New facility boosts vegetable research

Haire, Brad
December 2004
Southeast Farm Press;12/1/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 27, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on research in the growing vegetable industry. University of Georgia vegetable scientists planted this fall's crops in a place planned to bring quick, usable information to Georgia's growing vegetable industry. The 12-acre park will give scientists a place to conduct interdisciplinary research to provide Georgia farmers real-world solutions to their vegetable-crop problems. The goal of the park is to provide a place for different disciplines to come together and take a .systems approach to vegetable studies. Projects are chosen on their value to vegetable growers, level of interdisciplinary approach, cooperation between research and Extension scientists and external funding.


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