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.
Student projects studying turfgrass management and animal health take top prizes at 2017 CAES Undergraduate Research Symposium.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/13/2017
Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences celebrates 20 years of inclusion and exploration at UGA.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 04/13/2017
UGA's newest pecan variety produces a bigger nut and shows high resistance to scab disease.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/06/2017
Consumer concern over cotton's environmental sustainability prompts research study.Author: Julia Rodriguez Published 04/06/2017 5FF4
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