New stem-cell-based stroke treatment repairs damaged brain tissue
A team of researchers at the University of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Center and ArunA Biomedical, a UGA startup company, have developed a new treatment for stroke that reduces brain damage and accelerates the brain’s natural healing tendencies in animal models.
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences researchers help to sequence rice genome
Rice has been a staple food crop around the world for millennia, but little was known about the wild origins of the world’s most widely produced crop until the recent mapping of the genomes of 13 ancestral rice species. Scott Jackson, director of the University of Georgia Center for Applied Genetic Technologies (CAGT) in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, helped to map these genomes as part of The International Oryza Map Alignment Project.
UGA Extension economists provide updates on commodities for upcoming year
Commodity updates for high-value row crops like peanuts and cotton highlight this year’s Georgia Ag Forecast meetings, which are currently being held statewide.
UGA Extension specialists will offer aspiring wine makers a crash course on the wine industry August 16.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/27/2017
UGA Extension fruit plant pathologist Phillip Brannen says grape farmers should be wary of diseases like Pierce's disease.Author: Clint Thompson Published 03/30/2017
UGA Extension viticulturist starts working with Georgia wine growers on March 1.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/25/2017
Georgia's growing wine and vineyard industry is staking its claim on the state's terroir.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 09/27/2016
Low-cost farm business, small-fruit production and small ruminant training offered this fall across Georgia.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/27/2016
UGA and other Georgia agricultural experts develop statewide pollinator protection plan.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 03/23/2016
Flavor of Georgia 2016 wraps up with prizes for pies, sugar, sauce, sausage, cheese straws and more.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/17/2016
The Georgia wine industry is working with UGA Extension to help craft a better barrel of wine.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/18/2016
UGA's annual county-by-county survey allows the public and policy makers to get a clear picture of Georgia's agricultural value.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 10/29/2015
Graduate students build international networks of scholars with the help of the CAES Office of Global Programs.Author: Denise Horton Published 10/05/2015