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Georgia farmer Relinda Walker displays organic peanuts on her farm. CAES News
Tougher peanuts
University of Georgia researchers studying organic peanut production and researchers with the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service have found ways to reduce the amount of fertilizer and pesticides used in traditional peanut farming operations.
Athens, Ga., was blanketed in snow and then ice, much like the rest of north Georgia, on Jan. 9, 2011. The aftermath left homeowners and agribusinesses alike trying to dig out of the storm. CAES News
Winter storms
Severe winter weather struck Georgia last week. The dangerous mix of snow and ice that locked down much of the middle and northern parts of the state brought unusual winter worries to farmers in those regions.
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Cold crops
In recent weeks, bitter cold fronts have blasted the Deep South, wreaking havoc on home water pipes and icing roads. But for Georgia crops, the weather isn’t so bad, at least for now.
Sweet Vidalia onions in a basket at a roadside stand in Tattnall County, Ga. CAES News
Vidalia Onion crop hits market
After a soggy winter, spring and start to harvest, Georgia’s famous Vidalia Onion crop is hitting markets and looking good, according to a University of Georgia onion expert.
Vidalia Onions are planted in Candler County Nov. 1, 2005. CAES News
Soggy onions
Georgia Vidalia Onion growers are ready for Mother Nature to turn off the tap. Record rainfall has dampened their crop, prevented them from getting into fields to take care of it and put it behind in development, says a University of Georgia onion expert.
Blueberries sit in baskets at the UGA organic research farm. Photo taken July 23, 2008 in Watkinsville, Ga. CAES News
Rotten fuel
University of Georgia researcher Gary Hawkins looks at rotting fruits and vegetables differently than most people. Where they may see useless balls of moldy fuzz, he sees fuel.
Sweet Vidalia onions in a basket at a roadside stand in Tattnall County, Ga. CAES News
Onion grant
The Vidalia onion is Georgia’s official state vegetable and No. 1 fresh vegetable crop. Like any major crop, it has its fair share of problems – ones University of Georgia researchers want to fix.
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Too wet, cold
Torrential rains have flooded fields and freezing temperatures have shocked plants, turning spring into a roller-coaster weather ride for Georgia farmers.