A boom in demand and an economic need to diversify has many Georgians looking to produce goat meat. To meet the informational need, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension recently graduated its first ever class of Master Goat Farmers.
Two University of Georgia animal science
researchers introduced to the world 13 pigs that may hold
the key to new therapies to treat human diseases, including
diabetes. Announced this week, the discovery marks the
first time pluripotent stem cells, or cells that can turn into
any type of cell in the body, have been created from adult
Last year, most commodity prices dropped by 10 percent, leaving Georgia farmers facing their first significant decline in farm gate value in a decade. University of Georgia economists say 2010 should be a better year for them.