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.
Fast-growing crops have time to grow before spring gardening time arrives.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 01/24/2017
Primulas provide 12 to 14 weeks of unimaginable color that can't be matched.Author: Norman Winter Published 01/19/2017
Healthy vines protect watermelons from sun damage during hot Georgia summers.Author: Clint Thompson Published 01/18/2017
Georgia's black-eyed pea farmers hope for new luck in the new year, but experts aren't optimistic.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/12/2017
Coral bells make for great companion plants like flowering kale, cabbage or mustard.Author: Norman Winter Published 01/12/2017
UGA Young Scholars Program application period closes Jan. 31Author: Casey Chastain Published 01/09/2017
Lamium comes in close to 30 varieties that grow well in a large part of the U.S.Author: Norman Winter Published 01/04/2017
UGA seminar to focus mainly on water issues in peanut production.Author: Kyle Dawson Published 01/04/2017
Beloved 4-H camp's history documented in 900-page book.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 01/04/2017
In a salad or in the landscape, Swiss chard is a delight for the palate and the eye.Author: Norman Winter Published 12/29/2016