Soybeans: $1.2Mln Grant Awarded to Fight SCN Jan 6, 2022

🕔Jan 6, 2022
University of Georgia plant pathology researcher Melissa Mitchum will co-direct a $1.2 million award from the joint National Science Foundation and U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NSF-NIFA) Plant-Biotic […]

Cotton: Cover Crops Aid Pest Management by Increasing Beneficials Oct 4, 2021

🕔Oct 4, 2021
Both traditional and organic producers are increasing their use of cover crops for a variety of reasons — to control erosion, choke out weeds, improve soil health and enhance water availability. Now […]

Precision Ag: Mechanical Planter Settings Can Impact Harvest Yield Mar 23, 2021

🕔Mar 23, 2021
Due to high consumer expectations, farmers and agricultural producers are constantly under pressure to deliver their products at higher yields for cheaper prices. This may seem like an impossible combination […]

Georgia: Important Settings on Spinner-Disc Spreaders Feb 16, 2021

🕔Feb 16, 2021
Spinner-disc spreaders are common application equipment for broadcasting lime and dry fertilizer. Both pull-behind and large self-propelled spreaders are widely used by growers and co-ops in Georgia. One of the […]

2020 Georgia Quality Cotton Award Winners Announced Jan 29, 2021

🕔Jan 29, 2021
The 2020 Georgia Quality Cotton Awards were presented at the 2021 Georgia Cotton Commission Virtual Annual Meeting on January 27, 2021. The awards are co-sponsored by the Georgia Cotton Commission […]

Georgia: Examining Issues Facing Hemp Production and Processing Jan 21, 2021

🕔Jan 21, 2021
Hemp is a promising new industry for profitability, but growers of this newly legal crop will face a mix of public opinions according to University of Georgia research into challenges […]

Georgia: UGA Releases Three New Wheat Varieties for 2020 Oct 30, 2020

🕔Oct 30, 2020
Three new wheat varieties released this year by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ wheat breeding program are the product of more than a dozen years […]

Georgia: UGA to Begin New Pecan Variety Trials in Southeast Georgia Aug 27, 2020

🕔Aug 27, 2020
University of Georgia faculty will begin a series of pecan trials this winter to help identify better management practices for growers. New pecan trees will be planted at UGA College […]

Cover Crops for Weed Management – Researchers Respond to Herbicide Crackdown Jun 29, 2020

🕔Jun 29, 2020
University of Georgia researchers are working on natural solutions to weed problems in row crops as government regulations of chemical herbicides grow stricter.

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 […]

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