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Suspected 2,4-D herbicide damage on tomato. CAES News
Tomatoes susceptible to herbicides for turf and pastures
Home gardeners often inadvertently and unknowingly damage their vegetables with herbicides.
Fresh vegetables at a vendor stand at the Athens Farmers Market in Athens, Ga. CAES News
Farmers Market Safety
Buying locally grown produce at the farmers market is a great way to ensure your family is getting the freshest food possible, but it doesn’t guarantee that the produce is safer. Just like any food, locally grown food must be handled safely on the farm and in the markets to make sure it is safe when it lands on the diner table.
Squash vine borer larva inside squash vine. CAES News
Tips and tricks to beating the squash vine borer
You can have tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers galore; but no backyard garden is complete without summer squash.
Fresh vegetables at a vendor stand at the Athens Farmers Market in Athens, Ga. CAES News
Insects at the farmers market shouldn't bug you out.
Farmers markets offer the best of local, fresh produce throughout Georgia. But all those mouth-watering vegetables straight from the field sometimes come with slimy little surprises — bugs.
Advancing Georgia's Leaders in Agriculture CAES News
Advancing Georgia's Leaders in Agriculture
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is now accepting applications for the inaugural class of the Advancing Georgia’s Leaders in Agriculture program.
Erico Rolim de Mattos in his lab at the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. CAES News
Growing more on less land
University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental doctoral student Erico Rolim de Mattos envisions a world where exploding human populations, global climate change and land overdevelopment has rendered mankind incapable of producing enough food to sustain humanity. This scenario is a very real possibility, and it has captured the minds of specialists from organizations like NASA and the United Nations.
Eddy-Jean Etienne working in the Agricultural & Environmental Services Lab in Athens. CAES News
High-tech help for Haiti's farmers
Haitian farmers have toiled for more than a century to grow crops in the nation’s notoriously ravaged farmlands. A new soil-testing lab, scheduled to open in June, should help farmers in Haiti improve their yields.
Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education program CAES News
SARE grants
Do you have a great idea for a project that combines sustainable agriculture and your community but no money to ahead? Apply for funding through the Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education Sustainable Community Innovation Grant program.
Steve Brown is the assistant dean for University of Georgia Cooperative Extension with the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. CAES News
Sustainable ag?
Ok, I admit it. The “sustainability” movement in agriculture makes me uncomfortable at times. I bet most seasoned ag folks out there understand what I’m talking about.
A garden hoe lies in a pile of fresh compost. CAES News
Compost clues
Recycling paper and bottles is good for the planet. Recycling food waste into compost is good for your garden, saves water and makes your plants happier, according to a University of Georgia expert.