To keep Georgia agriculture on the leading edge of the industry, UGA develops new agricultural research for professors to teach in the classroom and for Extension agents to deliver across the state. Take a look at how the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences develops programs and innovations to improve people's lives and get results.
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We are leading the way in agricultural and environmental innovation in order to care for our global ecosystems, enrich our communities and equip the next generation of leaders.
UGA Experiment Station researchers delve into a wide range of issues to support animal production in Georgia — from IPM and evaluation of new forages and feeds to profitability of beef and dairy farming. Swine, poultry and other livestock also earn the dedication of these researchers.
Antibiotic-free poultry production Conception rate for beef service sires Developing Leadership Among Veterinarians How Scary are Food Scares? Meeting Covid-19 Food Production Challenges Monitoring Poultry Floor Distribution Reproductive performance of pullets Using Undergraduate Applied Research Vaccine to Decrease Clostridium in Poultry
Food Safety and Quality
Consumers, the food industry and food processors look to UGA food scientists and other researchers to explore areas of food safety.
Advanced Software Tool for Salmonella Developing Value-added Food Products Genetic Improvement of Crops Harvest Practices of Vegetable Farmers in Ghana Impact of COVID-19 to Fresh Food Industry Improving Post-harvest Handling Practices Meeting Performance Standards for Summer Sausage Predictive Modeling of Pecan Quality During Storage UGA Develops New Antimicrobial Food Additive/Sanitizer
Health and Wellness
Chronic diseases and other wellness issues plague many Georgians. Agricultural researchers at UGA tackle these topics by exploring them from unique perspectives.
Developing Products from Georgia Pecans Investigating the Antioxidant Impact of Pecans Peanut-Based Beverages a Promising Solution for Undernutrition Planting the Seeds to Overcome Addiction Potential sanitizer to ensure food safety Reducing the Risks for Type 2 Diabetes Risks of Food-borne Coronavirus Transmission State Immigration Law Affects Mental Health Stem Cell Therapy for Strokes
UGA Experiment Station agricultural scientists delve into plant diseases, crop breeding tools, new cultivars, cultural trends and every other aspect of plant production and protection.
Sustainability, Conservation and the Environment
Without a healthy environment — both physical and financial -- there is no agricultural industry. UGA Experiment Station researchers study natural resource management, conservation methods and cultural practices as well as financial accounting, value added products and sustaining the industry through profitability.
Air Quality and Health Risks During the Pandemic Crop Ecosystems in the Southeast Declining flows on Georgia Floodplain Rivers Empowering Biodiversity on Solar Farms Estimating Economic Losses from COVID for Poultry Industry Evaluations of Auxin Nozzles for Irrigation Improving alfalfa cultivars Increasing Genetic Resistance Irrigation Recommendations for Peach Power System Reliability Recycling Plastic Waste in the Green Industry Soil Organic Matter Dynamics Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program Assessment Watershed Restoration Well Water Quality
Agricultural issues in an urban setting don’t involve pastures and plows. They focus on the Green Industry, water conservation, turf management and many other urban-related topics. UGA agricultural researchers search for the answers.
Cost-saving lighting strategies for greenhouses Dieback on Red Maples Green Thumb Lectures Managing Thatch Accumulation on Golf Courses Microbial Hazards in Food Distribution Centers New Abelia for the Landscape Pollinators in Peril Riverwood Pollinator Garden Turfgrass Diffusion of Innovation Vegetable Garden Pest Management Weed Control Options