Advances in Animal Sciences

Through a network of dedicated research programs and centers across the state, UGA is a leader in creating solutions and innovations in animal sciences. To achieve solutions to grand challenges in the livestock, poultry, and integrated pest management, CAES researchers explore these topics:

  • Insect Studies
  • Animal Physiology, Genetics and Neurology
  • Mammal Studies
  • Avian Studies
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Animal Health and Welfare
  • Animal Farming Practices
  • Medical Implications and Advances
  • Animal Pathology
  • Animal Reproduction/Breeding
  • Diversity

Advances in Animal Sciences Research News

On a seven-acre research site in Plains, Georgia, where former President Jimmy Carter’s family used to grow peanuts and soybeans now sits a solar farm of more than 3,800 panels. UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences researchers are testing wildflowers like red clover (pictured) planted among the panels to measure habitat success over several seasons. CAES News
UGA experts work to protect biodiversity on Jimmy Carter's solar farm
As solar farms pop up across the U.S., researchers at the University of Georgia are working to improve the biodiversity on solar sites as part of a larger, multidisciplinary research program designed to support both sustainable energy and ecosystem health.
solitary oak leafminer damage CAES News
Leafminers deface oak leaves across north Georgia
“What’s wrong with the leaves of my oak tree? Is my tree dying?” Over the past several weeks, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension offices across north Georgia have been flooded with calls from residents asking about their oak trees. Whether white, red or chestnut oaks, the question has been the same.
The University of Georgia’s 2022 Boren Scholars include, front row, Sydney Buchanan and Natalie Navarrete and, back row, Moriah Thomas, Leah Whitmoyer and Neely McCommons. Not pictured are Robert Fox, Lauren Harvey and Dana Newman. (Photo by Stephanie Schupska) CAES News
Boren Awards names UGA a top-performing institution
With a record number of eight undergraduates selected as Boren Scholars this spring, the University of Georgia ranks third in the nation on the list of top-performing institutions for Boren Scholarships for 2022. These students will receive funding to study critical languages abroad in exchange for a year of federal service.
Chick with water droplet in a poultry house