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.
Area fourth graders to flock to UGA Tifton Campus for event.Author: Kyle Dawson Published 10/13/2016
Despite recent hurricane, Georgia's pecan crop is still projected to yield more than 100 million pounds.Author: Kyle Dawson Published 09/21/2016
Georgia farmers expected to harvest 355,000 acres of corn this year.Author: Clint Thompson Published 09/21/2016
Heavy August rains offer relief from extremely dry weather in North Georgia.Author: Pam Knox Published 09/08/2016
Green industry professionals learn about research projects at UGA event.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 08/11/2016
Sensors in the ground provide producers with accurate assessments of soil quality.Author: Clint Thompson Published 08/11/2016
As of August 1, almost two-thirds of Georgia was suffering drought or extremely dry conditions.Author: Pam Knox Published 08/04/2016
With little rain and relentless heat, Georgia farmers are starting to feel the burn.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/27/2016
Farmers need to keep an eye out for harmful algal blooms to help keep their livestock safe.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/27/2016
UGA Extension peanut agronomist Scott Monfort cautions farmers about applying treatments to dryland crop during drought.Author: Clint Thompson Published 07/21/2016