Henry County's Broder family endows global citizenship award to foster global outlook among agriculture students
In 1952, the Broders of St. Gallen, Switzerland, officially became the Broders of Stockbridge, Georgia. Hans and Margrit Broder raised their eight children with one foot in the deep South of 1960s Stockbridge and the other foot in the Swiss Alps. Growing up in two cultures gave their children an appreciation of the vast diversity of the world around them.
UGA's new row crop physiologist to focus on peanut research
Physiologist Cristiane Pilon is the newest member of the University of Georgia Peanut Team. Her expertise in the physiological processes of the peanut plant and management of the plant’s stress levels will equip Georgia farmers with tools to produce an even better crop.
CAES students challenged to devise new ways to feed more people with less land and resources
Between the 1970s and the 1990s, farmers helped to reduce the number of people on earth suffering from hunger from one-third to one-tenth of the world’s population. Even now, there is work to be done to address worldwide hunger. Students and faculty of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) gathered Tuesday at the college’s seventh annual International Agriculture Day reception to celebrate a commitment to the international cooperation and scholarship that will be needed to further reduce this number.
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