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Layby Herbicide Program Layby equipment needed to effectively control weeds in corn that can get as high as 14 feet tall. Published May 16, 2017Author:

Layby herbicide programs allow Georgia field corn growers to better control weeds throughout the growing season, according to Brooke Jeffries, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources agent in Wheeler County, Georgia.

Borlaug Fellowship Daniel Mwalwayo has spent most of his professional career working to ensure a safe food supply in his home country of Malawi. Published May 15, 2017Author:

Daniel Mwalwayo has spent most of his professional career working to ensure a safe food supply in his home country of Malawi.

New Food Trends Locally sourced scone and muffin hybrid takes top prize at Georgia 4-H's 2017 Food Product Development Contest. Published May 15, 2017Author:

Vegan marshmallows, dairy-free cheese crackers and locally sourced baked treats — the highlights of Georgia 4-H’s 2017 Food Product Development Contest read like a list of top food trends of 2017. Inspired by the dietary needs and interests of their friends and neighbors, three teams of Georgia 4-H’ers met at the University of Georgia Department of Food Science and Technology in Athens, Georgia, last week to showcase their newly developed food products.

Peanut drink research Would consumers gulp down a peanut drink? Aggrey Gama thinks so. Published May 11, 2017Author:

Aggrey Gama, a doctoral student at the University of Georgia’s (UGA) Griffin campus, is crafting a drink that would deliver the nutrition and tastiness of peanuts to consumers in his home country of Malawi.

Deng Honored UGA-Griffin researcher recognized for creation of computer database that helps ID salmonella strains faster. Published May 11, 2017Author:

University of Georgia food microbiologist Xiangyu Deng’s work in the emerging field of bioinformatics led to his selection as a Creative Research Medal winner for 2017.

Mexican paloverde Gardeners who love butterflies will have a passion for the paloverde. Published May 11, 2017Author:

The paloverde trees at the Coastal Botanical Gardens are completely covered in blossoms. The flowers have five yellow petals, but one petal has a honey gland and turns an orange-red, giving the blooms a distinctive bicolored look. The flowers are swarming with pollinators of all types.

Smoke Danger Asthma and other breathing issues can be exacerbated by wildfire smoke. Published May 11, 2017Author:

Since April 6, when lightning started a wildfire in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, thousands of area families have evacuated their homes to protect themselves from the fire.

Citrus Trees Among the 100 trees planted through the MitCo Grow program, 30 were UGA scientist Wayne Hanna's seedless, cold-hardy cultivars. Published May 11, 2017Author:

Citrus fruit cultivars recently released by University of Georgia scientist Wayne Hanna are part of a new citrus grove planted in Camilla, Georgia. The grove will serve as an education site and provide homegrown fruit for the inmates who will care for the grove. 

Kudzu Bug Decline At their population peak, kudzu bugs devastated soybean production in Georgia. Published May 10, 2017Author:

Once a devastating presence in Georgia’s soybean fields and a major nuisance to homeowners, the kudzu bug population has diminished over the past three years.

Record Highs Drought expands in southern Georgia as Atlanta, Augusta and Savannah all record their warmest April on record. Published May 10, 2017Author:

April brought plentiful spring showers to north Georgia but little rainfall to the southern half of the state, resulting in moderate drought conditions, delayed planting, and conditions conducive to wildfires near the Okefenokee Swamp.


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