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Small tomatoes growing on vine
Read the plant label when choosing tomato varieties
The desire for fresh, homegrown tomatoes is the main reason many homeowners plant gardens. Most tomato plants are planted in late March and April, and every spring some homeowners run into problems with their tomato plants.
Too much water can hurt lawns and crop production just as much as not enough water would do. CAES News
Too much water can hurt lawns and crop production just as much as not enough water would do.
New tool helps vegetable growers with irrigation schedule
University of Georgia scientists have created a new app to help Georgia vegetable growers irrigate their crops more efficiently.
Kip Lacy, who is currently a graduate fellow at the Rockefeller University but received his master’s in entomology from UGA’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in 2018, worked with UGA fire ant researcher Ken Ross and DeWayne Shoemaker at the University of Tennessee to isolate and document the multi-queen colonies. CAES News
Kip Lacy, who is currently a graduate fellow at the Rockefeller University but received his master’s in entomology from UGA’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in 2018, worked with UGA fire ant researcher Ken Ross and DeWayne Shoemaker at the University of Tennessee to isolate and document the multi-queen colonies.
UGA entomologists discover the ultimate matriarchy in native Florida fire ants
In most colonies, ants work in service of a single reproductive queen, but that’s not always the way ant societies function.
The third class of the Advancing Georgia’s Leaders in Agriculture and Forestry (AGL) program graduated March 2 at The Rock Ranch. CAES News
The third class of the Advancing Georgia’s Leaders in Agriculture and Forestry (AGL) program graduated March 2 at The Rock Ranch.
Twenty-five agricultural leaders graduate from UGA’s Advancing Georgia’s Leaders in Agriculture and Forestry
Twenty-five agricultural and forestry industry leaders from across Georgia graduated March 2 in the third class of the Advancing Georgia’s Leaders in Agriculture and Forestry (AGL) program.
UGA horticulturist James Affolter holds the Larry R. Beuchat Professorship for Annual and Perennial Ornamental Plant Research. The professorship in the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences was created through a generous gift from Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus Larry Beuchat. The research-focused position will be located in the Department of Horticulture and housed at the State Botanical Garden in Athens, Georgia. CAES News
UGA horticulturist James Affolter holds the Larry R. Beuchat Professorship for Annual and Perennial Ornamental Plant Research. The professorship in the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences was created through a generous gift from Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus Larry Beuchat. The research-focused position will be located in the Department of Horticulture and housed at the State Botanical Garden in Athens, Georgia.
James Affolter named to UGA’s Larry R. Beuchat Professorship
University of Georgia horticulturist James Affolter has been named to the newly endowed Larry R. Beuchat Professorship for Annual and Perennial Ornamental Plant Research.
The crowd listens during the 2018 turf conference at the UGA Tifton campus. The 73rd annual Southeastern Turfgrass Conference is set for April 25 at UGA-Tifton. CAES News
The crowd listens during the 2018 turf conference at the UGA Tifton campus. The 73rd annual Southeastern Turfgrass Conference is set for April 25 at UGA-Tifton.
UGA turf team will present latest developments
The 73rd annual Southeastern Turfgrass Conference will be held on Thursday, April 25, at the University of Georgia Tifton campus.
Brad K Hounkpati is shown in his UGA office with images of his lady bug collection shown on his computer screen. CAES News
Brad K Hounkpati is shown in his UGA office with images of his lady bug collection shown on his computer screen.
UGA entomologist establishes a place in science for African lady beetle
There are more than 6,000 species of lady beetles in the world, most having different natural histories and roles in their environments. Being able to identify the different species is vital to understanding them, and knowing what they look like is typically a major part of that process.
Anthony Flint, Julie Peters and Gary Ware were honored as the UGA Griffin campus 2019 Classified Employees of the Year during the annual Classified Employee Recognition Ceremony held March 26. Pictured (from left) during the awards ceremony are Lew Hunnicutt, assistant provost and director at UGA-Griffin, Ware, Peters, Flint and Sam Pardue, dean and director of the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. CAES News
Anthony Flint, Julie Peters and Gary Ware were honored as the UGA Griffin campus 2019 Classified Employees of the Year during the annual Classified Employee Recognition Ceremony held March 26. Pictured (from left) during the awards ceremony are Lew Hunnicutt, assistant provost and director at UGA-Griffin, Ware, Peters, Flint and Sam Pardue, dean and director of the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
UGA-Griffin names 2019 Classified Employees of the Year
Anthony Flint, Julie Peters and Gary Ware were honored as the University of Georgia Griffin campus 2019 Classified Employees of the Year during the annual Classified Employee Recognition Ceremony held March 26.
Sue Ellen McCullough is shown working in a lab in the University of Georgia Department of Food Science and Technology on the Griffin Campus circa late 1970s. McCullough recently retired with close to 40 years of service. CAES News
Sue Ellen McCullough is shown working in a lab in the University of Georgia Department of Food Science and Technology on the Griffin Campus circa late 1970s. McCullough recently retired with close to 40 years of service.
McCullough recalls decades of food science work upon retirement from UGA-Griffin
In December of 1976, Sue Ellen McCullough took a job at the University of Georgia Griffin campus — then known as the Georgia Experiment Station — on the advice of a neighbor. On March 29 she retired from UGA-Griffin, taking with her a trove of memories and experiences.

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