Fruits & Vegetables
Fruits and vegetables, including peaches, pecans, onions, tomatoes, and watermelon, are important commodities in Georgia. In this section, farmers and gardeners can find information about a variety of fruits and vegetables, including:
- Beans and Legumes
Commercial and Professional Publications
- Georgia Pest Management Handbook — Commercial Edition
- UGA Weed Control Programs for Broccoli, Cabbage, and Cauliflower 2016
- Southeastern Peach, Nectarine and Plum Pest Management and Culture Guide
- Propagating Deciduous Fruit Plants Common to Georgia
- 2013 Vegetable Crops Research Report
- Commercial Southern Pea Production
- Commercial Okra Production
- Commercial Production and Management of Cabbage and Leafy Greens
- Consumer Demand for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables in the U.S. (1960-1993)
- Cowpea Curculio in Southern Pea
- Commercial Production of Vegetable Transplants
- Commercial Production and Management of Pumpkins and Gourds
- Commercial Watermelon Production
- Drip Irrigation in the Home Vegetable Garden
- Home Fruit Orchard Pruning Techniques
- Considerations for the Small Market Producer
- Troubleshooting Cultural Problems in Tomatoes
- Home Garden Series: Home Garden Raspberries and Blackberries
- Home Garden Series: Home Garden Asparagus
- Home Garden Series: Home Garden Brussels Sprouts
- 2014/2015 Vegetable Crop Variety Trial and Research Report
- Diagnostic Guide to Common Home Orchard Diseases
- Home Garden Series: Georgia Home Grown Tomatoes
- Home Garden Series: Home Garden Lettuce
- Blossom-End Rot and Calcium Nutrition of Pepper and Tomato
- Vegetable Gardening in Georgia
To see a full list of publications, visit the Extension Publications site.
For the latest news about Extension, visit Georgia FACES. News you can use about Georgia family, agricultural, consumer and environmental sciences.
- Rock Eagle 4-H Center looking for a few good seeds for its heritage garden
- UGA plant breeder takes the mystery out of GMO crops
- 'Garden Guru' Norman Winter to write columns for Georgia media
- It's harvest time, and it's hot: ways to protect yourself from heat stress in the garden
- New generation of researchers helps peach growers and consumers
- CAES graduate students take to the road to explore career opportunities
- New Atlanta-area coordinator for UGA Cooperative Extension arms people with the services they need
- The Trial Gardens at UGA to host public open house on July 9
- UGA researchers fight fruit disease with naturally occurring bacteria
- Heirloom vegetable workshop and seed swap at Rock Eagle 4-H Center on May 21
- Georgia Commercial Vegetable Information
Production and market information about vegetables grown in Georgia.
- The Southern Region Small Fruit Consortium
Research and information from a variety of southern universities about strawberries, blueberries, grapes, blackberries, and raspberries.
- Statewide Variety Testing
Provides annual performance testing results on several commodities including canola, small grains and forage, corn and silage, and field crops.
- Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association
Provides programs and services designed to increase production efficiencies, provide educational opportunities, promote new markets, monitor legislation, encourage applied research and improve communications among GFVGA members and industry suppliers.
UGA Extension offers training within local communities on a wide array of topics. To see if there are training events in your area, please visit our calendar.
- Georgia Master Gardener
A volunteer training program designed to help Extension agents transfer research-based information about gardening and related subjects to the public by training home gardeners.