College of Agriculture, Family Sciences, and Technology


A new way to shake up harmful bacteria

Fort Valley State University researcher Dr. Ajit Mahapatra uses a sonicator to destroy bacteria in goat meat Food industries have widely used conventional chlorine wash to kill bacteria on meat surfaces. However, the adverse effect of this method on the quality of the meat has shifted researchers’ focus toward alternative processing methods. For that reason, […]

Advanced technology boosts graduate students to see research ‘clearly’

A new Center for Ultrastructure Research (CURE) will enhance research capacity, student training and industry partnerships Biological and physical sciences heavily depend on imaging to see beyond the naked eye. An advanced imaging facility at Fort Valley State University is giving graduate students and faculty members the vision to look deeper at issues affecting agriculture […]

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Fort Valley State University
College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology
1005 State University Drive
Fort Valley, GA 31030

FVSU prepares students for leadership in the agricultural sciences, engineering technology, family and consumer sciences, veterinary science, biotechnology, and public health fields through bachelor’s and graduate programs and robust research.