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4-H'ers listen to planting instructions from a Master Gardener at the new GROWL Fulton County Demonstration and Teaching Garden located at the Camp Fulton-Truitt office in College Park, Georgia. CAES News
Prepare for your spring vegetable garden now
You may still be scraping frost off your windshield in the early morning this time of the year, but it is not too early to begin planning your spring vegetable garden. Completing a few essential steps will ensure that you will have success in your garden when warmer spring temperatures arrive.
Flower bouquets are a popular gift choice, especially around Valentine's Day. CAES News
UGA study finds that age plays a major role in flower purchases
Valentine's Day is a popular day to give — and receive — a bouquet of flowers. But a recent consumer study from University of Georgia researchers finds that not all gift givers want the same things when it comes to botanical purchases.
Marc Van Iersel among turnip plants in a grow room at his greenhouses. (Photo by Andrew Davis Tucker/UGA) CAES News
‘Smart’ greenhouses could slash electricity costs
A new, internet-connected lighting system for greenhouses could sharply reduce a farmer’s electrical bill, according to a study by University of Georgia researchers.
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Rising input costs expected to level out in 2022
The lingering effects of the global pandemic continue to ripple through Georgia, with persistent supply chain issues and inflation affecting bottom lines. But a strong overall economic outlook and confident consumer spending signal recovery in 2022, according to University of Georgia agricultural economists at the 2022 Georgia Ag Forecast.
Angelos Deltsidis is an assistant professor with the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' horticulture department. (Photo by Dorothy Kozlowski/UGA) CAES News
Assistant professor uses ag tech to increase accessibility, reduce waste
When Angelos Deltsidis isn’t in the lab or in the field, he can usually be found on the road or trail, putting in miles on a long run through nature. But his runs aren’t simply spent enjoying the greenery—he is also focusing on what the plants produce, how they do it and gathering research ideas. He is finding inspiration.
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Third round of Presidential Interdisciplinary Seed Grants awarded
Eleven grants totaling $1.5 million were awarded in November 2021 to recipients of the third round of Presidential Interdisciplinary Seed Grants. Overall the awards went to faculty from 13 UGA departments, centers, programs, schools and colleges.