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.
Growers should train trees to have a "central leader," the main trunk going up a tree.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/01/2018
Damage from Irma could impact Georgia's crop next growing season.Author: Clint Thompson Published 01/16/2018
All pecan varieties are currently being harvested, and due to early nut maturity, most of the harvest should be ready by early December.Author: Clint Thompson Published 11/15/2017
Lenny Wells recommends crimson clover to build up the soil and sustain the life of a pecan orchard.Author: Clint Thompson Published 11/08/2017
Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest invites Georgians to enter their craft foods for a chance to savor sweet success.Author: Merritt Melancon, Josh Paine Published 11/01/2017
UGA plant pathologist introduces high-value European truffles to Georgia pecan orchards.Author: Julie Jernigan Published 11/01/2017
Georgia pecan farmers assessing damage after Tropical Storm Irma moves through state.Author: Clint Thompson Published 09/15/2017
Strong winds could lead to broken limbs, pecans blown to the ground and downed trees.Author: Clint Thompson Published 09/08/2017
UGA scientists will cover the latest Georgia pecan agricultural research, including insect and disease management strategies.Author: Clint Thompson Published 08/29/2017
Mike Doyle retires from post as UGA Center for Food Safety directorAuthor: Sharon Dowdy Published 07/26/2017