Students get hands-on learning
Glen Harris, soils and fertility expert at the UGA Tifton Campus, watches as his student, Caitlin Mahoney (pictured above, left), tests the pH of a soil sample during a recent Soils and Hydrology class. Aaron Bruce and Logan Moore (pictured above, right) take soil samples during class on the UGA Tifton Campus. Learn more about academic programs at Tifton.
Spotlight on Tifton students:
Agriscience and Environmental Systems major
Michasia Harris had no problem choosing her college destination. A native of Tifton, Harris grew up hearing about UGA Tifton Campus at different recruiting events as well as from her father, Glen Harris, who is a professor at the university. Michasia enjoys the small class sizes and hands-on experience that she receives at her local campus. After graduation, she hopes to be a county agent. Read Michasia's student profile.
Luke Clark always wanted to attend the University of Georgia. Since high school, Clark knew he wanted to major in agribusiness at a UGA campus. He chose the UGA Tifton Campus after hearing that it offered the degree he wanted to pursue in his hometown. Read Luke's student profile.
Agricultural Education Major
Amanda Miller's top priority is her education. She is a first generation college student and as a CAES ambassador, student worker and club and extracurricular participant, Miller is making the most out of her time on the UGA Tifton Campus. Read Amanda's student profile.
Pecan scab resistance
A major disease plaguing Georgia’s pecan crop, scab is a growing problem for state producers due to increasing resistance to the fungicides used to control the disease.
Read more about pecan scab in Georgia.