New grape growers conference set for August 16 in north Georgia
Georgia’s growing wine industry has an annual impact of more than $7 million on Georgia’s economy, but new growers may have difficulty knowing whether the vineyard business makes sense for them.
Nation's leading food microbiologist retires from UGA
Twenty-six years ago, the University of Georgia hired Mike Doyle to create and lead a research center focused on detecting, controlling and eliminating foodborne pathogens in America’s food supply. This month, Doyle retired from his position as director of the world-renowned Center for Food Safety on the UGA Griffin campus.
UGA Extension's newest plant pathologist to focus on management of plant-parasitic nematodes
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension’s newest plant pathologist will focus on improved control of plant-parasitic nematodes, the microscopic, worm-like pests that primarily feed on the roots of Georgia’s vegetable crops.
Consumer concern over cotton's environmental sustainability prompts research study.Author: Julia Rodriguez Published 04/06/2017
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. 5FF4Author: 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
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