Georgia: Stripling Irrigation Research Park Field Day, Camilla, July 18

🕔Jul 11, 2019Water conservation is a part of the everyday work done at the University of Georgia’s Stripling Irrigation Research Park (SIRP), where scientists are constantly developing innovative sustainable agricultural practices. Georgia […]

Georgia Cotton: Ramping Up Blue Disease Research

🕔Jul 8, 2019University of Georgia scientists are investigating the epidemiology of cotton leaf roll dwarf virus (CLRDV) in Georgia using a $75,000 grant jointly funded by the Georgia Cotton Commission and Cotton […]

Georgia Tobacco: Dry Weather Helps Fight Black Shank Disease

🕔Jun 5, 2019While most Georgia crops are suffering from the recent lack of rainfall across the state, tobacco farmers have some reason to celebrate. Three consecutive weeks of dry weather in May […]

Georgia Weather: Upcoming a Heatwave a Concern for Cotton

🕔May 24, 2019Georgia temperatures are rising, and the weather is only going to get hotter with little rain in the forecast. That’s not good news for Georgia’s cotton producers who are in […]

Georgia: Broadband Access Is Key to Ag Success

🕔Apr 29, 2019Georgia farmers have technological advancements at their fingertips but many are not able to use them to their fullest extent due to the lack of broadband internet access, according to […]

Georgia Weather: El Nino to Blame for Wet Winter

🕔Mar 18, 2019Farmers who might face a delayed planting season can thank El Nino for Georgia’s exceedingly wet winter, according to Pam Knox, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agricultural climatologist. Row crop […]

Georgia Growers Try to Decide What to Plant, How Much

🕔Mar 1, 2019Due to losses suffered during the last growing season and new tariffs, Georgia farmers are facing a sense of uncertainty surrounding the upcoming production season, according to University of Georgia […]

Georgia Peach Farmers Hope to Avoid March Freeze

🕔Feb 25, 2019Peach tree buds are naturally protected from freezing temperatures, but unseasonably warm temperatures in early February have some Georgia trees already beginning to bloom. Trees that begin to flower this […]

Georgia Soybeans: SmartIrrigation App Helps Manage Water Use

🕔Feb 12, 2019Georgia soybean and blueberry farmers will soon have smartphone applications to supplement their practical knowledge with technical data on when to irrigate crops. The SmartIrrigation app, set to be released […]

Georgia: Farm Business Education Conference, Tifton, Feb. 27

🕔Feb 8, 2019The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and UGA Cooperative Extension are partnering with the UGA Small Business Development Center to host a Farm Business Education Conference […]

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