February 3, 2023

Five industry leaders join GRA board

GRA is fortunate to have a Board of Trustees representing industry, philanthropy, government and higher education. These leaders provide great counsel, oversight and support of our operations.

Five new Trustees were named to the board at the February 2, 2023 meeting: 

Janine Brown, Partner-in-Charge for the Atlanta office of Alston & Bird

Dallas Clement, President and Chief Financial Officer for Cox Enterprises

Kimberly Greene, newly named President and Chief Executive Officer of Georgia Power Co.

Cade Joiner, Founder and Board Chairman of Shred-X Corporation


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January 23, 2023

Fresh from the Lab!

GRA showcases Georgia invention at global poultry industry convention

It’s somehow fitting that the world’s largest gathering of the poultry industry would be held in Georgia, the nation’s top producer of poultry.

And it’s just as appropriate that GRA would showcase ingenuity from Georgia’s universities at the gathering – the 2023 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE), held this week in Atlanta. Through its Greater Yield Initiative, GRA is working to move new technologies that would benefit poultry producers and processors from the lab to the farm. 

Visitors to Booth C13534 at the Georgia World Congress Center this week will see demonstrations of three such technologies:

AudioT, out of Georgia Tech, offers technology that safeguards the welfare of broiler chickens by identifying and analyzing the sounds they make.

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January 11, 2023

Georgia continues to climb the rankings in university research

For the second consecutive year, Georgia has moved up a notch in national rankings of university research: A new report from the National Science Foundation shows the state now ranks no. 8 in the U.S. for “Higher education R&D expenditures.”

NSF data show that Georgia’s colleges and universities posted $2.95 billion in research expenditures in FY21, a 6% increase over the previous year.

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