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Like it or not, Joro spiders are here to stay
Chances are, if you live in northeast Georgia you’ve come across an East Asian Joro spider this fall.
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CAES ranking improves
Posted on 09/09/20
by Maria M. Lameiras
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has ranked second on the 2021 list of Best Colleges for Agricultural Sciences in America, up one spot from the 2020 ranking.
CAES Dean Named
Posted on 09/08/20
by Sam Fahmy
Nick T. Place, an academic leader with a record of applying research-based expertise to the needs of agricultural producers and communities, has been named dean of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and director of UGA Cooperative Extension and Agricultural Experiment Stations.
Fighting Pecan Scab
Posted on 08/25/20
by Emily Cabrera
University of Georgia researchers will begin a series of trials this winter to help identify better management practices for pecan growers in Georgia.
UGA entomology fellow Olivia Smith
Posted on 08/25/20
by Sean Montgomery
Following the onset of several major outbreaks of foodborne pathogens traced back to wildlife, buyers of farm-fresh produce began encouraging the removal of natural habitats and nesting areas on farms to discourage wildlife intrusion.
No insect apocalypse
Posted on 08/11/20
by Josh Paine
Scientists have been warning about an “insect apocalypse” in recent years, noting sharp declines in specific areas — particularly in Europe. A new study shows these warnings may have been exaggerated and are not representative of what’s happening to insects on a larger scale.
Posted on 08/06/20
by Elmer Gray
The University of Georgia Black Fly Rearing and Bioassay Laboratory has been awarded a contract with the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to provide partial support for the world's only black fly colony.