Watermelon Research and Legislature

Research & Legislature

Georgia Watermelon Association’s purpose is watermelon promotion, including watermelon research updates and legislation. Research involving watermelon happens year round so check back frequently as new links will be posted. GWA will also keep everyone up to speed on watermelon legislation from harvesting up to and including packaging.

2019 GWA Conference Annual Meeting – Educational Program

Click here to learn more about Watermelon Growing A to Z, presented by Dr. Gilbert Miller

Maggie Brown from the Georgia Department of Agriculture presented Farm Readiness Reviews.  Click here to view.

Research Updates

2018 Research Projects Conducted – Results/Evaluations

Please visit this link to learn more about the results and evaluations from several research projects conducted during the 2018 GWA season.

2018 Vegetable Fungicide Spray Guides Click here

Fusarium Wilt of Watermelon Click here



What’s Ahead for the Farming Industry Under Trump’s Leadership

All Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Rules are final.  Learn what applies to your farm and packing operations and what you are legally required to implement.  Click the “Legislative” button to the right for insightful resources to make sure you are ready for these new regulations.