Peanuts seedlings part of UGA research in this 2018 photo. Because of the lack of rain over the past couple of weeks, peanut plants are likely to be irrigated this early in the growing season. CAES News
Peanuts seedlings part of UGA research in this 2018 photo. Because of the lack of rain over the past couple of weeks, peanut plants are likely to be irrigated this early in the growing season.
Peanut Planting Time
Now is the peak time to plant peanuts in Georgia, according to Cristiane Pilon, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut physiologist.
Students can study at the UGA Tifton campus in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. CAES News
Students can study at the UGA Tifton campus in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
Double Dawgs
The University of Georgia’s Double Dawgs program is a significant recruiting tool for the university’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES), according to Breanna Coursey, CAES director of student and employer engagement.
Members of the UGA-Tifton 2018 spring and summer graduation classes pose for a picture outside the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center on April 29, 2018. CAES News
Members of the UGA-Tifton 2018 spring and summer graduation classes pose for a picture outside the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center on April 29, 2018.
UGA-Tifton Graduation
The University of Georgia Tifton campus recognized 32 College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences spring and summer graduates at a special ceremony held on Sunday, April 29, at the Tifton Campus Conference Center.
Angelita Acebes is the new Extension pecan entomologist on the UGA Tifton campus. CAES News
Angelita Acebes is the new Extension pecan entomologist on the UGA Tifton campus.
New Pecan Entomologist
New University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan entomologist Angelita Acebes hopes to find more effective, sustainable solutions for Georgia farmers managing pest insects.
UGA's Farm Again program will host a Tractors 101 workshop on April 26 in Tifton, Georgia. CAES News
UGA's Farm Again program will host a Tractors 101 workshop on April 26 in Tifton, Georgia.
Tractors 101
University of Georgia Farm Again program instructors will host a workshop to introduce potential farmers to tractors and how to safely operate them. The Tractors 101 event will be held on Thursday, April 26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the UGA Tifton campus, beginning in the National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory (NESPAL) building. 
UGA turfgrass breeder Brian Schwartz (right) examines research plots during the turfgrass conference held in 2013. CAES News
UGA turfgrass breeder Brian Schwartz (right) examines research plots during the turfgrass conference held in 2013.
Turfgrass Conference
The 72nd annual University of Georgia Southeastern Turfgrass Conference will be held on Thursday, April 26, at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia.
UGA President Jere W. Morehead speaks at the Agricultural Research Building rededication as CAES Dean Samuel Pardue and student ambassador Kelly Paulk listen on stage. CAES News
UGA President Jere W. Morehead speaks at the Agricultural Research Building rededication as CAES Dean Samuel Pardue and student ambassador Kelly Paulk listen on stage.
Agricultural Research Building
Members of the University of Georgia Tifton campus community took part in a rededication of the newly renovated Agricultural Research Building on Wednesday, April 4. The 80-year-old building was the second structure constructed on the UGA Tifton campus.
Watermelons sit in a truck after being harvested on the UGA Tifton campus. CAES News
Watermelons sit in a truck after being harvested on the UGA Tifton campus.
Watermelon Crop
In Georgia, it’s planting season for watermelons. Usually, they aspire to produce high yields of a sweet crop, but they shouldn’t ignore firmness and texture, according to Tim Coolong, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension vegetable horticulturist.
Poblano peppers growing. CAES News
Poblano peppers growing.
Poblano Pepper
Juan Carlos Diaz-Perez, University of Georgia vegetable horticulturist, encourages Georgia vegetable producers to consider planting poblano peppers.