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Smart irrigation scheduling benefits producers

By Jordan Powers Producers can use smart apps like Irrigator Pro to adapt their irrigation schedules based on real-time weather data. (Photo by Irrigator Pro) As climate variability increasingly affects producers across the Southeastern U.S., Wes Porter spends a lot of time thinking about water — specifically, crop irrigation — and how available tools…
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UGA releases parasitic wasp to control invasive fruit fly

By Emily Cabrera Native to East Asia, Ganaspis brasiliensis parasitizes spotted wing drosophila (SWD) larvae by depositing eggs into the maggots as they are feeding inside the fruit. (Photo by Kent Daane) In a quiet field of abandoned blueberries and shrubby brush in south Georgia, Cera Jones released hundreds of tiny parasitic wasps into the thicket…
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