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.
New animal and dairy science departmentAuthor: J. Faith Peppers Published 12/26/2017
Ground beef must be cooked to an internal temperature of at least 160 F to be deemed safe.Author: Alexander Stelzleni Published 09/19/2017
Advanced grazing school promises to get into the weeds on topics including advanced fencing systems and soil health.Author: Dennis Hancock Published 08/17/2017
Tried and True: Georgia farmers will continue to raise poultry, grow cotton and peanutsAuthor: Sharon Dowdy Published 01/27/2017
Drivers search for fuel while farmers work to grow "fuel" for livestock.Author: Adam Speir Published 09/22/2016
Army of worms attacks fields and cuts back farmers' hay supplies for winter.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 09/15/2016
After a record-breaking 2015 contest, Southeastern Hay Contest looks to attract more forage producers to the competition.Author: Dennis Hancock Published 08/19/2016
UGA Extension Grazing School offers latest tactics to improve pastures, hay quality and cattle health.Author: Dennis Hancock Published 08/18/2016
Key questions can be answered when practicing calving with simulator.Author: Clint Thompson Published 08/02/2016
With little rain and relentless heat, Georgia farmers are starting to feel the burn.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/27/2016