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.
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
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