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Sushil Yadav, a Borlaug Fellow who spent four months at the University of Georgia Center for Applied Genetic Technologies working with Zenglu Li, learning “metabolic fingerprinting” skills that he'll take back t the Central Research Institute for Dryland Research in India. CAES News
Borlaug Fellows
For many Indian families, “pulse” crops – lentils and other legumes that are eaten as porridges – are essential. Not only are they an important source of protein, but these pulse crops can also grow on poor soil and produce lentils and legumes even with limited and erratic rainfall.
Courtney Conine walks her pig at her home in Camilla, Georgia. CAES News
Mitchell County All-Star
A Mitchell County 4-H’er and Pelham FFA member, Courtney Conine is one step closer to pursuing her dream career in livestock.
CAES News
Faculty Travel Grants
In an effort to increase international collaboration on research and outreach projects, the Office of Global Programs at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has awarded its 2015 international travel grants for college faculty.
Here is a picture of poor forage quality. CAES News
Forage Quality
High quality forage is essential to beef cattle’s nutrition and beef producers’ bottom lines, said University of Georgia Extension forage specialist Dennis Hancock. Focusing on forage quality helps farmers keep overall costs low, he said.
UGA researchers Franklin West and Steve Stice have developed pig induced pluripotent stem cell from pig skin cells. These cells can be used to replace damaged neural rosette cells. CAES News
Brain Cure
A pig’s skin cells may hold the key to new treatments and cures for devastating human neurological diseases. Researchers from the University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences working in the UGA Regenerative Bioscience Center have discovered a process of turning pig induced pluripotent stem cells into induced neural stem cells.
Beef cattle graze in a pasture at the University of Georgia Mountain Research and Education Center in Blairsville, Ga. CAES News
Beef Cattle Update
Georgia cattle farmers, with both large- and small-scale operations, will learn useful, research-based information at the annual University of Georgia Mountain Beef Cattle Field Day Thursday, April 16 in Blairsville, Georgia.
Animal Agriculture Alliance President Kay Johnson Smith and Chairman Paul Pressley work with members of the UGA Dairy Science Club, from left, Madison Rose, Hayleigh Boyd, Joseph Seta and Lark Widener, to deliver 30,400 pounds of chicken to the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. The chicken was provided by Tyson Foods as part of a national food drive contest. CAES News
15 Tons of Chicken
Members of the University of Georgia’s Dairy Science Club recently worked with Tyson Foods and the Animal Agriculture Alliance to donate 30,400 pounds of frozen chicken to the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia.
Assistant Professor of Horticulture Suzanne O'Connell leads a tour of her organic production high tunnels at the Durham Horticulture Farm as part of the 2015 Georgia Organics Conference, Feb. 20-21. CAES News
Sustainable Agriculture
Pioneers in sustainable agriculture, backyard gardeners and urban homesteaders gathered in Athens this month to share knowledge gathered over years of working the land and to learn new skills from researchers at the University of Georgia.
RBC Marks 10th Anniversary CAES News
Regenerative Bioscience Center
Ten years ago with only a handful of researchers, the University of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Center made a commitment to advancing regenerative medicine in the Southeast. Today, they’re answering the challenge through studies that seek to find ways to heal traumatic brain injuries, bolster bone regeneration and develop new models for stroke research.