Portrait of Sharon Dowdy

Sharon Dowdy

Sharon Dowdy is a news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.


11/07/22 - UGA alumnus received highest military distinction for WWII service 05/14/20 - UGA scientist leads coronavirus research on Griffin campus 05/05/20 - UGA food scientist Yen-Con Hung named first Koehler-Ayers Professor 04/29/20 - UGA Extension family life expert shares tips on surviving a sheltered-in-place life 04/14/20 - Safely clean up storm debris and replace weather-damaged trees with stronger ones 03/24/20 - Georgia 4-H prepares daily lessons for Georgia students learning at home 03/19/20 - UGA Extension helps Georgia improve water usage efficiency 03/11/20 - Stock food and water supplies in preparation for emergencies 03/09/20 - UGA Extension offers mold removal tips 02/27/20 - UGA Extension schedules three grape growers workshops 02/10/20 - Learn pruning skills, equipment care through UGA course 02/04/20 - Rock Eagle Chapel restoration nears completion after last year’s fire 01/31/20 - Small farm workshop set for Feb. 4 at UGA Research and Education Garden 01/29/20 - UGA viticulturist, plant pathologist to present at Wine Producers Conference Feb. 3-4 01/28/20 - Consumer spending, poultry exports and hurricane relief are positive signs for Georgia 01/28/20 - UGA Ag Forecast shows Georgia beef and poultry on the rise 01/11/20 - Food science student awarded prestigious Food Marketing Institute Foundation Scholarship 01/11/20 - UGA experts to share green industry knowledge at Wintergreen 12/19/19 - Plant pathologist Bochra Bahri joins UGA turfgrass research team 12/09/19 - Triple Dawg Bethany Harris lands job at Callaway Gardens 12/06/19 - Alfredo Martinez-Espinoza awarded D.W Brooks Award for Excellence in Extension 11/23/19 - Football rivals UGA, Georgia Tech work together to advance agriculture 11/08/19 - Talbot County natives serve community at UGA Extension office 11/07/19 - Entomologist Michael Strand named inaugural H.M. Pulliam Chair in the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences 10/28/19 - UGA’s coastal gardens celebrate 100 years of service to Georgians 10/18/19 - Pumpkins are for carving, eating and decorating 10/17/19 - Center for Produce Safety funds UGA food science produce safety research 10/16/19 - Gardeners, industry professionals invited to Master Gardener conference 09/25/19 - Hospital stay compels 4-H’er to create meaningful project 09/23/19 - Workshop prepares UGA county agents to teach irrigation management classes 09/12/19 - Bob and Maxine Burton receive Georgia 4-H Lifetime Achievement Award 09/10/19 - Grant funds UGA mycologist's study of fungus that affects humans 09/04/19 - Lombardini named head of UGA Department of Horticulture 08/29/19 - Prepare now for Hurricane Dorian’s arrival, UGA climatologist says 08/29/19 - UGA Extension reminds Georgians to put more than milk and bread in emergency food supply 08/27/19 - Dan Suiter to lead programming at UGA Center for Urban Agriculture 08/22/19 - Camden County agent leads effort to knock down invasive snail populations 08/15/19 - UGA Extension urges Georgians to keep animals away from ponds that may contain toxin-producing algae 08/06/19 - Georgia 4-H program teaches students about the agricultural diversity of their home state 08/06/19 - Beuchat, Diez honored by International Association for Food Protection 08/01/19 - Georgia 4-H’ers win top honors at annual State Congress 07/23/19 - Scientists at UGA search for ways to control pathogens on wheat berries 07/10/19 - Internships allow potential employees to learn from UGA Extension agents 07/01/19 - Make physical activity a part of your child’s, family’s lifestyle 06/27/19 - New ornamental blueberries from UGA were bred for home landscapes 06/20/19 - Muscadine conference set for July 9 at UGA 05/21/19 - Stored properly Vidalia onions can still be around this winter 05/16/19 - Bodie Pennisi named Public Service and Outreach Faculty Fellow at UGA 05/09/19 - UGA vegetable pro offers tips on controlling insects, diseases in home garden 05/09/19 - Beekeeping Institute set for May 22-25 in north Georgia mountains 04/22/19 - Americans buy food knowing some will be wasted, UGA study shows 04/12/19 - James Affolter named to UGA’s Larry R. Beuchat Professorship 04/10/19 - UGA-Griffin names 2019 Classified Employees of the Year 04/10/19 - McCullough recalls decades of food science work upon retirement from UGA-Griffin 03/21/19 - UGA scientist searches for ways to fight foodborne pathogens’ defense systems 03/19/19 - Robert Dickey named 2019 Georgia Farmer of the Year 03/15/19 - CAES faculty graduate from LEAD21 land-grant leadership program 03/05/19 - Farm gate value of Georgia crops collected by UGA economists, county agents 02/21/19 - Georgia Green Industry Association honors UGA horticulture experts 02/21/19 - UGA Extension Academy program graduates new leaders 02/08/19 - New search engine allows researchers to ID antibiotic-resistance genes in real time 02/07/19 - Scientists use machine learning to identify source of Salmonella outbreaks 01/17/19 - Wood ash from winter fires can be added to garden soil in moderation 01/10/19 - UGA FoodPIC often behind successful Flavor of Georgia contest winners 01/03/19 - UGA-Griffin student returns to college after 30-year break 12/26/18 - UGA-bred blueberry plants now grow across the globe 12/13/18 - Kris Braman named Women’s Leadership Fellow at UGA 12/13/18 - UGA conference held to address rural stress, farm suicides 12/07/18 - Media invited to UGA Rural Stress Summit Oct. 10-11 11/26/18 - Avoid romaine lettuce, wash other lettuces thoroughly, UGA experts say 11/21/18 - Bill Tyson named Ag Partner of the Year in Bulloch County 11/16/18 - Fried turkey can be tasty, but safety rules must be followed closely 11/05/18 - UGA weather network provides vital data to National Weather Service 10/30/18 - Southwest Georgia farmers pick themselves up and trudge ahead after Hurricane Michael 10/30/18 - Double Dawgs program at UGA-Griffin helps students earn bachelor’s, master’s degrees in less time 10/25/18 - Kevin Mis Solval joins UGA faculty as food engineer on Griffin campus 10/18/18 - Georgia farmers face more than $2 billion in losses from Hurricane Michael 10/12/18 - Keep an emergency water supply to ensure access to drinking water 10/04/18 - Fall is the best time to treat landscapes for fire ants, UGA experts say 10/04/18 - Ribbon-cutting marks dedication of the Dundee Cafe on UGA-Griffin campus 10/03/18 - UGA Extension agent teaches fellow Colombians how to maintain brain health 09/27/18 - Georgia 4-H celebrates National 4-H Week Oct. 7-13 09/20/18 - Battery-operated mower takes away labor, adds 'cool factor' to lawn mowing 09/06/18 - UGA Extension Academy sets out to train future extension leaders 09/06/18 - Turkestan cockroach now resident of Georgia, UGA scientist says 08/28/18 - Sustainable gardening symposium set for September at Monastery of the Holy Spirit 08/22/18 - Deng receives International Association for Food Protection's Young Researcher Award 08/14/18 - New faculty learn how UGA drives agricultural success in Georgia during annual tour of the state 08/09/18 - UGA Coastal Georgia Botanical Garden honors Frank Williams for his unmatched work ethic 08/09/18 - Georgia 4-H's best compete for coveted Master 4-H'er title 08/02/18 - Ornamental education sessions follow UGA Turfgrass Research Field Day 07/27/18 - Extension gives rural residents access to life-saving health education 07/26/18 - Dancing, inflatable tube man helps to keep birds off of UGA's research blueberries 07/19/18 - New initiative aimed at promoting health benefits of plants 06/15/18 - Pam Knox named interim director of UGA weather network 06/14/18 - UGA Extension expert shares tips for serving fresh melons at home 06/12/18 - Turfgrass Research Field Day set for Aug. 9 in Griffin, Georgia 06/08/18 - Hands-on course prepares UGA Extension agents to share health benefits of Georgia seafood 06/04/18 - Dr. and Mrs. Michael Pulliam and family honor patriarch through faculty chair position at UGA 05/31/18 - UGA-Griffin food scientist remembered as compassionate visionary 05/09/18 - UGA scientist Wayne Parrott named Distinguished Research Professor 05/09/18 - Wash fresh produce, including lettuce and greens, under running water 05/03/18 - UGA researchers travel Down Under to collect raspberry and peach seeds 04/26/18 - UGA Extension, Mercer University partner to recruit future doctors for rural Georgia 04/17/18 - UGA scientist creates system to detect food pathogens in hours, not days 04/12/18 - UGA Coastal Georgia Botanical Garden hosts six-week Southern gardening course 04/10/18 - Crop and soil sciences professor's career rooted in Green Revolution 04/02/18 - Kathleen Freeman joins UGA-Griffin as ag school program coordinator 04/02/18 - Trying to tame fire ants? Consider whether you want to eliminate the mounds or the ants 03/29/18 - Experts to host Agroforestry and Wildlife Field Day in Griffin, Georgia, Sept. 20 03/26/18 - Test 'funny' well water through UGA laboratory to identify problem 03/22/18 - James Vaughn named 2018 Georgia Farmer of the Year 03/05/18 - Native azaleas are very different from their traditional Southern cousins 02/19/18 - Elizabeth Andress named Postsecondary FACS Teacher of the Year 02/08/18 - Give a rose plant along with cut flowers this Valentine's Day and enjoy roses longer 02/02/18 - Learn to maintain and repair small engine equipment at a class set for UGA-Griffin 01/18/18 - Georgia's supply of sodded turfgrass should meet 2018's demand 01/17/18 - Avian flu found in wild duck; backyard flock owners asked to stay vigilant 01/10/18 - Janet Hollingsworth named director of UGA Extension's Southeast District 11/16/17 - Fried turkeys are moist, but they can cause a fire emergency 11/09/17 - UGA training helps keep landscape, tree care workers safe 10/24/17 - Entomologist Shimat Joseph joins UGA turfgrass research team 10/17/17 - Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council to meet Oct. 30 at UGA-Griffin 10/10/17 - UGA Extension helps start, manage school gardens 10/09/17 - Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue visited with 4-H members for National 4-H Week 10/05/17 - National Science Foundation funds UGA study of coastal economies 10/05/17 - Georgia 4-H celebrates National 4-H Week Oct. 1-7 10/03/17 - Burton 4-H Center's resident sea turtle, Zoe, released on Tybee Island 09/27/17 - New UGA Extension water educators will teach Georgians how to conserve water 09/22/17 - UGA cuts ribbon to officially open turfgrass facilities across the state 09/13/17 - Irma is gone, but she may have left mold behind for Georgia homeowners to tackle 09/13/17 - Sod field day set for Oct. 31, Nov. 1 in Ft. Valley and Perry 09/13/17 - Georgia 4-H'er wins top honor in contest with 128-pound watermelon 09/07/17 - Heed emergency management officials when they advise evacuation 08/31/17 - Fall is the best time to treat for fire ants 08/08/17 - Cindee Sweda fills 20-year gap as local Family and Consumer Sciences Extension agent 07/26/17 - Internationally recognized food microbiologist retires from UGA 07/19/17 - New UGA food scientist keeps food supply safer using computer software 07/13/17 - Traveling kitchen helps county agent bring nutritional lessons to residents 07/11/17 - Get children to eat fruit and vegetables by buying and serving them 06/28/17 - Establishment of more invasive species a concern for UGA experts 06/22/17 - Give plants sun, space and air to prevent garden diseases 06/01/17 - Former UGA ag dean, USDA undersecretary Gale Buchanan pens second book 05/24/17 - Weather and pests can make summer squash a frustrating crop for home gardeners 05/24/17 - UGA researcher identifies healthiest winter squash varieties 05/11/17 - Deng awarded UGA Creative Research Medal for salmonella classification software 05/01/17 - Extension specialist teaches food history of the South with nutrition lessons 04/28/17 - High school students complete one-year mentorship program at UGA-Griffin 04/27/17 - UGARF names Ozias-Akins Distinguished Research Professor 03/30/17 - Free nutrition classes offered across Georgia through UGA's SNAP-Ed program 03/09/17 - Keep backyard chicken flocks safe 03/02/17 - Mickler honored by Georgia Green Industry Association 03/02/17 - Georgia Green Industry Association recognizes industry leaders from UGA with awards 02/22/17 - Native prairie grasses bred as colorful landscape plants, wildlife habitats 02/22/17 - UGA Professor Ron Gitaitis named to Vidalia Onion Hall of Fame 02/02/17 - Georgia Organics conference includes sessions from the industry's best 02/01/17 - New UGA facility in Griffin will help launch new food products 01/27/17 - Lower input prices provide farmers hope for higher profits in 2017 01/26/17 - Small-scale vegetable farming workshop set for Feb. 28 in Griffin 01/19/17 - Winter is the best time to prune summer-flowering shrubs 01/04/17 - History of Rock Eagle 4-H Center chronicled in new book 11/30/16 - UGA food scientists develop nutritious, kid-friendly quail sausage from extra trimmings 11/30/16 - Dairy students learn consulting, networking at Southern Regional Dairy Challenge 11/29/16 - Plan landscape with a long term goal of saving water 11/23/16 - New landscape plants can be installed under water restrictions 10/18/16 - New UGA scientist searches for grasses that can survive drought, heat and other environmental stressors 10/13/16 - As Hurricane Matthew becomes a memory, watch for mold from rain to arrive 10/05/16 - Store food, water for troublesome times 09/29/16 - Georgia 4-H celebrates National 4-H Week Oct. 2-8 09/28/16 - UGA Griffin students lead science experiment for Griffin High School students 09/20/16 - UGA Griffin Campus adds bulldog statue, renovates "Big G" 09/15/16 - Large population of fall armyworms hits Georgia hay fields 09/06/16 - Georgia 4-H members need pop tabs to reach 15-year goal for Ronald McDonald House Charities 08/11/16 - UGA turfgrass research highlighted at Griffin Campus field day 08/09/16 - 'Garden Guru' Norman Winter to write columns for Georgia media 08/04/16 - Master 4-H'ers credit Georgia 4-H for teaching them public speaking, leadership skills 08/01/16 - Francisco Diez is new director of UGA Center for Food Safety 07/21/16 - UGA turfgrass research field day just weeks away 07/21/16 - New generation of researchers helps peach growers and consumers 07/21/16 - UGA scientist Kris Braman named head of university's entomology department 07/12/16 - School gardens on the rise as teachers use them to teach STEM education 06/23/16 - Georgia Department of Agriculture plans Pesticide Collection Day 06/23/16 - Before selling eggs from a backyard flock, you must first know how to candle them 05/12/16 - UGA researchers fight fruit disease with naturally occurring bacteria 05/05/16 - UGA, UF researchers use weather monitors to combat diseases in strawberry fields 03/31/16 - USDA grant funds UGA scientist's work on nanocellulose and digestion 03/24/16 - UGA Extension experts among presenters at Georgia Urban Ag and Outdoor Expo 03/23/16 - Georgia creates guidelines to protect pollinating insects 03/23/16 - UGA Extension pollinator-attracting garden workshop in Fayetteville 03/17/16 - New UGA urban agriculture training coordinator is a landscape architect with a passion for teaching 03/10/16 - A little wildlife knowledge will help determine who's eating landscape plants 03/03/16 - Healthier eating, better tracking results in more produce-related foodborne illness cases 02/19/16 - Sugarcane aphids make growing sorghum difficult for Georgia farmers 02/12/16 - UGA horticulturist among workshop presenters at annual Georgia Organics conference 02/11/16 - Scott Angle, former UGA ag school dean, named to Vidalia® Onion Hall of Fame 02/10/16 - UGA Extension agents use a variety of mobile apps to help farmers manage crops 01/26/16 - Encouraging beef, peanut prices expected in 2016 01/20/16 - New UGA Griffin Campus leader plans to further establish campus in community 12/24/15 - Christmas trees can be recycled into fish habitats, mulch and more 12/22/15 - UGA expert compiles book on sustainable gardening in the Southeast 12/10/15 - Georgia 4-H'ers collect, recycle aluminum to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities 11/30/15 - Wheat breeder Jerry Johnson receives 2015 UGA Inventor's Award 11/19/15 - Gardeners' holiday wish lists often include soil, catalogs and free labor 11/12/15 - Identifying mushrooms is not an easy task, incorrect identification can lead to deadly results 10/29/15 - UGA pest control training facility expands to teach bed bug control and more 10/22/15 - Sod and turfgrass field day set for Ft. Valley 10/16/15 - UGA researchers lead workshop for potential food product developers 09/23/15 - UGA workshop designed for potential new food business owners 09/10/15 - Consumer preferences guide UGA sensory scientist's research 09/03/15 - September field day will cover wildlife control, land management and more 08/27/15 - Visiting scientist conducts research on peanut pathogen at UGA Griffin 08/27/15 - Georgia 4-H, CDC, USDA work together to teach children about animal diseases 08/20/15 - Turner County brothers win top spots in Georgia 4-H Watermelon Growing Contest 08/19/15 - UGA students develop award-winning, bread-free breakfast sandwich 08/18/15 - UGA Extension to host pond management workshop in Canton 08/18/15 - UGA Extension workshops hope to empower women in farming this September 07/24/15 - UGA hosts 10th annual Horse Owner's Seminar in Athens 07/16/15 - South Georgia 4-H agents working to keep children safe on ATV 07/02/15 - Gov. Deal encourages Georgia 4-H'ers to protect Americans' freedoms 06/24/15 - Agroforestry and Wildlife Field Day set for September in Griffin 06/22/15 - Georgia 4-H, city of Pembroke help community earn State Farm grant 06/16/15 - UGA apps bring expert lawn-care advice to mobile devices 06/02/15 - Unmanned drone cameras help UGA scientists document research results 05/21/15 - New law will require trailers have safety chains 05/18/15 - University of Georgia mobile app helps DOT control roadside weeds 05/07/15 - Georgia peach crop looks typical this season, UGA expert says 04/23/15 - UGA Web-based genome tool quickly identifies salmonella bacteria types 04/16/15 - UGA hires director for Food Product Innovation and Commercialization Center 04/15/15 - Learn to attract pollinators at up-coming class in Griffin 04/09/15 - UGA Extension Military Outreach Program summer camps for 2015 04/09/15 - Scientist seeks public's help tracking new stink bug for UGA research 04/03/15 - Military Child Weekend Camp set at Fortson 4-H Center 04/01/15 - UGA Mountain Beef Cattle Field Day 03/24/15 - Start garden plants from seed to save money, add variety 03/19/15 - Georgia 4-H student's project gains ambulance for Ghana community 03/12/15 - Raised bed gardening comes with pros, cons 03/10/15 - If it's too cold for gardening, stay indoors and create a plan 03/06/15 - Mark Harrison receives University of Georgia's Meigs Professorship 02/26/15 - Poultry industry byproduct is valuable natural fertilizer 02/11/15 - Registration underway for 2015 Georgia 4-H summer camp 01/27/15 - UGA expert offers advice for new small-scale farmers 01/15/15 - Ornamental pruning classes set for UGA campus in Griffin 01/15/15 - Landscape business class set for UGA Griffin 01/15/15 - UGA pesticide applicator re-certification classes set 12/30/14 - Take steps to keep mice and rats from coming indoors for the winter 12/18/14 - Georgia 4-H performing arts group seeks donations through GeorgiaFunder website 12/04/14 - Team of UGA agents wins Urban Agriculture Education Award 11/26/14 - Georgia 4-H agent receives national award for work with military youth 11/20/14 - Make sure holiday gift plants are disease and pest free 11/12/14 - Planting fall vegetables in lawns opens door to homegrown food in the city 10/29/14 - Pesticide collection day at Brooks County Extension office Nov. 12 10/16/14 - Asian, American scientists work together for safer food supply 10/07/14 - Scientist touts health benefits of goat meat 10/01/14 - International scientists to share research at October mini-summit in Tifton 09/18/14 - UGA horticulturists to teach backyard orchard workshop 09/18/14 - UGA student tests effectiveness of natural pest repellants 09/10/14 - Divide and transplant spring-flowering bulbs now 09/04/14 - Fall cover crop will boost spring garden soil's nutrient content 09/04/14 - Pest management class for small growers set for UGA Griffin Campus 08/28/14 - State Botanical Garden of Georgia to hold Insect-ival! Family Festival 08/28/14 - Fall armyworms march across Georgia fields and lawns 08/21/14 - Georgia Representative Terry England receives 4-H Green Jacket Award 08/21/14 - Student-planted garden provides produce for Rock Eagle guests 08/14/14 - Poultry, turfgrass pioneers join Georgia Ag Hall of Fame 07/31/14 - Squash vine borers on gardeners' hit list 07/30/14 - Tree care class set for arborists, landscapers 07/30/14 - Georgia 4-H's best compete at 2014 State Congress 07/23/14 - It's not too late to plant homegrown tomatoes 07/17/14 - UGA Extension sets beginning beekeepers class in Madison 07/17/14 - Annual horse owner's seminar set at UGA 07/10/14 - UGA scientist's book helps other researchers interpret meterological data 06/26/14 - UGA Extension Director Beverly Sparks retiring June 30 06/12/14 - UGA Extension volunteer program celebrates 35th anniversary 06/05/14 - Termites are lazy, when they aren't eating wood, UGA researcher says 05/28/14 - New UGA peach specialist listening, learning from Georgia growers 05/22/14 - Kill weeds now before they take over vegetable garden, landscape 05/14/14 - Carpenter bees drill holes, lay eggs in wooden structures 05/14/14 - Onion crop steady despite frigid temperatures, rainy conditions 05/01/14 - Climate change will lengthen growing season, increase pests 04/25/14 - Griffin-based scientist earns UGA's Creative Research Medal 04/23/14 - State budget provides facilities enhancement, construction for UGA turf program 04/22/14 - UGA sets pollinator-attracting container garden workshop in Griffin 04/10/14 - Culpepper, Kemerait named Walter Barnard Hill Award recipients 04/03/14 - UGA beef cattle field day set in Blairsville on April 11 03/21/14 - Small engine maintenance and repair workshop set at UGA Griffin 03/20/14 - UGA Insect Zoo Open House set for April 03/13/14 - From plant selection to repellents and fences, UGA experts share deer control tips 03/12/14 - Plant semi-organically with tips from a University of Georgia expert 03/06/14 - North Georgia lawns may show cold damage this spring 02/27/14 - Athens workshop designed to help new food business owners 02/27/14 - Polar vortex brings unexpected winter storms to Georgia 02/20/14 - Southwest Georgia Beekeepers Club presents bee school 02/18/14 - Sustainable Ag workshop set for Griffin 02/18/14 - Kroger Plus Cards help earn funds for Georgia 4-H program 02/11/14 - Georgia Organics conference includes UGA, other southern college experts 02/06/14 - UGA workshop will help small growers and potential growers 01/30/14 - Profits predicted to be low in 2014 for Georgia row crop farmers 01/23/14 - UGA experts to teach pruning principles in February workshops 01/23/14 - UGA sets pesticide applicator recertification classes for February 01/16/14 - UGA scientist studies septic systems' affect on water quality, quantity 01/13/14 - The Inspired Gardener symposium set at Atlanta Botanical Garden 01/09/14 - Negative degree temperatures recorded across Georgia at UGA weather stations 01/07/14 - Georgia sod inventories low, prices high 12/26/13 - Georgia Organics conference includes university, farm experts 12/19/13 - Workshop series aimed to help gardeners with limitations 12/10/13 - UGA experts say don't use real leaves to mold chocolate ones 12/05/13 - UGA Extension class knits senior citizens together 11/13/13 - EDGE Expo urban agriculture conference set at Gwinnett Civic and Cultural Center 11/07/13 - Annual juried art show set for November at Rock Eagle 4-H Center 11/07/13 - Georgia 4-H museum honors environmental education program founder Diane Davies 10/31/13 - People and pests head indoors for the winter 10/24/13 - UGA mobile apps help professionals, homeowners care for lawns 10/22/13 - Ryles named to National 4-H Hall of Fame 10/16/13 - Autism Answers Conference set on UGA Griffin campus 10/08/13 - UGA researcher studies fire ant genetics to better understand ant's success 09/19/13 - UGA pesticide applicator recertification classes set 09/17/13 - UGA county agent finds new ant species in Georgia 09/12/13 - UGA Extension encourages Georgians to get moving through Walk Georgia program 09/04/13 - Clean gardening tools before storing them for the winter 09/03/13 - Georgia 4-H to fill 8 AmeriCorps positions across the state 08/22/13 - UGA food scientist wins international young researcher award 08/14/13 - UGA study finds electrified water kills foodborne pathogens on beef 08/13/13 - Vegetable growers' workshop set at UGA Griffin campus 08/01/13 - Free UGA class aimed at new home-based business owners 07/25/13 - Will Harris named Georgia Farmer of the Year 07/25/13 - Georgia 4-H honors top students at annual State Congress 07/24/13 - Middle Georgia Hay Field Day set in Lamar County 07/18/13 - Military kids from across the nation come together at Georgia 4-H camp 07/11/13 - UGA professor is distinguished agri-scientist 06/27/13 - UGA food safety expert says never eat a undercooked hamburger 06/05/13 - Researchers work to guarantee Vidalia onions all taste alike 05/30/13 - UGA Extension holding green industry update series this summer 05/29/13 - New state budget funds 17 cabins at Rock Eagle 4-H Center 05/22/13 - Coastal garden sets Father's Day event 05/06/13 - UGA plant produces blueberries up to four times the size of average berries 05/02/13 - Blueberry breeder Scott NeSmith wins UGA Inventor's Award 04/24/13 - Cut down on moisture, debris around your home to help keep termites away 04/23/13 - UGA plans pesticide applicator recertification classes for Albany and Gainesville 04/18/13 - Kudzu bugs wake up, cover houses, pester homeowners 04/11/13 - Nutrient-rich soil is the key to growing prize-winning produce 04/08/13 - UGA class will update professionals on mosquito control 04/01/13 - Raised beds are perfect for small-scale gardens 03/29/13 - UGA Insect Zoo Open House set in Athens 03/28/13 - UGA sets annual beef cattle field day in Blairsville 03/27/13 - Consumer, farmer opinions sought on FDA's proposed new food safety act 03/19/13 - Soil temperatures not ready for summer vegetables yet 03/14/13 - AmeriCorps grants provide workers for Georgia 4-H offices 02/28/13 - Class will cover small engine repair for home landscapers 02/20/13 - UGA college seeks nominees for Georgia Ag Hall of Fame 02/14/13 - Bulldog 100 names several UGA agriculture graduates to 2013 list 02/13/13 - Vegetable growers' workshop set at UGA Griffin campus 01/31/13 - Georgia peanut growers predicted to reduce acreage after 2012 bumper crop 01/24/13 - Plants with resistance help fight winter diseases 01/24/13 - Chuck Bargeron named to Invasive Species Advisory Committee 01/16/13 - Ornamental pruning classes set for UGA campus in Griffin 12/27/12 - UGA scientist tracks kudzu bug back to Japan 12/20/12 - 4-H'ers collect pop tabs, blue jeans and coloring books to learn generosity 12/11/12 - Georgia grown Fraser fir Christmas trees on the horizon 11/29/12 - Grant funds UGA research on salmonella in ready-to-eat foods 11/27/12 - UGA team wins national title in insect knowledge competition 11/13/12 - Landscaping professionals' conference set 11/07/12 - UGA study finds essential-oil blend reduces salmonella contamination 10/31/12 - Georgia pecan crop early but good; prices still low for farmers 10/18/12 - Researcher treats termites, saves university money, reduces pesticide usage 09/27/12 - Art @ The Rock set for November at 4-H Center in Eatonton. 09/27/12 - Conservation workshop kicks off online course 09/20/12 - UGA researchers working toward more water-efficient lawns 09/19/12 - Department of Defense grant funds UGA research into chemical cleanup 09/06/12 - UGA expert to discuss pond management at Sept. 20 field day 08/16/12 - Beekeeper to give introduction to the craft at Sept. 20 field day 08/09/12 - New UGA facility in Griffin will help launch new food products 07/31/12 - Georgia 4-H'ers win top honors at annual state congress 07/25/12 - Georgia-bred turfgrasses may soon blanket Cuban golf courses, resorts 07/17/12 - Turfgrass field day set for August in Griffin 07/16/12 - Agroforestry and Wildlife Field Day slated for Griffin 07/12/12 - Grant funds 16 new 4-H positions in impoverished Georgia counties 06/28/12 - Kudzu vine key to kudzu bug's survival 06/14/12 - One man's weed is another man's flower 06/05/12 - Backyard hobby greenhouses are the dream of many home gardeners 05/31/12 - 2013 state budget funds seven new cabins at Rock Eagle 4-H Center 05/24/12 - Roasted crickets can be gourmet or life-sustaining food 05/09/12 - NSF grant will help scientists uncover hidden soybean genes 05/03/12 - UGA horticulturist to present virtual tour of Canadian gardens 04/26/12 - Tiny wasp may hold key to controlling kudzu bug 04/26/12 - Save money by growing vegetable plants from seeds 04/20/12 - Georgia 4-H alum Jennifer Nettles awarded National 4-H Council Medallion 04/12/12 - Art session set at Rock Eagle 4-H Center 04/10/12 - UGA food scientist Casimir Akoh awarded two top professional honors 04/05/12 - Latin Americans turn to UGA researchers for kudzu bug knowledge 04/05/12 - Organic gardening workshop set at UGA campus in Griffin 03/28/12 - 4-H'ers learn engineering and teamwork by building robots 03/22/12 - UGA Insect Zoo will host roach races, serve cricket cookies 03/22/12 - Learn to propagate plants at UGA workshop in Griffin 03/15/12 - Garden expo set in Gainesville 03/15/12 - Free training offered for land conservation planning professionals 03/08/12 - Beef cattle field day set at UGA center in Blairsville 02/16/12 - Protect homegrown tomatoes by scouting for pests 01/30/12 - Georgia ag forecast predicts good year for peanut, pecan growers 01/26/12 - Pruning classes set for UGA garden in Griffin 01/19/12 - Allan Armitage to lead virtual tour of Ireland gardens at State Botanical Garden 01/18/12 - UGA hosts Southeast Hay Convention 01/14/12 - Georgia 4-H awards 34 free computers 01/14/12 - Annual J.W. Fanning Lecture slated at UGA 01/05/12 - Ag Forecast events set across Georgia in January 12/21/11 - UGA ag school develops 10-year plan 12/12/11 - Spalding 4-H Mounted Drill Team wins national title 12/08/11 - Timers, slow cookers and LED lights are holiday energy savers 12/07/11 - UGA training helps former homeless men prepare for jobs 11/30/11 - 4-H'ers collect pop tabs, raise $63,000 for Ronald McDonald Houses 11/17/11 - Georgia sod inventories low, prices up 11/16/11 - Caulk doors, windows to keep kudzu bugs at bay 11/14/11 - Georgia 4-H offers free training to metro youth organizations 11/09/11 - Hike and campfire event set at Rock Eagle 4-H Center 11/09/11 - Use care when frying a turkey 11/02/11 - Urban farm project to bring locally grown food downtown 10/26/11 - Landscape color workshop set on UGA campus in Griffin 10/20/11 - Rodgers named to National 4-H Hall of Fame 10/20/11 - Dole, Georgia Lt. Gov. and 4-H join forces to make school meals healthier 10/19/11 - Mushroom gardening class slated 10/06/11 - Cemeteries tour set by Rock Eagle 4-H Center 10/05/11 - UGA presents D.W. Brooks Awards to agriculture faculty 09/29/11 - Georgia 4-H: More than club meetings and camp 09/29/11 - Bacon County 4-H'er gives back to her community 09/20/11 - For safety sake, clean cantaloupe rinds before slicing melon 09/20/11 - Landscape business owners workshop 09/15/11 - Art at the Rock set at Rock Eagle 4-H Center 09/08/11 - UGA agents deliver free vegetables to Atlanta 'food deserts' 09/01/11 - Clean garden tools well before storing them away 09/01/11 - D.W. Brooks Lecture set for Oct. 4 at UGA 08/25/11 - Kudzu bug spreads across Southern states 08/04/11 - UGA, others granted $25 million to study foodborne viruses 08/01/11 - Parsons named CAES assistant director of college advancement 07/28/11 - Sports, energy drinks not for children and teens 07/28/11 - Master 4-H'ers named at Georgia State 4-H Congress 07/21/11 - Georgia 4-H camp hosts military kids from across the nation 07/14/11 - UGA researcher wins Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation Agriscience Award 07/07/11 - UGA scientists tackle foodborne pathogens on beef 07/05/11 - Lake ecology lesson set at Rock Eagle 4-H Center 06/23/11 - Protect yourself when posting information to social network sites 06/22/11 - Georgia 4-H rooted in academics 06/16/11 - Consumers stretch food dollars, preserve more produce 06/09/11 - Drought drives Argentine ants indoors 05/26/11 - Homeless find solace in mission's garden 05/19/11 - It's blueberry pickin' time in Georgia 05/12/11 - Ga. history museum wants your alien-sounding bugs 05/05/11 - North American Agroforestry Conference set for June 05/05/11 - Saturday at The Rock set 05/05/11 - Landscape professionals workshop set at UGA 04/13/11 - Nation's military teens head to Georgia 4-H camp 03/31/11 - Insect mines its way through Gerbera daisies, grower profits 03/31/11 - UGA Beef Cattle Field Day set for Blairsville 03/24/11 - Peanuts join red wine, blueberries as power food 03/08/11 - UGA Extension challenges Georgians to save 40 gallons of water each day 03/01/11 - Landscape management workshop set for April 1 in Griffin 02/24/11 - Recycle stormwater through rain gardens 02/16/11 - Salmonella lower on organic poultry farms 02/15/11 - Gardening class set for UGA Griffin campus 02/07/11 - Saturday at Rock Eagle events kick off 02/02/11 - Pruning class set at UGA garden in Griffin 02/02/11 - UGA scientists develop new sprout-sanitizing treatment 01/27/11 - Be safe eating homemade gifts 01/13/11 - Baile, Doyle named AAAS Fellows 01/12/11 - Shop online without losing your identity 12/29/10 - People, mice head indoors for winter 12/16/10 - Backyard fruit brings local food initiative home 12/14/10 - BB guns should come with target sport training 12/02/10 - Georgia-grown Fraser fir Christmas trees on the horizon 11/18/10 - Bring springtime inside this winter through flowering bulbs 11/11/10 - Georgia gardeners offer tips on holiday gifts 11/11/10 - Commercial landscaping course set 11/04/10 - Bed bugs make a comeback in the U.S. 10/21/10 - Georgia man's death confirms presence of Africanized honeybees 10/14/10 - Disease threatens gladiolus fresh cut market 10/06/10 - Blue Suede blueberry perfect for home gardens 09/29/10 - Fall is pumpkin time and spider time 09/23/10 - DuVall, Ragan named to Georgia Ag Hall of Fame 09/16/10 - One year later, kudzu bug spreads across the state 09/09/10 - Best tropical plants covered at Atlanta seminar 09/09/10 - Hall County to host fall garden expo 09/02/10 - 4-H: Not just camp and club meetings 08/26/10 - Operation Military Kids camp teaches coping skills 08/19/10 - Clean, oil and sharpen garden tools before storing for the winter. 08/12/10 - Precaution and preparation prevent heat stress, stroke 08/12/10 - Adult day set at Rock Eagle 4-H Center 07/29/10 - UGA hand sanitizer could cut down on cruise ship illnesses 07/20/10 - Creating a budget-friendly water garden 07/15/10 - Pest control is more than just spraying chemicals 07/08/10 - Drying is another option for storing fruits, vegetables 06/29/10 - UGA Turfgrass Field Day set for Aug. 4 06/24/10 - Water restrictions loosened in Georgia 06/17/10 - Cell phone usage at school not all bad, must be monitored 06/17/10 - Manual removal key to getting rid of head lice 06/17/10 - Head lice love students, parents, teachers best 06/17/10 - Leave kids at home when shopping for school supplies 06/10/10 - Scientist links African HIV, cancer to diet 06/02/10 - Adult day set for June 19 at Rock Eagle 05/25/10 - Farmers benefit from science-based virtual farming software 05/18/10 - Tomato tree? 05/13/10 - Operation Military Kids camp set for July 04/22/10 - Closing weather station would take away valuable decision-making tool 04/22/10 - Fayette Master Gardeners plan annual plant sale 04/22/10 - Gardening expo set by mountain gardeners 04/15/10 - Trick to tasty tomatoes, the variety 04/15/10 - Better tomatoes start with good growing practices 04/07/10 - Golfers tee up at Southeast's best courses, fund turfgrass research 04/01/10 - UGA Beef Cattle Field Day slated 03/18/10 - Gardening 101 class set at botanical garden 03/15/10 - Growers' opinions sought at meeting 03/15/10 - New food business workshop set 03/11/10 - Students become Georgia's first virtual 4-H'ers 03/04/10 - Georgia 4-H plans free camp for military families 03/04/10 - Georgia 4-H offers free camps for military children 02/25/10 - So. Appalachian landscape seminar set 02/25/10 - Native plant and wildflower symposium set 02/25/10 - Taking the guesswork out of crop variety decisions 02/18/10 - Mulch plants, but not too much 02/08/10 - Learn from Georgia gardening expert 02/04/10 - Imported food numbers on the rise 01/29/10 - Bamboo grooming day 01/29/10 - Camp EcoAdventure set 01/28/10 - Pruning class set 01/14/10 - Georgia Ag Hall of Fame nominees sought 01/14/10 - Mushroom gardening new backyard craze 01/07/10 - Powerless appliances lose helpfulness quickly 12/10/09 - High winds leave downed trees, limbs 12/03/09 - Imported foods cause for concern 12/01/09 - Chinese develop taste for U.S. pecans 12/01/09 - Read the fine print on gift cards first 11/05/09 - Kudzu-eating pest found in northeast Georgia 11/04/09 - Turfgrass institute set for December 10/22/09 - Georgia's organic produce acreage is growing 10/08/09 - 2009 D.W. Brooks Awards announced 10/01/09 - Georgia Agriculture Hall of Fame 09/24/09 - Water-logged lawns 09/17/09 - Control leaf eaters 09/10/09 - Ban winter rodents from your home 09/10/09 - Rid your home of rodents 09/03/09 - Tool storage time 08/27/09 - Managing land and wildlife 08/13/09 - Recycling keeps line away from turtles and fish 07/30/09 - Electrified water packs powerful health punch 07/23/09 - Tax-free days around the corner 07/16/09 - Beetles and caterpillars love cannas 07/07/09 - 4-H helps students improve writing test scores 07/07/09 - Shop during the tax-free holiday 07/02/09 - Clean produce before enjoying 06/25/09 - Apply proper fertilizer for large fruit, not plant 06/18/09 - Miracle gardening products most likely aren’t 06/11/09 - Free information on 600 topics 06/04/09 - Student-grown watermelons, pumpkins to be judged 05/28/09 - Radish oil for biodiesel 05/21/09 - Predicting crop outcomes 04/30/09 - Track Georgia's precipitation 04/23/09 - Plant doctors identify diseases 04/09/09 - Street vendors inspire new UGA bean patty 04/02/09 - Georgia is world's best at warm-season turf 03/26/09 - Online training easily accessible 03/25/09 - Beef cattle field day set for April 15 03/19/09 - Environmentally friendly agriculture 03/12/09 - Strawberries strong enough to withstand cold 03/05/09 - Real-world learning 02/26/09 - Homegrown vegetables inexpensive and tasty 02/19/09 - Brown recluse spider isn’t typically a Southerner 02/19/09 - Prepare now for bad weather 02/12/09 - 2009 Georgia County Guide available 02/05/09 - Fighting reveals lack of genetic connection 01/22/09 - Agriculture innovation one of six state centers 01/21/09 - Georgia 4-H publishes history book 01/14/09 - Study identifies best air-purifying plants 01/07/09 - Students get free PCs 12/18/08 - New dining hall dedicated 12/11/08 - Fuel from fat 12/04/08 - BB gun safety 11/25/08 - Program helps farmers be earth-friendly 11/20/08 - Turfgrass Institute set for December 10-11 11/13/08 - Gifts for the gardener on your list 11/11/08 - Young gardeners grow paramount pumpkins 10/30/08 - Fay damages crops in 31 Georgia counties 10/23/08 - Farmers forced to leave tomatoes in fields 10/16/08 - Today's pumpkins not just basketballs 10/06/08 - UGA honors faculty with D.W. Brooks awards 10/02/08 - West Nile numbers down, carriers thriving 09/25/08 - Know wild mushrooms before eating them 09/18/08 - Agritourism 101 09/03/08 - Pretty pest causes ugly damage 08/28/08 - Chemical control choice the key 08/21/08 - Drought reduces insect, disease pressure 08/14/08 - Fall garden packet 2008 08/13/08 - Time to plant Southern favorite 08/07/08 - UGA Turfgrass Field Day set for Aug. 20 08/07/08 - 'Dish' garden is functional, recycled art 07/31/08 - Fall brings workshop series to Griffin 01/03/08 - Pay bills now to avoid paying more later 08/09/07 - Imported foods cause for concern 06/28/07 - Classes focus on choices, options 02/15/07 - Salmonella outbreak tracked back to Georgia plant 09/30/04 - Hurricane highlights documented 03/10/04 - Annoying masses of lady beetles bugging Georgians 12/05/02 - Weather stations provide much more than rain data 10/03/02 - Nix ticks by treating your skin, clothes 10/03/02 - Guard against ticks -- Lyme disease serious, too