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PMIL Assistant Director Jamie Rhoads and Director Dave Hoisington inspect peanuts during a 2014 trip to Haiti. CAES News
PMIL in Haiti
The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Peanut Productivity and Mycotoxin Control (Peanut and Mycotoxin Innovation Lab or PMIL) at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will be touring peanut farms and processing facilities in Haiti this month and hosting a mycotoxin research workshop.
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Faculty Travel Grants
In an effort to increase international collaboration on research and outreach projects, the Office of Global Programs at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has awarded its 2015 international travel grants for college faculty.
Pictured is a dry land peanut field in east Tift County on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. CAES News
Peanut Planting
Unusually warm weather conditions and high soil temperatures have Georgia farmers itching to plant peanuts, but University of Georgia peanut agronomist Scott Monfort cautions peanut producers to hold off until the end of April or beginning of May.
This picture shows tomato spotted wilt virus damage in peanuts in 2011. CAES News
TSWV Research
A University of Georgia entomologist is searching for a way to control tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) by studying thrips – the insect that carries the disease.
Pictured is a tent-like structure used as shading for bell pepper research on the UGA Tifton Campus. CAES News
Bell Pepper Shading
University of Georgia horticulturist Juan Carlos Diaz-Perez has found that covering bell peppers with shading nets increases yields, extends the growing season and makes for more attractive fruit.
Assistant Professor of Horticulture Suzanne O'Connell leads a tour of her organic production high tunnels at the Durham Horticulture Farm as part of the 2015 Georgia Organics Conference, Feb. 20-21. CAES News
Sustainable Agriculture
Pioneers in sustainable agriculture, backyard gardeners and urban homesteaders gathered in Athens this month to share knowledge gathered over years of working the land and to learn new skills from researchers at the University of Georgia.
The annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show was held Jan. 15 at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. CAES News
Peanut Farm Show
Planting season is still three to four months away, but this year’s peanut crop is already on the minds of Georgia farmers. There are many questions left to answer.
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Borlaug Fellows
As part of the Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program, two visiting researchers are working to ensure the safety the peanut crop in Africa with the help of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
There were almost 800,000 acres of peanuts grown in Georgia in 2015. CAES News
Peanut Farm Show
The University of Georgia Tifton Campus will become the center for all things peanut for growers and industry personnel on Thursday, Jan. 15, when the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center hosts the annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show.