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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
Honey Bee Program
Integrated Pest Management
Structural Pest Management
Georgia Pest Management Handbook
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Help needed with Great Georgia Pollinator Census Aug. 23-24 at UGA-Athens
With just 15 minutes and proximity to any blooming plant, Georgians can help University of Georgia Cooperative Extension researchers gain a clearer picture of pollinator health across our state.
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Weeds, Diseases and Pests
Posted on 03/22/19
by Clint Thompson
Ambrosia beetles are swarming south Georgia pecan orchards and farmers should take precautions now, according to Angel Acebes-Doria, pecan entomologist with University of Georgia Cooperative Extension.
Spring Ant Control
Posted on 03/18/19
by Merritt Melancon
Whether you have a well-manicured lawn or a wild preserve, almost every landscape in Georgia shares one feature: fire ants.
National Ag Week Salute
Posted on 03/13/19
by Samuel L. Pardue
As we celebrate National Agriculture Week 2019, many in the Southeast are still struggling to recover from hurricanes, tornadoes, whitefly outbreaks and record-breaking rainfall. Nature is both the nemesis and nurturer of agriculture - the ultimate “can’t live with it, can’t live without it” dilemma.
Posted on 02/26/19
by Clint Thompson
Two University of Georgia researchers have been awarded Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Brian Kvitko and Gaelen Burke, both faculty members in the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, were awarded the five-year grants this year.
Trees for Bees
Posted on 02/08/19
by Sage Barnard
Georgia’s Arbor Day celebration, Feb. 16, is a great time for Georgians to show some love for the state’s pollinators by planting trees that help support their habitat, said Becky Griffin, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension School and Community Garden coordinator.
Posted on 02/06/19
by Maria M. Lameiras
While the use of beneficial insects and other biocontrols for agricultural pest management hasn’t gained widespread usage in open field production, some Georgia farmers are using natural control methods in greenhouse and high-tunnel production.