Watermelon Growers Work to Produce a Sweet Crop with Good Texture

By:  Clint Thompson, UGA    Julie Jernigan, UGA Posted April 2, 2018 In Georgia, it’s planting season for watermelons.  Usually, they aspire to produce high yields of a sweet crop, but they shouldn’t ignore firmness and texture, according to Tim Coolong, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension vegetable Horticulturist. “Sweetness is a major component to watermelons, […]

Annual Meeting Is Set For January 26 – 28, 2018

Annual Meeting

St. Simon’s Island will again host the Georgia Watermelon Association’s Annual Meeting.  Mark your calendars for January 26 through 28, 2018 for this special event. Click the Annual Meeting and Conference Page button in the top menu.  

GWA Thanks our 2018 Platinum Sponsors


The Georgia Watermelon Association would like to thank Harrell’s, Gibson Produce, International Paper, Melon 1 Inc, C&L Packing and Border Melons East for being our 2018 Platinum Sponsors. A special thank you goes out to these organizations. If you would like to learn more about these fine companies please visit their websites below.

GWA Plans Big Promotions for the Year

GWA Promotions

Georgia Watermelon Association’s purpose is watermelon promotion from production to consumption. Promotions can vary from our watermelon queens making appearances and talking at functions, to providing informative links about watermelon and the watermelon industry and sharing interesting watermelon recipes with all of our fans. To Learn more about GWA’s Marketing Program, Click Here.