University of Georgia Marshals Resources to Battle Farmer Stress Feb 20, 2020

🕔Feb 20, 2020
Much like their counterparts across the nation, farmers in Georgia have experienced increased rates of suicide and stress over the last decade. To help curb these statistics, an interdisciplinary team […]

Georgia Ag Forecast, Resource Fairs Offer Hurricane Recovery Assistance Jan 15, 2019

🕔Jan 15, 2019
South Georgia farmers, community leaders and business owners recovering from Hurricane Michael can learn about additional recovery assistance available at a free resource fair immediately following the upcoming 2019 Georgia […]

Aquatic Weed Helps Plant Breeders Develop New Variety Traits Dec 27, 2018

🕔Dec 27, 2018
With the advent of CRISPR technologies and other precise genome editing methods, it has become faster and easier for crop scientists to breed new varieties. But there are still a […]

Former President Jimmy Carter Joins Georgia Ag Hall of Fame Nov 12, 2018

🕔Nov 12, 2018
He’s easily the most famous peanut farmer in history, and he is now the first president of the United States to be inducted into the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame.  President […]

Georgia Peanut Tour Showcases Southeast Production Oct 2, 2018

🕔Oct 2, 2018
When people think of Georgia peanuts, they often think of the thousands of acres planted on the western half of the coastal plain. But the truth is that east Georgia […]

UGA Awarded $935K to Breed Softer Cotton, More Resilient Peanuts Jul 24, 2018

🕔Jul 24, 2018
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) awarded University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) plant breeders almost $1 million in […]

Georgia: CAES Launches New Ag Grad Program – Data Analysis Revolution Jun 18, 2018

🕔Jun 18, 2018
From remote moisture sensors that produce a real-time feed of soil conditions to drones that use optical data to spot plant disease, the next green revolution will be fueled by […]

UGA Phenomics and Plant Robotics Center Aims to Improve Crop Breeding Mar 20, 2018

🕔Mar 20, 2018
Automated data collection and analysis pipelines are changing the way humans generate and use information. At the University of Georgia, researchers harness the power of advanced sensing, robotics and big-data […]

Rice: Genomes of Ancestral Rice Species May Uncover Beneficial Traits Feb 6, 2018

🕔Feb 6, 2018
Rice has been a staple food crop around the world for millennia, but little was known about the wild origins of the world’s most widely produced crop until the recent […]

Georgia: Peach Farmers Optimistic About 2018 After Disastrous 2017 Crop Feb 2, 2018

🕔Feb 2, 2018
Georgia is due for another blast of arctic air this week and, while Georgians themselves might be groaning about the cold weather, it’s beneficial for the state’s peach crop. These […]

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