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Corn and rye residue, part of a conservation tillage system on Barry Martin's farm in Hawkinsville, Georgia. CAES News
Conservation Tillage Conference
Sustaining agriculture’s future through conservation practices will be the focus of an upcoming workshop in Lyons, Ga. on Thursday, Feb. 13.
Corn and rye residue, part of a conservation tillage system on Barry Martin's farm in Hawkinsville, Georgia. CAES News
Conservation Tillage Conference
Sustaining agriculture’s future through conservation practices will be the focus of an upcoming workshop in Lyons, Ga. on Thursday, Feb. 13.
Phillip Roberts, Extension entomologist with the University of Georgia Tifton Campus, searches a soybean plant at a field in Midville for kudzu bugs. CAES News
Kudzu Bug
Kudzu bugs may be native to Asia, but they’re a major problem in Georgia —particularly for soybean farmers.
Guy Collins, an Extension cotton agronomist with the University of Georgia-Tifton campus, talks about cotton to producers and consultants at the Southeast Georgia Research and Education Center Field Day in Midville on Aug. 14. CAES News
Midville field day
University of Georgia revealed its latest research on cotton, soybeans, corn and other southeast Georgia crops at the annual Southeast Georgia Research and Education Center Field Day held in Midville Aug. 14.
Target spot on cotton CAES News
Soggy fields
Rain may be a good thing, but too much of a good thing can become a problem for Georgia farmers.
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Breeding resilience
Corn, wheat, rice and other modern cereals have been bred over the past centuries to produce as much grain as possible. However, to feed a growing population, plant breeders may have to coax out the raw survival traits of older and locally adapted plant varieties.
Soybeans grow on a plant at a UGA lab in Athens. Soybean farmers will soon have a smart phone app to help know when to irrigate their crop. CAES News
Boerma honored
Roger Boerma, former professor of crop and soil sciences at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and current executive director of Georgia Seed Development, recently received the 2013 NAPB Plant Breeding Impact Award from the National Association of Plant Breeders and the Plant Breeding Coordinating Committee.
Corn tassels stretch toward the sun in a Spalding County, Ga., garden. CAES News
Organic grain production
There are about 1 million acres of certified organic grain and oil seed fields in the United States, but not many in Georgia. The growing demand for organic grains and seed oils in the southeast could change that. With several new potential mills that can handle organic grain coming on line in Georgia, there are new opportunities to enter this growing market.
Kudzu bug CAES News
Kudzu bug control
Kudzu bugs have awakened from their winter slumber and can be found alighting on just about anything white or light-colored, from small cars to large trucks and homes to commercial buildings. University of Georgia experts say controlling this new pest isn’t as easy as spraying a pesticide.