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 […]

Georgia: UGA In The Fight Against Invasive Pests Dec 27, 2019

🕔Dec 27, 2019
Earlier this year, Chuck Bargeron learned how to catch a Burmese python. The co-director of the University of Georgia’s Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health was at a conference […]

Georgia’s Precision Ag Roots Run Deep Oct 29, 2019

🕔Oct 29, 2019
A fifth-generation farmer, Adam McLendon starts his days at the crack of dawn studying data. This Calhoun County, Georgia, farmer looks at software logs that show his tractors’ fuel use the […]

Farmer Suicides – Risk Factors to Look For May 16, 2019

🕔May 16, 2019
Georgia farmers are champions at tackling challenges they can see – bad weather, insects and livestock disease, to name a few. Their higher-than-average suicide rate, however, indicates they may need […]

Peanut Genome Cracked, Paves Way for Improved Varieties May 2, 2019

🕔May 2, 2019
Working to understand the genetics of peanut disease resistance and yield, researchers led by scientists at the University of Georgia have uncovered the peanut’s unlikely and complicated evolution. Researchers working […]

Georgia Crop Price Survey: County Agents Collect Real Farm Data Mar 7, 2019

🕔Mar 7, 2019
Determining the value of Georgia’s agricultural commodities is on University of Georgia agricultural economist Kent Wolfe’s list of job responsibilities. He does it every year, but it’s not a one-man […]

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 […]

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