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.
Add a few bulbs that come to your garden by way of Spain, Morocco and Portugal.Author: Norman Winter Published 02/23/2017
UGA, USDA partnership results in three new little bluestem grasses.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 02/22/2017
Entrepreneurs from all corners of the state selected to compete in the University of Georgia's Flavor of Georgia contest.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/22/2017
Vidalia Onion Committee honors UGA scientist for his research on Georgia-grown sweet onions.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 02/22/2017
Funston Gin provided UGA's C.M. Stripling Irrigation Research Park with a module builder and boll buggy to help with cotton harvest.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/14/2017
You say "narcissus," I say "daffodil." We all say "spring!"Author: Norman Winter Published 02/09/2017
UGA scientists use robots and drones to accelerate plant genetic research, improve crop yield.Author: Mike Wooten Published 02/09/2017
Nematodes, white mold disease concerning for growers as production season nears.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/08/2017
Locally grown tea could soon be steeping in coffee houses and on kitchen tables.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/06/2017
As new antibiotic regulations take effect, Georgia may need more large animal veterinarians.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/02/2017