Browse Feed the Future Peanut Lab Stories - Page 8

76 results found for Feed the Future Peanut Lab
Alexandra Bentz, a poultry science graduate student at UGA, spent her summer studying the health of vampire bats in Belize. CAES News
Graduate Student Travel Awards
his summer University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences students traveled the world with help from the college’s Office of Global Programs’ Graduate International Travel Awards.
Recent CAES graduate Emily Urban listens to the Feed the Future Peanut Mycotoxin and Innovation Lab survey team that she worked with in Mozambique this summer. CAES News
International Peanut Farmers
Women play a substantial part in the production and processing of peanuts in many countries of the world, so much so that the peanut is sometimes called a “woman’s crop.”
Abraham Fulmer (center) visits a U.S. peanut field with Haitian agronomist Jean Phillipe Dorzin (left) and Will Sheard of Meds & Food for Kids (right), in 2015. CAES News
Plant Pathology Abroad
When he started college, Abraham Fulmer didn’t know he’d study peanuts, work in international development or become fascinated with Haiti.
UGA agricultural economist Nick Magnan and his colleague Grace Motey interview women who work buying and selling peanuts at a market in Ghana. CAES News
International Development
What is the best way to help people in developing countries build food security? That’s the question at the center of University of Georgia agricultural economist Nick Magnan’s research.
Left to Right: UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Science Dean J. Scott Angle, PMIL Director Dave Hoisington, Food for Kids Ag Research Specialist Will Sheard, Meds and Food for Kids agronomist Jean Phillipe Dorzin and UGA peanut pathologist Bob Kemerait. CAES News
Haiti Visit
While the University of Georgia is known as a hub for peanut research, sometimes the most impactful research is conducted on the farms and in the countries that will be most affected by the work.
Charles Y. Chen, a peanut breeder with the USDA ARS National Peanut Research Laboratory in Dawson, leads a tour for a group of visiting international scientists.  Pictured left to right with Chen are Andrew Emmott, Amade Muitia, Isaac Minde, Alice Mweetwa, Jamie Rhoads and Dominique LaForest. CAES News
PMIL Meeting
Mycotoxins are harmful chemicals that are produced by fungi in crops like peanuts and corn. A group of agricultural scientists from across the world met in Georgia last month to discuss the need for more robust sampling and detection methods for these potentially lethal food toxins.