Aquatic Weed Helps Plant Breeders Develop New Variety Traits

🕔Dec 27, 2018With 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 […]

Georgia: 5 Ag Scholarships Offered by Georgia Farm Bureau

🕔Dec 26, 2018The Georgia Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is committed to investing in students pursuing careers in agriculture or a related field.  For 2019, the foundation is offering scholarships for graduating […]

Georgia: 6 UGA Annual Ag Forecast Meetings, Jan. 22-Feb. 1

🕔Dec 10, 2018Sam Pardue, dean of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES), will serve as the keynote speaker at the upcoming Georgia Ag Forecast seminar series set […]

Georgia: Pesticide Training Program Has Lowered Drift Complaints

🕔Dec 7, 2018A state program aimed at teaching farmers and other pesticide applicators how to properly apply pesticides continues to limit pesticide drift in Georgia. The educational training system, called “Using Pesticides […]

Georgia: UGA Weather Network Kept Reporting During Hurricane Michael

🕔Nov 6, 2018The University of Georgia’s 86 weather stations record data 24 hours a day, seven days a week across Georgia. Farmers use this data to help them determine when to plant […]

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

🕔Jul 24, 2018The 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, 2018From 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, 2018Automated 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, 2018Rice 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 Cotton Commission Announces King Cotton Extension Awards

🕔Dec 8, 2017Georgia’s cotton farmers rely on local University of Georgia (UGA) Cooperative Extension agents to deliver timely and accurate information needed as they make decisions about all aspects of their crops. […]

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