Stephanie Schupska

Extension agents provide practical research
University of Georgia research isn’t done just by professors in laboratories in Athens, Ga. It’s also conducted in
Food to fuel: Another unique approach
University of Georgia researcher Gary Hawkins looks at rotting fruits and vegetables differently than most
Grant to boost Vidalia onions
The Vidalia onion is Georgia’s official state vegetable and No. 1 fresh vegetable crop. Like any major crop, it has
USDA introducing families to their farmers
Kathleen Merrigan believes all families should know where their food comes from. To do that, they must first know
Preventing food losses part of solution
Worldwide, 25 percent of food — and in some case 50 percent — never reaches consumers because it spoils or is
Taste tests help improve blueberries
Most consumers agree that crispness and sweetness are the two most important things they want in a tasty
Ornamental grass promising for biofuel
When it comes to growing crops to make into biofuels, the talk usually centers on corn or switchgrass. But in the
Georgia dairies cut costs, protect environment
For two years, milk sold for record prices, and then the bottom dropped out along with the economy. But feed and
Uncertainty shadows 2009 ag outlook
University of Georgia economic experts at the 2009 Ag Forecast in Gainesville, Ga., used no flattering words to
Sorghum playing bigger biofuels role
Southerners may best know sorghum as sweet, biscuit-topping syrup. But the small grain’s uses range from a dependable,
Can Georgia develop viable banana industry?
Americans eat $1.1 billion worth of bananas each year, or as much as 33 pounds per person. Almost all of it comes from
Better soybeans goal of research project
For millennia, people have grown soybeans and turned them into useful products like oil and livestock feed. But when
Blueberries becoming big business in Georgia 1
Blueberries are becoming big business in Georgia. University of Georgia experts plan to use a $1.7 million U.S.
Georgia offering veterinary incentive program 1
Dogs, cats and pocket pets like hamsters, gerbils and lizards aren’t the only animals that get sick and need a trip to
Poultry litter: Cheaper fertilizer option
Poultry litter usually draws attention for its smell. It’s now attracting more interest because of what it contains —
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