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Growers benefit from virtual farming software
Farmville and Farmtown computer programs let people pretend to be farmers. A program developed by university
Georgia weather stations are valuable tools
Farmers rely on the most up-to-date local weather information to make the best decisions on when to plant or make other
Variety selection key to successful farming
Selecting the best crop variety to plant can determine whether or not farmers make a profit. One wrong selection can
China huge market for Georgia pecans 2
As the holiday season kicks into high gear, many American home bakers will be looking for Georgia pecans to add to
Bug found in Georgia a threat to soybeans?
Researchers from the University of Georgia and Dow AgroSciences have identified a kudzu-eating pest in northeast
Georgia growers filling organic niche market
Of the more than 170,000 acres of Georgia farmland devoted to growing vegetables, only 3,000 acres are dedicated to
Georgia honors Beggs, Crawford
Wallace Beggs and Johnny Crawford, two pioneers in Georgia agriculture, were inducted into the Georgia Agricultural
Georgia looking at radish oil for biofuel market
Corn and soybeans are excellent crops for use in ethanol and biodiesel production, but chickens, cows and people like
Crop modeling may help increase crop yields
Top agricultural scientists from across the United States met in Georgia this month to discuss ways to help farmers
Peanuts included in high protein snacks
Soybeans are the typical replacement for ground meat in patties. But patties made with black-eyed peas and peanuts
Volunteers track Georgia's precipitation
University of Georgia Professor Mark Eiteman’s morning ritual begins at 6:45 each day. He brushes his teeth, makes a
Georgia center helping growers, industry
All business owners would appreciate a little extra help, especially in these hard economic times. Georgia
Old grease makes inexpensive, yet risky fuel
When the cost of diesel skyrocketed to more than $4 a gallon, Travis Sweat fought back. Using knowledge from the
Georgia growers sharing conservation ideas
Vann and Tabatha Wooten work hard to grow crops in environmentally friendly ways that conserve the resources on their
Fay proved costly to Georgia growers
Tropical Storm Fay brought much needed rainfall to Georgia in late August, but it caused $159 million in damage to
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