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  • Frank McGill, a Georgia peanut specialist who advised farmers in 21 countries in a career that spanned more than 60 years, passed away Wednesday night. He was 95. McGill, affectionately known as ‘Mr. Peanut,’ worked with the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service, but also traveled around the world to help expand peanut production.  Here’s an article […]

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  • The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Animal Health has nine PhD scholarships available at the University of Nairobi. The successful candidates will receive full scholarships to cover the 3-year PhD tuition fee, research expenses, and monthly stipends for the duration of the PhD (tenable for strictly three (3) years). The main areas of study […]

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  • USAID is accepting concept notes to implement the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Systems for Nutrition program. The Food System Innovation Lab will design, lead and implement a program of nutrition-sensitive food-system research and capacity-building aimed at addressing opportunities and challenges, and will serve as a resource to the Bureau for Resilience and […]

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  • Two papers based on research conducted under the Peanut Innovation Lab and its precursor, the Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab, recently were published in Peanut Science. The peer-reviewed online research journal included one article on the cost-benefit of production interventions in northern Ghana and another article about crossing modern peanut with a peanut ancestor. One […]

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  • The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Bureau for Resilience and Food Security (RFS) has issued a Draft Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for a new Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Current and Emerging Threats to Crops (CETC) which aims to design, lead, and implement a research program focused on the control of current […]

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  • The University of Georgia has received a $700,000 grant from the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Safety to help improve food safety in Senegal’s dairy industry. The project is part of a larger $2.9 million parent grant from the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Safety, based at Cornell and Purdue Universities and funded […]

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  • Congrats to Bob Kemerait, a longtime collaborator with the Peanut Innovation Lab, who was recognized by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Science for his international research work. Kemerait has worked in Extension with UGA for 20 years, focusing on developing disease and nematode management strategies. At the same time, he has […]

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