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
- Southeastern Peach, Nectarine and Plum Pest Management and Culture Guide
- Propagating Deciduous Fruit Plants Common to Georgia
- Georgia Pest Management Handbook — Commercial Edition
- 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 Watermelon Production
- Commercial Production and Management of Pumpkins and Gourds
- Commercial Broccoli Production
- 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
- Vegetable Gardening in Georgia
- Conserving Water in the Vegetable Garden
- Blossom-End Rot and Calcium Nutrition of Pepper and Tomato
- Home Garden Series: Home Garden Muscadines
- Home Garden Series: Home Garden Strawberries
- Citrus Fruit for Southern and Coastal Georgia
- Home Garden Series: Garlic Production for the Gardener
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.
- UGA's David Riley earns Recognition Award in Entomology
- Tissue-cultured blackberry plants key in avoiding threat of viruses
- UGA horticulturist finds that Georgia eggplant producers can decrease irrigation usage
- Spring-like December 2015 was one for the record books
- Novice gardeners should learn the lingo before ordering from seed catalogs
- Top CAES faculty and staff honored at 2015 D.W. Brooks Awards
- Adverse conditions make growing pumpkins in south Georgia difficult
- UGA releases 2014 Farmgate Value Report: Beef's up, cotton's down and chicken's still on top
- UGA Extension in DeKalb County brings produce to people with new mobile market
- Terrell County teen produces Georgia 4-H's top pumpkin for second consecutive year
- 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.