December 12, 2016 | Research News
UGA researchers calculating northern bobwhite population, survival rates
University of Georgia researchers have been tasked with figuring out how many northern bobwhites are out there-and whether rabbit hunting is interfering with quail hunting in east Georgia hunting grounds.
November 30, 2016 | Events on Campus
Experts to discuss economy, livestock regulations, 2018 farm bill at Georgia Ag Forecast
The Georgia Ag Forecast seminar series will be held Jan. 18-27. University of Georgia agricultural economists will present insights into the latest market and regulatory conditions for the state's largest industry.
November 14, 2016 | General News
Registration for the 2017 Flavor of Georgia contest now open
Whether it's a specialty sweet treat, small-batch pork sausage or pimento cheese made from grandma's secret recipe, the University of Georgia's Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest shines the spotlight on the state's craft food scene. The contest, in its second decade, serves as a springboard for food entrepreneurs, assisting them in testing new products and reaching a larger audience, and helps new craft brands break into new markets and expand sales. Registration for the 2017 Flavor of Georgia contest, which is conducted each year by the UGA Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development, is now open at http://flavorofga.com/.
October 10, 2016 | Events on Campus
Veteran foreign correspondent to explore struggle to feed the world’s growing population
Roger Thurow, a veteran foreign correspondent for the Wall Street Journal and anti-hunger activist, will visit the University of Georgia on Nov. 7 to deliver the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' D.W. Brooks Lecture at 3:30 p.m. in the UGA Center for Continuing Education.
October 6, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Lawmaker and soybean pioneer to be inducted into Georgia’s Agricultural Hall of Fame
On Nov. 11, the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will induct former Georgia Rep. Richard Royal and pioneering Georgia soybean specialist John Woodruff into the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame.
September 8, 2016 | General News
UGA, state officials tour agricultural sites, see strength of industry firsthand
The University of Georgia and Georgia Department of Agriculture continue to make Georgia's No. 1 industry a top priority.
July 12, 2016 | Research News
New hybrid sweetgum trees could boost paper, bioenergy production
Sweetgum trees thrive under diverse conditions, grow as fast as pine trees and provide the type of fiber needed for specialty papers-and they've long been desired by paper and bioenergy producers.
May 3, 2016 | General News
UGA, Italian university partner for first-of-its-kind program in sustainable agriculture
To promote collaboration on some of the biggest challenges facing agriculture today, the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is partnering with the University of Padova in Italy for a groundbreaking dual master's degree program in sustainable agriculture.
April 21, 2016 | General News
UGA Dean Sam Pardue visits with agriculture industry leaders in south Georgia
Weeks of visits and tours across Georgia has University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Dean and Director Sam Pardue excited about the college improving upon the state's No. 1 industry-agriculture.
March 3, 2016 | General News
University of Georgia to partner with UGA Athletic Association to restore North Campus quad
The University of Georgia is beginning an initiative to preserve and restore the integrity of the historic North Campus quad. The first phase of the project will require closing two sections of the lawn for a turf restoration project from March 8 until June 15. The UGA Athletic Association will be partnering with the University of Georgia by providing support for this project.
February 26, 2016 | General News
Workshop educates farmers about building and sustaining a lasting farm
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension and UGA Small Business Development Center partnered on Thursday to offer a new business workshop for farmers in South Georgia.
February 22, 2016 | Research News
Researchers trace peanut crop back to its Bolivian roots
Researchers at the University of Georgia, working with the International Peanut Genome Initiative, have discovered that a wild plant from Bolivia is a "living relic" of the prehistoric origins of the cultivated peanut species.
February 10, 2016 | General News
UGA summit on women in agriculture pulls attendees from throughout Southeast
More than 150 agricultural leaders from across 13 Southern states and Washington, D.C., converged on the University of Georgia's campus in Athens on Feb. 8 to discuss leadership roles for women in agriculture.
January 20, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA to host regional summit on women in agriculture Feb. 8
The University of Georgia will host delegates from 13 states during a summit that will shape national policies and programs related to gender equity and leadership development in agriculture.
January 19, 2016 | Research News
UGA scientists using $5 million grant to combat invasive weed Johnsongrass
A team of researchers led by faculty at the University of Georgia have received a $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to find new ways of combating Johnsongrass, one of the most widespread and troublesome agricultural weeds in the world.