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's research community recognized plant breeder Katrien Devos' work to improve food security for subsistence farming communities.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/27/2017
Student's remote moisture sensor design helps snag $10,000 in capital for budding precision agriculture business.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/27/2017
UGA professor recognized for her advanced biotechnology work to improve peanut.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 04/27/2017
Conference will focus on plant breeding along with fertilizer and herbicide management.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/26/2017
Swiss immigrants Hans and Margrit Broder honored for their global worldview and dedication to their children.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/20/2017
Thrips are tiny insects that can spread the tomato spotted wilt virus.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/20/2017
Pilon to study physiological processes of the peanut plant and management of the plant's stress levels.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/19/2017
The problems and promise of international agricultural development take center stage at the CAES International Agriculture Reception.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/19/2017
Multiple factors contribute to peanut plants not showing full emergence.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/13/2017
Book covers the health advantages of pecans, the development of different varieties and the nut's surge in popularity around the world.Author: Julia Rodriguez Published 04/13/2017