devastated soybean production in Georgia.Author: Clint Thompson Published 05/10/2017
Drought expands in southern Georgia as Atlanta, Augusta and Savannah all record their warmest April on record.Author: Pam Knox Published 05/10/2017
UGA geneticist Allen Moore selected to oversee research efforts at UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.Author: J. Faith Peppers Published 05/02/2017
Strand becomes the eighth UGA faculty member to join the National Academy of Sciences.Author: Sam Fahmy Published 05/02/2017
Interactive event will be held on the UGA Tifton campus May 30-June 2.Author: Julia Rodriguez Published 05/01/2017
Teaching and research awards highlight hard work of CAES graduate students.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/28/2017
STEM academy pairs advanced high school students with UGA scientists.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 04/28/2017