CAES launches interdisciplinary Certificate in Agricultural Data Science
From remote moisture sensors that produce a real-time feed of soil conditions to drones that use optical data to spot plant disease, the next green revolution will be fueled by new streams of data.
Pam Knox named interim director of UGA weather network
University of Georgia agricultural climatologist Pam Knox has been named interim director of UGA’s network of 86 weather stations across Georgia.
UGA CAES team researching whiteflies statewide
Silverleaf whiteflies devastated Georgia’s cotton and fall vegetable crops last year. In response to this crisis, a team of University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences research and UGA Cooperative Extension specialists is studying the pests statewide to help cotton and vegetable farmers avoid another year of disappointing crops.
The grant supports UGA CAES research on the Tifton campus through July 2020.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/15/2018
Human clinical trials could begin as early as next year on UGA-developed stroke treatment.Author: Charlene Betourney Published 02/15/2018
UGA entomologist David Riley compares cowpea curculio's effect on peas to the boll weevil's impact on cotton.Author: Julie Jernigan Published 02/09/2018
Rice's wild relatives may hold the key to more sustainable, resilient rice crops.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/02/2018
Growers should train trees to have a "central leader," the main trunk going up a tree.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/01/2018
Georgia Ag Forecast meetings will continue next week with stops in Macon, Cartersville and Athens.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/01/2018
Chilly temps bring hope to Georgia's peach farmers.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/01/2018
UGA Cooperative Extension in Fulton County working to reintroduce Atlanta to its hidden gem in the woods.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/25/2018
With new grant, UGA-based peanut lab continues work to fight hunger worldwide.Author: Allison Floyd Published 01/25/2018
UGA entomologists urge farmers to kill off crops after final harvest to avoid buildup of whiteflies.Author: Clint Thompson Published 01/22/2018