Georgia

NIFA Supports Disaster Education through EDEN

USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) supports disaster education through the Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN).

Improving Health Through Stevia Research

Two Fort Valley State University (FVSU) researchers are investigating ways to help local farmers grow a naturally sweet plant that could have a huge impact on human health.

'Functional Ice' Shows Food Industry How to Keep Cool and Reduce Loss

Over 133 billion pounds of food per year is lost due to waste at different stages in the farm-to-fork continuum.

New Ornamental Blueberries Bred for Home Landscapes

University of Georgia plant breeder Scott NeSmith has created blueberry varieties for the commercial market.

Different Factors Affect Health for Military Couples

Research led by a University of Georgia (UGA) scientist reveals that enhancing community connections for service members and their civilian spouses may be an important tool in supporting their mental and physical health.

Food Waste and Food Retail Density

Unconsumed food poses a potential economic burden to society. Recent estimates suggest that 300 million barrels of oil and 25 percent of total freshwater consumed by agriculture was used to produce food that was eventually discarded.

Southern Georgia Cooperatives Make a Difference in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Territories

A group of farmers from the U.S. Virgin Islands visited with the West Georgia Farmers’ Cooperative to learn about agricultural cooperatives as part of a Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education project.

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