March 22, 2017 | General News
Georgia Grinders Pecan Butter takes top prize at UGA’s 2017 Flavor of Georgia Contest
Harry and Jaime Foster, owners of Georgia Grinders Premium Nut Butters, walked away with the grand prize from the University of Georgia's 2017 Flavor of Georgia Contest for their Georgia Grinders Pecan Butter.
March 17, 2017 | General News
Student entrepreneurs take center stage at UGA’s inaugural FABricate competition
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences celebrated the finale of its inaugural FABricate student entrepreneurship contest.
March 13, 2017 | Research News
UGA scientists develop new equation to help farmers fight late freezes
Atmospheric scientists at the University of Georgia have recently developed a simplified set of equations to help farmers who use irrigation for frost protection.
February 23, 2017 | General News
Rabun County’s Ladybug Farms awarded UGA students’ latest tiny house
Georgia Organics, UGA team up again to provide housing to young Georgia farmers
February 9, 2017 | Research News
UGA scientists use robots and drones to accelerate plant genetic research, improve crop yield
A team of UGA researchers is developing a robotic system of all-terrain rovers and unmanned aerial drones that can quickly and accurately gather and analyze crop data.
February 8, 2017 | General News
Extension viticulture specialist to help state’s vineyards
UGA Extension recently hired its first full-time wine grape Extension specialist.
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.