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Maria M. Lameiras

Maria M. Lameiras is a managing editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.


07/10/24 - Is that a roach or a palmetto bug? 06/06/24 - Southern SARE grant program seeks best practices on preventing food loss and waste 06/04/24 - Georgia Green Landscape Stewards promote sustainable landscape practices at home 04/11/24 - Innovator, educator inducted into the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame 04/09/24 - Creature Comforts partners with UGA wheat breeder to create 2024 Get Comfortable brew 03/07/24 - Consumer interest in sustainability should influence how retailers market local food 02/27/24 - CAES Office of Diversity and Inclusive Excellence broadens mission 02/22/24 - CAES alumnus overcomes catastrophic injuries to champion environmental justice 02/14/24 - UGA food scientists build toolbox for organic growers to address food safety concerns 01/26/24 - UGA Extension announces 2024 Georgia Farmer of the Year 01/02/24 - Putting the science in Ag Hill 12/21/23 - Bringing poultry science to public K-12 classrooms 12/18/23 - CAES researcher explores ancient wheat genomes to improve diversity in bread wheat 12/14/23 - Third cohort of CAES Rural Scholars embraces first semester at UGA 11/21/23 - UGA horticulture students join the green industry business 11/16/23 - From forces of nature to inflation, stressors have an outsized impact on farmers and their families 10/16/23 - With great knowledge comes great food products 10/05/23 - UGA captures economic impact of Georgia agriculture 09/28/23 - UGA faculty excellence attracts international researchers across disciplines 09/21/23 - Growing interest in regenerative agriculture is driving research to restore the Earth 09/07/23 - The inimitable Abit Massey 08/28/23 - CAES alumnus reimagined the legacy of his ancestral farmland 08/21/23 - Non-native yellow-legged hornet confirmed in Georgia, U.S. for the first time 08/17/23 - Great Southeast Pollinator Census recognized by Georgia governor 08/07/23 - From bee populations to cattle microbiomes, UGA’s industry partnerships develop solutions for sustainability challenges 07/14/23 - CAES grads earn their place among UGA Alumni 40 Under 40 07/05/23 - Biomapping and data collection improve food safety in poultry processing 06/26/23 - As corn rust blows into south Georgia, producers should be on the lookout 05/31/23 - Analysis of single plant cells provides insights into natural product biosynthesis 05/25/23 - Inaugural integrative precision agriculture conference aims to address industry needs 05/09/23 - USDA renews award to UGA-led consortium for Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education 04/28/23 - Renowned plant geneticist uncovers what influences tomato shape 04/04/23 - Business, Extension leaders selected for Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame 03/24/23 - UGA's agrileadHER launches online resource for women in agriculture 03/09/23 - Honoring the man from Plains 02/03/23 - UGA faculty selected for national land-grant system leadership program 01/20/23 - CAES researchers examine blueberry quality issues for Georgia producers 01/04/23 - Field to jar: UGA researchers combat aflatoxin contamination in peanuts 12/22/22 - Field to jar: Good peanuts start from the ground up 12/21/22 - CAES attracts international research scholars 12/20/22 - From forces of nature to inflation, stressors have an outsized impact on farmers, families 12/14/22 - Field to jar: Breeding the best peanut 12/08/22 - UGA study aims to help farmers transitioning to organic production 12/02/22 - Borlaug Fellow works with UGA faculty to improve wheat grown in Mongolia 12/01/22 - Poultry Science Building to give researchers, students a high-tech new roost 10/21/22 - 'I still bleed red and black': CAES and UF/IFAS academics cross over 10/20/22 - UGA and APLU support diverse STEM leadership at colleges, universities 10/17/22 - CAES-led research team receives $15.8M to modify poplar for bioproducts 10/13/22 - UGArden provides fresh produce to underserved Athens-area families 10/07/22 - UGA researchers use AI, engineering to address poultry heat stress 09/22/22 - Study finds that SARS-CoV-2 can persist for more than a month on frozen berries 09/21/22 - Anti-inflammatory compound supercharges stem cell stroke treatment 09/19/22 - Georgia 4-H receives AmeriCorps funding to support youth programs 09/08/22 - UGA, Hall County Schools partner on dual enrollment program 08/23/22 - UGA-led training prepares Georgia citizens to identify and report nature’s foreign invaders 08/15/22 - Setting the course 08/09/22 - Mitchell County 4-H'er named grand marshal for 2022 Great Georgia Pollinator Census 08/08/22 - UGA genomicist seeks to offset climate impacts on important food crop 08/05/22 - UGA Extension tests peanut herbicide for 2023 registration 08/02/22 - Prenatal exposure to stress hormone could impact bluebird immune function 07/28/22 - Peanut burrower bug poses a complex problem for producers 07/21/22 - Ag sector likely to support economy through possible recession 07/20/22 - Southern rust still poses a threat to Georgia corn crop 07/15/22 - Four CAES alumni among UGA Alumni Association 40 Under 40 Class of 2022 07/07/22 - New UGA study aims to determine the effectiveness of probiotics 06/16/22 - UGA experts work to protect biodiversity on Jimmy Carter's solar farm 06/09/22 - Fertilizer is no silver bullet for farmers in sub-Saharan Africa 06/09/22 - Open houses at UGA Trial Gardens premiere peak-season plants 05/30/22 - UGA-hosted conference explores the link between agriculture and access 05/26/22 - Inflation and the purchasing power of the dollar 05/09/22 - Inaugural HOST Summit highlights UGA impact on hospitality and tourism 04/29/22 - Less availability, higher transportation costs spike sod prices in early 2022 04/25/22 - Decoding the labels in the supermarket egg case 04/13/22 - New cohort of Rural Scholars to join the university community 04/12/22 - CAES partners with Kelly Products to launch new methane reduction initiative 04/07/22 - Chiktopia rules the roost at UGA student entrepreneur competition 03/30/22 - Leaders in poultry, policy are the 2022 inductees to the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame 03/25/22 - Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit at UGA is protecting seeds for the future 03/16/22 - Integrating aquaculture in African rice farms may increase health, wealth 03/11/22 - Unpacking consumer demand for high-priced, high-quality beef 02/25/22 - Registration open for UGA-sponsored precision agriculture workshops 02/18/22 - UGA FABricate winners and finalists take ideas to the marketplace 02/03/22 - R. Harold and Patsy Harrison Foundation's $2.6M pledge supports UGA poultry science 02/02/22 - Rising input costs expected to level out in 2022 01/27/22 - UGA to offer new regenerative bioscience major in CAES 01/25/22 - UGA meat judging team takes top honors in national contest 01/13/22 - Nanobubble technology may improve soil health, sustainability in the turfgrass industry 01/10/22 - Collaboration is key to the success of the Great Georgia Pollinator Census 01/06/22 - UGA researchers evaluate the benefits of cover crops, living mulches in Georgia cotton 01/05/22 - UGA and MU awarded $1.2 million NSF-NIFA grant to fight the soybean cyst nematode 12/31/21 - Look to UGA Extension to support your New Year's resolutions 12/29/21 - Southeast climate workshops open to the public 12/21/21 - Wayne Farms donates over $1M to UGA Poultry Science Building project 12/17/21 - Benson's Hospitality Group establishes scholarship for hospitality students at UGA 12/13/21 - Perdue Foundation provides support for UGA Poultry Science Building 12/09/21 - Incorporating alfalfa in forage systems could lead to environmental benefits 12/07/21 - UGA faculty lead efforts in statewide campaign to address climate crisis 11/18/21 - Avoid potential holiday shortages by shopping early, local 11/16/21 - UGA breaks ground on new Poultry Science Complex 11/11/21 - CAES combines research and Extension efforts to develop climate solutions 11/09/21 - UGA plant pathologist recognized for improving the world, one peanut at a time 11/04/21 - FAO chief scientist advocates for innovation, cooperation to advance critical global agendas 10/28/21 - Plant breeders at UGA, UF work together to toughen up turf 10/22/21 - UGA crop specialist combats postharvest food waste with research and education 10/20/21 - CAES researchers, Extension professionals honored in Fruit and Vegetable 40 under 40 10/13/21 - UGA environmental econ student selected to attend international Youth Ag Summit 10/10/21 - GRA Eminent Scholar awarded prestigious national genetics prize 09/29/21 - Cover crops provide habitat for predator insects that may help control pests 09/23/21 - CAES programs support recruitment, retention of inclusive student body 09/22/21 - Leyland cypress trees often planted incorrectly 09/16/21 - AESL provides testing, public education and mitigation to prevent radon-induced lung cancer 09/14/21 - Georgia 4-H receives AmeriCorps funding to support youth programs 09/09/21 - Renowned researcher establishes endowment to support Georgia Mountain Research and Education Center 09/03/21 - HFIM scholarship honoring industry leader will carry on his professional legacy 09/02/21 - Pigskin and peaches: Rivals have common goal 09/01/21 - Sarah Cook installed as president of the CAES Alumni Association 08/26/21 - Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates program offers mentorship in the lab 08/19/21 - CAES students chosen to research global challenge areas as FFAR Fellows 08/18/21 - Davies receives Georgia 4-H Lifetime Achievement Award 08/17/21 - Free COVID-19 vaccine clinic to be held on UGA Tifton campus 08/12/21 - UGA researchers target new virus threatening cotton crops 08/06/21 - Animal and dairy science head receives international appointment 08/05/21 - Soil conditions, fertilizers affect the sweetness of Vidalia onions 07/26/21 - Burgeoning hemp industry faces growing pains 07/16/21 - Georgia's First Flock gets new home designed by 4-H, FFA students 07/15/21 - At-risk homeowners may forgo flood insurance 07/14/21 - USPOULTRY supports UGA Department of Poultry Science 07/13/21 - New exhibit at Georgia Capitol Museum celebrates agriculture 07/08/21 - R. Harold and Patsy Harrison Foundation pledges $1M to UGA Poultry Science 07/02/21 - AgGeorgia Farm Credit makes six-figure gift to support new CAES poultry science building 06/14/21 - UGA Extension agents band together to teach 'Adulting 101' through 4-H programming 05/19/21 - Rebounding hospitality and food industry faces regrowing pains 05/13/21 - Georgia governor signs 2022 budget that funds UGA poultry science, horticulture projects 05/13/21 - Updated U.S. climate data shows rise in average temperatures across most of the nation 05/10/21 - Virtual Beekeeping Institute will offer educational resources for apiarists 05/06/21 - CAES convocation ceremony will remain virtual for spring 05/05/21 - UGA plant breeders have developed vivid varieties ideal for Mother's Day 04/29/21 - CAES alumni and friends set new records for philanthropy during Georgia Giving Week 04/20/21 - CAES undergraduate student researchers showcase results at annual event 04/13/21 - UGA Extension agents bring kid-friendly cooking class to families in virtual format 03/23/21 - Kiggen to lead new vision for communications at CAES 03/18/21 - Spring plant sales abound at CAES 03/15/21 - New UGA Extension program offers green landscape certifications 03/02/21 - Evolution of the fastest jaws in nature: function before form in miniature trap-jaw ants 02/25/21 - New horticulture scholarship honors professional tie that led to lifelong friendship 02/23/21 - UGA Extension podcast offers useful tips, entertaining conversations 01/13/21 - UGA citrus trials support growing industry in Georgia 01/04/21 - Invisible pest causes more than $1 billion in crop losses by taking control of plants’ natural processes 12/10/20 - Getting to the bottom of blossom-end rot 12/04/20 - UGA awarded USPOULTRY Foundation student recruiting grant 11/24/20 - CDC guidelines, precautions should guide holiday celebrations 11/18/20 - CAES students chosen for Georgia Agribusiness Council internships 11/17/20 - CAES researchers work to improve food safety in Senegal’s growing dairy industry 11/12/20 - Julie Borlaug continues family mission to eradicate hunger and poverty 11/02/20 - EPA approves new registrations for herbicides important to cotton, soybean producers 10/06/20 - UGA Horticulture Club holds virtual fall plant sale 09/29/20 - Stripling Family Foundation recognized with National Friend of Extension award 09/24/20 - Integrating biological controls for root-knot nematodes, weeds in organic farming 09/21/20 - Gifts from UGA alumni create CAES Rural Scholars Program 09/16/20 - UGA faculty collaborate on evaluating COVID-19 control methods in meat processing 09/10/20 - UGA researchers seek targets to mitigate fescue toxicity in cattle 09/09/20 - CAES ranked No. 2 college for agricultural sciences in U.S. by Niche 09/08/20 - A new method may make tomatoes safer to eat 08/17/20 - New slate of CAES student ambassadors ready to welcome students 08/06/20 - UGA researchers comb through reviewed papers to find best methods to mitigate COVID-19 07/30/20 - Broad sequencing of tomato genomes will help geneticists breed better varieties 07/21/20 - UGA researcher improving sustainability, profitability for poultry processors 07/20/20 - Poultry Science Association names two UGA faculty Fellows, gives two research awards 07/16/20 - UGA researchers discover genes that allow bacteria to resist onion’s natural defenses 07/09/20 - UGA students honored by American Dairy Science Association 07/07/20 - UGA doctoral candidate named Borlaug Scholar 06/24/20 - UGA's John Bernard honored by American Dairy Science Association 06/24/20 - UGA communication study yields effective propagation research targets for specialty plant crops 06/11/20 - Chris Rhodes joins CAES as director of industry partnerships, liaison to UGA Innovation District 06/08/20 - Tamim joins UGA Department of Poultry Science as undergraduate teaching coordinator 06/04/20 - Rami Dalloul named first R. Harold Harrison Distinguished Professor in Poultry Science 06/04/20 - UGA Professor Cesar Escalante honored for excellence in mentoring 05/28/20 - UGA Extension helps Georgia Grown connect to consumers 05/22/20 - UGA agriculture faculty produce COVID-19 video, materials for farm workers 05/21/20 - UGA Extension offers webinar on backyard fruit production 05/14/20 - CAES faculty innovate in virtual instruction during COVID-19 crisis 05/13/20 - UGA Associate Professor Alexa Lamm honored with 2020 Borlaug CAST Communication Award 05/12/20 - UGA Trial Gardens holding virtual plant sale 05/04/20 - Spring is a perfect time to start composting 05/01/20 - Samuel Aggrey named Richard B. Russell Professor in Agriculture 04/24/20 - UGA Extension and Georgia Department of Agriculture seek to help farmers get produce to public 04/22/20 - UGA’s student community farm continues to provide produce to those in need, plants for home gardeners 04/17/20 - UGA, Georgia Department of Agriculture offer critical training for pest control application online 04/07/20 - Georgia’s blossoming citrus industry is susceptible to citrus greening disease 03/03/20 - Project GROWL garden opens rental plots to the community 03/03/20 - UGA professor, soybean breeder named to Georgia Seed Development Professorship 02/20/20 - UGA experts give tips on growing medicinal herbs and plants 02/19/20 - UGA Professor, Peanut Breeder William Branch named to Georgia Seed Development Professorship 02/04/20 - State pollinator protection efforts focus on pollinator plant availability 01/28/20 - CAES ranked No. 3 College for Agricultural Sciences in U.S. by Niche 12/23/19 - UGA senior is for the birds 08/16/19 - Atlanta business leader helps Georgia 4-H reach goal for iconic chapel restoration 02/06/19 - Beneficial insects can prove useful for Georgia's greenhouse crops