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.
Hot, dry conditions leads to more outbreaks of lesser cornstalk borers in Georgia's peanuts.Author: Clint Thompson Published 07/28/2016
Field day to be held at the UGA Southwest Georgia Research and Education Center in Plains, Georgia.Author: Clint Thompson Published 07/28/2016
With little rain and relentless heat, Georgia farmers are starting to feel the burn.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
The Sunbelt Field Day features research conducted at Darrell Williams Research Farm in Moultrie, Georgia.Author: Clint Thompson Published 06/29/2016
Fulmer works with other researchers for the Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab project in Haiti.Author: Allison Floyd Published 06/06/2016
Pardue, along with UGA Provost Pam Whitten, toured sites in Jesup, Screven, Douglas, Doerun and Albany.Author: Clint Thompson Published 04/20/2016
Farmers should scout peanut fields for insects and damage to determine severity and treatment.Author: Kenzie Kesselring Published 03/29/2016
Balancing tradition and change has been the secret to Sylvania farmer's success.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 03/18/2016
Sicklepod's self-pollinating trait makes it an especially threatening weed for Georgia peanut producers.Author: Clint Thompson Published 03/09/2016