Skip to Content

UGA developing smart irrigation app for pecan farmers

By Clint Thompson for CAES News The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) is part of a collaborative effort to develop a smart irrigation application for pecan farmers on smartphone devices. CAES, along with the Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)…
Read More

UGA CAES scientists study alternative control methods for center rot disease in organic onion production

A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Organic Transitions grant is funding a study of management options for center rot disease in organic onion production in Georgia and Michigan. The study is headed by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension plant pathologist Bhabesh Dutta and…
Read More

UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences to host Global Food Security Summit on Nov. 8

Published on 10/24/19 By Merritt Melancon for CAES News For the past decade, demographers have predicted that the world would have to double its food supply by 2050 to feed the growing population. Progress is being made toward that goal, but scientists, farmers and policymakers still have a lot work to do to…
Read More

Tomato spotted wilt virus a significant problem for peanut producers in 2019

Published on 10/18/19 Tomato spotted wilt virus a significant problem for peanut producers in 2019 By Clint Thompson for CAES News University of Georgia Cooperative Extension plant pathologist Bob Kemerait cautions Georgia peanut producers in the midst of harvesting this year’s crop that it’s never too early to look ahead to 2020, especially…
Read More