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Phenoxy herbicide damage to a willow oak tree. CAES News
Herbicide Labels
An herbicide designed to kill weeds in turfgrass can also kill neighboring trees and shrubs.
Ryegrass forage gets harvested the first of what could be three to four times. CAES News
Nitrogen Deficiency
In light of recent wet weather, nitrogen deficiency problems have shown up in some small grains and ryegrass fields.
University of Georgia scientists on the Griffin campus are studying ways to plan fall vegetables directly into turfgrass lawns. The researchers hope to find a way to help suburbanites plant vegetables gardens and enjoy their lawns. CAES News
Lawn Gardens
A team of University of Georgia researchers is studying the use of home lawns as garden plots. If successful, suburbanites with warm-season lawns could plant fall vegetables on top of their turfgrass lawns.
Fall armyworm on a blade of grass CAES News
Fall Armyworms
Eighty-one-year-old James Cobb finds mowing, raking and baling hay relaxing. Finding his fields infested with tiny armyworms has the opposite effect.
Georgia Ag Hall of Fame 2014 inductees - Herb Bennett (left) and Ben Copeland. CAES News
Georgia Ag Hall of Fame
Herb Bennett and Ben Copeland, two pioneers in Georgia agriculture, will be inducted into the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame during a ceremony set for Sept. 19 at the Classic Center in Athens. The hall of fame is a program of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
UGA-licensed TifGrand installed at Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil — one of three World Cup stadiums to use the turf this year. TifGrand was bred by UGA/USDA-ARS plant breeder Wayne Hanna and UGA Entomologist Kris Braman. CAES News
World Cup Turf
When the world’s best soccer players make their way onto the world stage next week, chances are they’ll once again be playing on a University of Georgia-bred turfgrass.
Artist rendering of UGA Griffin Campus Turfgrass Facility CAES News
Turfgrass Funding
For decades, University of Georgia scientists have conducted state-of-the-art turfgrass research. Today’s researchers still work in the same labs where modern turfgrass science started in the 1950s. Those legacy labs and greenhouses will soon get much-needed renovations. Georgia’s FY015 budget includes $11.5 million for the improvement of the University of Georgia’s turfgrass teaching, research and Extension facilities across the state.
UGA President Jere Morehead speaks to UGA faculty, staff and students during his visit to the UGA Tifton campus on Wednesday at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. CAES News
UGA President
University of Georgia President Jere Morehead visited UGA’s Tifton campus for the first time on Wednesday as part of his effort to learn more about the campus and the agriculture industry in Georgia.
UGA turfgrass breeder Brian Schwartz (right) examines research plots during the turfgrass conference held in 2013. CAES News
Turfgrass Conference
The world-class turfgrass research program at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus will be under the microscope during an annual conference set for April 29.