Blueberries growing on the Alapaha farm in Alapaha, Georgia in this file photo. CAES News
Spring freeze dooms Georgia blueberries for second consecutive year
February's warmer temperatures led Georgia's blueberry crop to bloom early, causing devastation during March's freezing temperatures.
Students can study at the UGA Tifton campus in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. CAES News
Double Dawgs program a recruiting tool for UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
UGA students can save time and money by earning bachelor's and master's degrees in five years or less.
Cotton growing at the Lang Farm on the UGA Tifton campus. CAES News
UGA CAES economists stress to farmers the importance of knowing their production costs
One significant variable cost that has increased in recent years is land rent.
The Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics awarded 30 scholarships for 2017-2018. From left, recipients include Charles Orgbon, Mallory Chafin, Jared Daniel, Kayla Imler, Ashley Smith and Mallory Warren. CAES News
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics awards 30 scholarships for 2017-2018
Agricultural and applied economics students awarded scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year.
Watermelons sit in a truck after being harvested on the UGA Tifton campus. CAES News
Rainy month increases likelihood for watermelon diseases
Diseases could impact yields if farmers don't maintain a stringent treatment program this growing season.
Cotton being harvested. CAES News
Cotton farmers need to be wary of diseases like target spot and bacterial blight
Infected seed can spread bacterial blight disease in cotton.
Cotton being watered on the UGA Tifton campus in 2014. CAES News
Cotton yields not impacted by decreased irrigation during the early season
UGA Extension physiologist John Snider recommends farmers use sensor-based irrigation scheduling.
Cotton being harvested. CAES News
Increase in exports main reason cotton prices are up
Cotton acreage to decrease this year to due to estimated high peanut prices.
Irrigation pivots at work on the UGA Tifton Campus. CAES News
UGA Extension economist implores farmers to know their costs of production
Expenses like seed costs, fertilizer treatments and fuel need to be calculated before planting season begins.