Tag Archives: University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

UGA Ag Forecast series to be held across Georgia Jan. 21-29

By Merritt Melancon University of Georgia Good information is the best defense against the unforeseen circumstances — like changing governmental regulations and weather patterns — that can impact agriculture. That’s why the University of Georgia’s team of agricultural economists kicks off each year with the Georgia Ag Forecast seminar series. There, they present valuable insights into what the… Read More »

Georgia agronomist optimistic about Georgia peanut crop

By Clint Thompson University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences A week before Georgia’s annual Peanut Tour, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut agronomist Scott Monfort is optimistic about the state’s peanut crop. “I think the majority of the crop is above average. I think we’re going to yield very well in the irrigated crop, which… Read More »

UGA field day to feature cotton, peanuts

By Tatyana Phelps EVENT DATE: Sep. 9, 2015 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM Cotton and peanut research will be featured at the University of Georgia field day, set for Wednesday, Sept. 9, on the UGA campus in Tifton, Georgia. The Georgia Peanut Commission, Georgia Cotton Commission and the UGA cotton and peanut teams will host the field day, which begins at… Read More »

UGA vegetable horticulturist seeking to improve squash crop

By Clint Thompson University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences A University of Georgia vegetable horticulturist is searching for new squash varieties to help Georgia farmers improve the state’s $24.7 million squash industry. Yellow squash is predominantly grown in the South, as more national acreage is devoted to growing zucchini. Many Georgia growers face a greater… Read More »