UGA Extension and the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has assembled a team of scientists dedicated to providing the latest technology and information for efficient, profitable production of some of Georgia's valuable winter and summer grain crops, including sorghum, pearl millet, wheat, rye, oats, triticale, corn and barley.


Our Programs and Services

Websites

UGA-affiliated sites

Grains at UGA Information related to the production, storage and use of corn, sorghum, pearl millet, wheat, rye, oats, triticale and barley.

Commodity Teams at CAES Teams made up of research scientists and extension specialists work together to provide the latest technology and information for efficient, profitable production of some of Georgia's most valuable commodities.

Impact Statements: Grains Descriptions of Extension efforts to improve knowledge and practices related to grains.

Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics IPBGG faculty actively engage in training of graduate students, the development of new crop varieties, and basic research on the genetics and understanding of crop traits important to agriculture and human kind.

Sustainable Agriculture at UGA Brings together information on sustainable agriculture including crop rotation, cover crops, and other resources.

UGA Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics Learn more about the agricultural and applied economics department at the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

UGA Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Learn more about the crop and soil sciences department at the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Feed the Future Climate-Resilient Sorghum Innovation Lab The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Climate Resilient Sorghum is headquartered at the University of Georgia and includes a team of collaborating scientists in the U.S., across Africa, and in Asia.

External sites

GrainGenes Suite of services for the Triticeae and Oat communities, including databases, documents, tools, data files, websites, announcements, curation and community assistance.

National Association of Wheat Growers NAWG unites U.S. wheat growers to create beneficial policies for wheat growers, effective relationships with industry and profitable opportunities through research and technology.

National Corn Growers Association NCGA site featuring media, public policy references, contact information, organizational information and coverage of key issues.

National Grain and Feed Association Non-profit trade association that represents and provides services for grain, feed, and related commercial businesses. Site includes membership information, coverage of news and issues, trade rules and arbitration, a learning center and related links.

U.S. Grains Council The Council develops export markets for U.S. barley, corn, grain sorghum and related products.

 


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News
  • Sugarcane Aphids Sugarcane Aphids Scientists study sugarcane aphids in hopes of managing the pest. Published: 11/26/19
  • Corn Irrigation Corn Irrigation UGA Extension specialist says irrigation streaking a problem in Georgia fields this year. Published: 08/05/19
  • Wheat Crop Wheat Crop Disease pressure and poor environmental conditions led to Georgia growers harvesting only 43 percent of planted area in 2016-17 season. Published: 03/14/18
  • Conservation Innovation Grant Conservation Innovation Grant The grant supports UGA CAES research on the Tifton campus through July 2020. Published: 02/15/18
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Top Producers
County Name Value
Brooks $1,177,564
Laurens 1,035,641
Burke 1,025,498
Jefferson 1,011,664
Dodge 971,492
Dooly 969,482
Baker 845,250
Early 821,116
Houston 760,462
Wilcox 739,337
State Total: $29,702,793

Displaying farm gate values for 2018. Values are tallied in October for the previous year.