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  1. Palmer Amaranth Glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth has cost Georgia ...Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Georgia Faces

    Concerns over low cotton prices and high treatment costs have University of Georgia Extension weed scientist Stanley Culpepper fearing Georgia farmers might be tempted to become conservative in their fight against glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth. One of the numerous weed scientists speaking at the annual meeting of the Southern Weed Science Society in Savannah this week, Culpepper is encouraging producers during winter meetings to resist that temptation.

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    17 hrs ago | Georgia Faces

    Concerns over low cotton prices and high treatment costs have University of Georgia Extension weed scientist Stanley Culpepper fearing Georgia farmers might be tempted to become conservative in their fight against glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth. One of the numerous weed scientists speaking at the annual meeting of the Southern Weed Science Society in Savannah this week, Culpepper is encouraging producers during winter meetings to resist that temptation.

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  3. Muscadine Variety UGA horticulturist Patrick Conner hopes to improve...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Georgia Faces

    The new University of Georgia muscadine is golden and ripens early, making it an attractive choice for consumers and Georgia farmers. Released by UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences horticulturist Patrick Conner, the 'Hall' variety tastes sweet, can be picked early and easily and produces an attractive color that consumers in the Southeast prefer.

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  4. Ag Forecast Tift County's Ag Forecast event draws more than 200...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Georgia Faces

    One of the state's leading counties in row crop production received bleak news about commodity prices during a 2015 Georgia Ag Forecast event held Thursday, Jan. 22. More than 200 regional farmers and industry personnel gathered at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center for the event, presented by the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in order to provide farmers a glimpse of what to expect this year from the state's No. 1 industry.

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  5. Peanut Farm Show Increased acreage, low peanut prices factoring into...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Georgia Faces

    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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    Tuesday Jan 13 | Georgia Faces

    Pictured are in-line feeders delivered by AgrAbility to a farmer in Fitzgerald. Image credit: Glen Rains/UGA.

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  7. AgrAbility Program AgrAbility aids physically disabled farmers,...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Georgia Faces

    Pictured are in-line feeders delivered by AgrAbility to a farmer in Fitzgerald. Image credit: Glen Rains/UGA.

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  8. Georgia Pecans Mother Nature impacts state's pecan production Published January 12, 2015Read the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | Georgia Faces

    Too much, and then too little, rain left Georgia pecan growers with smaller and, sometimes, empty nuts this season. The small size of pecans in the crop this year is expected to significantly impact the state's overall production.

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  9. Watermelon Variety TestingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Georgia Faces

    Research by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences could help Georgia's watermelon growers produce sweeter results. UGA vegetable horticulturalist Tim Coolong conducts variety trial testing on watermelons as part of his work on the UGA Tifton Campus.

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  10. Watermelon Variety Testing UGA's Tim Coolong speaks at Southeast...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Georgia Faces

    Research by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences could help Georgia's watermelon growers produce sweeter results. UGA vegetable horticulturalist Tim Coolong conducts variety trial testing on watermelons as part of his work on the UGA Tifton Campus.

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  11. Ag Forecast: Peanuts UGA ag economists to speak at annual seminar...Read the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | Georgia Faces

    University of Georgia agricultural experts will give a forecast of agriculture in the coming year at a series of events set across the state in January. The new year looks bright for Georgia livestock producers, but not for many row crop farmers.

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  12. Office of Global Programs Faculty and student travel builds...Read the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | Georgia Faces

    As the faculty and students of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences look back on 2014, one thing that may stand out is the number of days they spent traveling. Whether working and studying at the college, or traveling to work and study with their colleagues around the globe, the study of agriculture is becoming an international endeavor for CAES faculty and staff.

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  13. Specialized Academic CoursesRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Georgia Faces

    Pictured is George Vellidis in one of his introductory precision ag classes from previous years on the UGA Tifton Campus. Image credit: George Vellidis/UGA.

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  14. Specialized Academic Courses Specialized courses necessary to meet...Read the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Georgia Faces

    Pictured is George Vellidis in one of his introductory precision ag classes from previous years on the UGA Tifton Campus. Image credit: George Vellidis/UGA.

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    Dec 16, 2014 | Georgia Faces

    Peanuts will be a hot topic in Tifton on Jan. 15 at the annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show. Image credit: Brad Haire/UGA CAES.

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  16. Graduate Student Studies Overseas Camden Lowrance designs wireless...Read the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Georgia Faces

    Camden Lowrance, right, is pictured with his father during Lowrence's visit to Greece. Image credit: Camden Lowrance.

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  17. Black Shank Disease UGA plant pathologist says April rains...Read the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Georgia Faces

    Pictured is a tobacco field in Coffee County that was affected by black shank disease. Image credit: Paul Bertrand/UGA.

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  18. Peanut Farm Show Uga Caes economists, pathologists and entomologists...Read the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Georgia Faces

    Peanuts will be a hot topic in Tifton on Jan. 15 at the annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show. Image credit: Brad Haire/UGA CAES.

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  19. Sustainable Aquaponics System constructed to demonstrate how to feed...Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Georgia Faces

    University of Georgia Tifton Campus student Amanda Miller is educating her community about sustainability through aquaponics one homegrown meal at a time. Miller constructed an aquaponics system to demonstrate that such a system, based in the home, could feed a small family.

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  20. Nighttime/Early Morning Spraying Conditions during nighttime, early...Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Georgia Faces

    Nighttime spraying is recommended by UGA plant pathologists in treating peanuts for white mold disease. Image credit: Tim Brenneman/UGA.

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