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
- Characteristics of Firms Engaged in Fruit and Vegetable Trade
- Consumer Demand for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables in the U.S. (1960-1993)
- Pomegranate Production
- Commercial Production of Vegetable Transplants
- Designing Research and Demonstration Tests for Farmers' Fields
- Cantaloupe and Specialty Melons
- Commercial Production and Management of Pumpkins and Gourds
- Commercial Production and Management of Cabbage and Leafy Greens
- Southeastern Peach, Nectarine, and Plum Pest Management and Culture Guide
- Fresh Market Broccoli Production for Georgia
- UGA Weed Control Programs for Broccoli, Cabbage, and Cauliflower 2016
- Propagating Deciduous Fruit Plants Common to Georgia
- 2013 Vegetable Crops Research Report
- Cane Blight of Blackberry
- Growing Vegetables Organically
- How to Start a Community Garden: Getting People Involved
- Forest Farming - Forest Gardening Growing Alternative Crops Under a Forest Canopy
- Macrocybe titans: Largest Mushroom Species in the Western Hemisphere Found Growing in Georgia
- Home Garden Series: Home Gardening
- Home Garden Series: Home Garden Blueberries
- Home Garden Series: Home Garden Sweet Potatoes
- Home Garden Series: Home Garden Broccoli
- Home Garden Series: Home Garden Cauliflower
- Home Garden Series: Home Garden Eggplant
- Home Garden Series: Home Garden Swiss Chard
- Spanish Series: Construyendo Huertos Caseros
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.
- Two-day organic agriculture workshop in Athens April 22-23
- Picking the best tomato variety
- Are deer eating your garden?
- Gardeners invited to seed swap and gardening workshop at Rock Eagle 4-H Center
- While warm temperatures may tempt gardeners to plant early, experts warn against the dangers of late frosts
- Eating locally begins with the home vegetable garden
- Georgia Organics and UGA Extension celebrate Journeyman Farmer training program graduates
- “Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme:” An old song for spring
- Georgia Organics conference includes sessions from the industry's best
- Small-scale vegetable farming workshop set for Feb. 28 in Griffin
- 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.