To protect the state's honeybee population, Georgia agricultural officials have detected and destroyed the nest of a yellow-legged hornet’s nest.
The yellow-legged hornet feeds on a variety of in... more »
Hurricane Idalia brought southern Georgia pecan growers sigificant damage.
Crop loss in the southern part of the state, where most of Georgia's commercial pecan production occurs, could be as high ... more »
Hurricane Idalia damaged south Georgia crops.
The Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) has released information on how the hurricane and tropical storm, which made landfall in the Big Bend area ... more »
Growers throughout the Southeast are assessing potential damage caused by Hurricane Idalia, which rolled through northern and western Florida and southern Georgia in late August.
Initial reports st... more »
Hurricane Idalia, which was brewing in the Gulf of Mexico the week of Aug. 28, has forced University of Georgia Extension personnel to reschedule the Southeast Georgia Pecan Fall Field Day.
The eve... more »
Though aphids are the bane of many home gardeners’ existence, a new study University of Florida (UF) study shows the tiny pests also pose problems for the iconic monarch butterfly.
Insect pollina... more »
The University of Florida (UF) Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is recognizing how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has helped farming.
As July 26 marked the 33rd anniver... more »
Pam Durrence Dasher, a third-generation Vidalia sweet onion grower and co-owner of G&R Farms in southeast Georgia, has died. She was 79.
Dasher died on July 24. Funeral services are scheduled f... more »