UGA College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences
Programs of Study
Agroecosystems, IPM and Applied Ecology
Apiculture, Biological Control, Conservation and Pollinator Protection
Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Endocrinology and Genomics
Vector Biology, Livestock and Medical Entomology
Wetland and Aquatic Ecology
Evolutionary Biology and Systematics
Science Literacy and Entomophagy
Honey Bee Program
Integrated Pest Management
Structural Pest Management
Georgia Pest Management Handbook
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New spiders in north Georgia are hard to miss but pose no threat
If northeast Georgia yards seem a little extra spooky this Halloween season, there’s a good reason. They may have a little extra help from a new neighbor who is really into those cobweb decorations.
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Posted on 07/02/18
by Cristina deRevere
Even in a world of remote-monitoring stations and farm technology, farmers haven’t found anything better than the human eye to identify emerging crop problems.
Posted on 06/28/18
by Julie Jernigan
A tiny wasp — known as “Paratelenomus saccharalis” — is cutting down kudzu bug populations and Georgia soybean farmers’ need to treat for the pest, according to Michael Toews, a University of Georgia entomologist based on the UGA Tifton campus.
Posted on 06/20/18
by Josh Fuder
There are many bee look-alikes in the insect world. One way to distinguish a bee from other insects is to learn some bee biology.
Turfgrass Field Day
Posted on 06/12/18
by Sharon Dowdy
The University of Georgia Turfgrass Research Field Day is set for Thursday, Aug. 9, on the UGA Griffin campus. The event will include updates on the latest research about the diseases, insects and weeds that affect Georgia turfgrasses.
Posted on 06/06/18
by Wade Hutcheson
Carpenter bees may be fun for growing boys, but homeowners fail to see the humor in them. They just want to get rid of them.
Posted on 06/06/18
by Clint Thompson
Silverleaf whiteflies devastated Georgia’s cotton and fall vegetable crops last year. In response to this crisis, a team of University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences research and UGA Cooperative Extension specialists is studying the pests statewide to help cotton and vegetable farmers avoid another year of disappointing crops.