Upland cotton typically produces cotton with short or medium fibers.  Regents' Professor Andrew Paterson, and fellow CAES crop and soil sciences professor Peng Chee, are working to develop upland cotton varieties with longer fibers. CAES News
UGA study links cottonseed oil with lower cholesterol 
Study finds cottonseed oil drastically improved cholesterol profiles in young adult men.
Author and international development expert Robert Paarlberg will deliver the 2018 University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences annual D.W. Brooks Lecture at theCenter for Continuing Education at 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 8. CAES News
D.W. Brooks Lecture, on Nov. 8, to call for the end of siloed thinking about food
“Foodies vs. Aggies: Compromise for a New Food System," will invites faculty and students to think outside their food tribe.
University of Georgia food scientist Xiangyu Deng has been awarded the Larry Beuchat Young Researcher Award by The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP). Deng is pictured (center) receiving the award from Linda Harris (left), a professor at The University of California, Davis and a past president of IAFP, and Stan Bailey (right), senior director of scientific affairs at bioMerieux and a past president of IAFP. CAES News
Deng receives International Association for Food Protection's Young Researcher Award
UGA food scientist awarded Larry Beuchat Young Researcher Award.
Bobby Goss, a FoodPIC research technician, tells the faculty about UGA chocolate research. CAES News
New faculty learn how UGA drives agricultural success in Georgia during annual tour of the state
About 40 new UGA faculty visited the UGA Griffin and Tifton campuses to learn about university contributions to agriculture.
University of Georgia Distinguished Research Professor Casimir Akoh CAES News
UGA food scientist wins public health award from the Institute of Food Technologists
University of Georgia Distinguished Research Professor Casimir Akoh is recognized for his substantial contribution to public health.
During a remembrance ceremony, a portrait of Tommy Nakayama, painted by Griffin, Georgia, artist Jennifer Edwards, was unveiled. Nakayama is a former head of the UGA Department of Food Science and Technology. His portrait will hang in the UGA Center for Food Safety on the university's Griffin campus alongside images of food science department heads who preceded Nakayama. A 'Thunderhead' Japanese black pine tree was also planted in the garden in honor of Nakayama and his heritage. Nakayama's wife (L) and sister are shown unveiling the portrait. CAES News
UGA-Griffin food scientist remembered as compassionate visionary
Portrait unveiled, tree planted in memory of Tommy Nakayama
Walker County 4-H members (from left) Jenna Sweatmon, Lauren Pike, Tori Lawrence, Rylie Chamlee and 4-H agent and team coach Casey Hobbs celebrate after pitching their Cheez Beez snack cracker concept at the 2018 Georgia 4-H Food Product Development Contest. CAES News
Georgia 4-H members pitch healthy, convenient concepts for future food products
Walker County 4-H'ers take first place in Georgia 4-H's Food Product Development Contest for their Cheez Beez.
Carolyn Einertson, who was mentored by Stephen Nickerson of the Department of Animal and Dairy Science, won first place in the oral presentation section of the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium with her talk, “Using Pre-Calving Mammary Secretions to Predict Udder Infection Status in Dairy Heifers.” CAES News
CAES students highlight research achievements at CAES Undergraduate Research Symposium
Undergraduate researchers shine at annual CAES Undergraduate Research Symposium
University of Georgia Research Professional David Mann works on a portable sequencer in food scientist Xiangyu Deng's laboratory in the UGA Center for Food Safety in Griffin, Georgia. Deng has developed a one-step method of detecting and subtyping food pathogens called “metagenomics analysis.” The method is much quicker than traditional methods, and time is essential during outbreaks of foodborne illness. CAES News
UGA scientist creates system to detect food pathogens in hours, not days
Researcher uses one-step method to identify foodborne pathogens in food.