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UGA Ag Econ Extension has three new publications related to the ARC/PLC decision process

Good Afternoon!  Below is information from Adam N. Rabinowitz, Ph.D, UGA Ag Economist. UGA Ag Econ Extension has three new publications related to the ARC/PLC decision process.  These publications are designed to help producers and landowners with base acres make informed decisions related to the 2018 Farm Bill.  Remember, the…
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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)…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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