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Corn infected by the fungus Aspergillus flavus. CAES News
African HIV, cancer link discovered
A University of Georgia scientist has discovered a connection between HIV incidence in Sub-Saharan Africa countries and the amount of corn people consume there.
Cotton is harvested Nov, 1, 2005 at the Durden Farms Candler County near Metter, Ga. CAES News
Crop Update
Georgia farmers plan to plant more cotton and peanuts this year. And timely spring rains have helped get both crops off to a good start. Corn growers, on the other hand, are seeing a reduction in their acreage due in part to that same rainfall.
Don Day searching for corn seed in the storage area of the UGA Variety Testing Program laboratory in Griffin, Ga. CAES News
Variety selection key to successful farming
Selecting the best crop variety to plant can determine whether farmers make a profit. One wrong selection can result in acres of nothing to harvest. In farming, no harvest means money lost.
Logo for 2010 Ag Forecast CAES News
Georgia Ag Forecast
Last year, most commodity prices dropped by 10 percent, leaving Georgia farmers facing their first significant decline in farm gate value in a decade. University of Georgia economists say 2010 should be a better year for them.
Most Georgia farmers plant more than one crop during a season, usually managing a combination of peanuts, cotton, corn or soybeans. Across the board, they are looking at record or record-tying yields in 2009. CAES News
Record crop yields?
Georgia row-crop farmers worked hard on their fields this growing season, and Mother Nature gave them some favorable “calls.” They could break records. This coupled with fair prices could lead them, if not to a conference championship, to at least what could be called a “winning” season.
Irrigation system working in a field. CAES News
Farm-water forecast
A recent University of Georgia report shows that Georgia farmers will need 20 percent more water to grow their crops in the next four decades. They’ll need it to meet increased food demand and to compete globally.