Upland cotton typically produces cotton with short or medium fibers.  Regents' Professor Andrew Paterson, and fellow CAES crop and soil sciences professor Peng Chee, are working to develop upland cotton varieties with longer fibers. CAES News
Upland cotton typically produces cotton with short or medium fibers.  Regents' Professor Andrew Paterson, and fellow CAES crop and soil sciences professor Peng Chee, are working to develop upland cotton varieties with longer fibers.
UGA to host annual Cotton and Peanut Research Field Day
Farmers and industry supporters are invited to the annual University of Georgia Cotton and Peanut Research Field Day to be held on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, on the UGA Tifton campus and UGA research farms in Tift County.
Apurba Barman, a post-doc researcher on the UGA Tifton campus, examines a cotton plant filled with whiteflies. CAES News
Apurba Barman, a post-doc researcher on the UGA Tifton campus, examines a cotton plant filled with whiteflies.
Traps key component of UGA whitefly research
More than 800 miles of roadway, spanning from Dothan, Alabama, to Vidalia, Georgia, serve as a testing ground for University of Georgia whitefly research.
Corn is harvested on the UGA Tifton Campus on August 11, 2016. CAES News
Corn is harvested on the UGA Tifton Campus on August 11, 2016.
Some Georgia farmers harvesting corn later this year
Rainy conditions this spring forced some Georgia corn farmers to plant their crop late this year, according to Reagan Noland, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension corn and small grains agronomist. This late planting, combined with a very wet growing season, meant farmers harvested some corn crops a few weeks late.
As of June 2018, Janine Sherrier is the new department head for crop and soil sciences. CAES News
As of June 2018, Janine Sherrier is the new department head for crop and soil sciences.
Janine Sherrier is new UGA CAES Crop and Soil Sciences department head
Janine Sherrier believes the University of Georgia Department of Crop and Soil Sciences’ focus on long-term sustainability is vital to the viability of Georgia agriculture and the farmers who make it the No. 1 industry in the state. 
Patrick McCullough, UGA Extension weed specialist, was among the scientists who shared their findings at the UGA Turfgrass Research Field Day held on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. McCullough is shown telling visitors the results of his study on bluegrass control in Bermuda grass. CAES News
Patrick McCullough, UGA Extension weed specialist, was among the scientists who shared their findings at the UGA Turfgrass Research Field Day held on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. McCullough is shown telling visitors the results of his study on bluegrass control in Bermuda grass.
Scientists share findings at UGA Turfgrass Research Field Day
The University of Georgia Turfgrass Research Field Day, held Aug. 9 on the UGA Griffin campus, provided research-based information about the production and management of turfgrass from UGA scientists and UGA Extension specialists.
UGA CAES Dean Sam Pardue speaks at Centennial Kickoff event at UGA-Tifton.
August 21, 2018 CAES News
UGA CAES Dean Sam Pardue speaks at Centennial Kickoff event at UGA-Tifton.
August 21, 2018
UGA-Tifton kicks off yearlong centennial celebration
For the past 100 years, research from the University of Georgia Tifton campus has impacted international agriculture, from world’s food supply to its fields of play.