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.
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Avian influenza detected in Tennessee commercial poultry flock.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/09/2017
New flowering quince varieties produce blooms as big as tennis balls.Author: Norman Winter Published 03/09/2017
Research may lead to cornea repair in a day, instead of weeks.Author: Charlene Betourney Published 03/08/2017
Compact vegetable varieties make growing produce in small areas easier.Author: Norman Winter Published 03/06/2017
Director of the Trial Gardens at UGA wins lifetime achievement award from Georgia's green industry.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/02/2017
Beautiful white flowers and berries are bonuses provided by Viburnum obovatum.Author: Norman Winter Published 03/02/2017
Expenses like seed costs, fertilizer treatments and fuel need to be calculated before planting season begins.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/28/2017
Attending a semester of classes at ETH Zürich, a university in Switzerland, was exciting, cost-effective and challenging for Caroline Phillips.Author: Denise Horton Published 02/24/2017
Georgia Organics, UGA team up again to provide safe, cozy housing to young Georgia farmersAuthor: Merritt Melancon Published 02/23/2017