Associate Professor Franklin West (left) and Emily Baker working with induced pluripotent stem cells generated from a patient's own somatic cells. CAES News
The rat race is over: New livestock model for stroke could speed discovery
It is well-known in the medical field that the pig brain shares certain physiological and anatomical similarities with the human brain. So similar are the two that researchers at the University of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Center have developed the first U.S. pig model for stroke treatments...
The 'Patti Faye' deodar cedar has steel blue foliage or needles. CAES News
Fall in love with 'Patti Faye,' the most exquisite deodar cedar
A Christmas-tree-shaped conifer, 'Patti Faye' is a classic conifer that is cold hardy through zone 7. Most deodar cedars have pendulous branching that is ever so graceful, but this is what makes ‘Patti Faye’ deodar cedar so incredible. Also called the “Himalayan cedar,” the deodar cedar does have the ability to reach 40 to 50 feet with a 30-foot spread.
The only way to know that beef is truly cooked is by checking its temperature with a thermometer. The U.S. Department of Agriculture recommends cooking all whole-muscle cuts of beef to a minimum of 145 degrees Fahrenheit and all ground beef products and enhanced or blade-tenderized products to a minimum of 160 F. CAES News
Check the temperature of grilled beef to ensure food safety at your tailgate
It’s football season, and tailgating before a game is a traditional part of the experience. Unfortunately, grilling your favorite cut of beef means increasing the potential for foodborne illness due to improper handling of food. These reminders from the University of Georgia Meat Science and Technology Center will provide you with grilling skills to keep foodborne illness far from your fall tailgating get-togethers.
Georgia Power trucks line the parking lot at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center during the weekend of Sept. 9-10. CAES News
UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center acted as headquarters for Georgia Power employees during Irma
While many Georgia churches and government buildings welcomed Florida residents who fled their homes to avoid Irma’s wrath, the University of Georgia Tifton campus’ 129,000-square-foot Tifton Campus Conference Center functioned as a staging site for Georgia Power personnel who worked nonstop to restore power to residents in Tifton, Georgia, and surrounding areas.
UGA peanut entomologist Mark Abney holds up a peanut plant during the Georgia Peanut Tour in 2016. CAES News
UGA scientists to educate Georgia Peanut Tour attendees about peanut production
As part of the Georgia Peanut Tour next week, the University of Georgia Peanut Team will educate attendees about peanut production. This year’s tour is slated for Tuesday, Sept. 19, to Thursday, Sept. 21, and based in Albany, Georgia.
A roll of freshly harvested sod CAES News
Sod field day set for Oct. 31, Nov. 1 in Ft. Valley and Perry
Georgia turfgrass producers and industry leaders will gather Tuesday, Oct. 31, and Wednesday, Nov. 1, in Ft. Valley, Georgia, for the annual Georgia Sod and Turf Producers Field Day. Industry leaders and university experts will provide updates on turfgrass-related topics, and the latest equipment will be displayed and demonstrated at the event’s trade show.
UGA-Tifton professor Greg Fonsah talks to a student during the Southwest ShowCAES event in 2016. CAES News
UGA-Tifton to host annual Southwest ShowCAES recruiting event
The University of Georgia Tifton campus and the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) invites high school and college students interested in attending or transferring into CAES to attend the college’s Southwest ShowCAES on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the Tifton Campus Conference Center.
Don't let fire ants ruin your summer afternoons. CAES News
Fall is the best time to treat for fire ants
Fall is perfect for playing football, picking pumpkins and killing fire ants. Tackling the stinging pests now will cut down on the number you encounter next spring and summer, according to entomologists with the University of Georgia.
Yellow leaves on a tree in the fall of the year CAES News
Save time and build soil composition by mulching fallen leaves with mower
Everyone loves to have good shade trees in their yard, but once summer is over, most people despise dealing with fallen leaves. There is an option that avoids having to rake leaves altogether: Let your mower do the work.
Cool Wave Lemon Surprise and Cool Wave Pin It petunias start to tumble against a backdrop of traditional taller purple pansies. CAES News
Cool Wave pansies give vertical dimension to baskets, containers
During the summer, we think of flowers like petunias as those fragrant, spilling or tumbling flowers cascading over the rims of baskets and mixed containers. That same show of incredible color coupled with tantalizing fragrance can be achieved during the cool season with pansies like those of the Cool Wave series.