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.
UGA's Peng Chee awarded 2016 Cotton Genetics Research Award during the 2017 Beltwide Cotton Improvement Conference.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/02/2017
Consortium of bio-tech manufacturers and universities formed to advance biopharmaceutical manufacturing.Author: Charlene Betourney Published 02/02/2017
February conference brings together organic growers, experts from across the state.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 02/02/2017
Limited irrigation means could require farmers to change crop selection for upcoming season.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/02/2017
UGA Griffin Campus cuts ribbon on long-awaited Food PIC building.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 02/01/2017
Georgia food entrepreneurs have less than a week to enter the state's premier food product contest.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/01/2017
UGA will launch a new environmental education certificate program in fall 2017; students should apply by March 1.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/31/2017
Tried and True: Georgia farmers will continue to raise poultry, grow cotton and peanutsAuthor: Sharon Dowdy Published 01/27/2017
New national farm bill that will guide our agricultural policy for the next five yearsAuthor: Samuel L. Pardue Published 01/26/2017
UGA Extension viticulturist starts working with Georgia wine growers on March 1.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/25/2017