Miller educates community about sustainability
University of Georgia Tifton Campus student Amanda Miller (pictured above) is educating her community about sustainability through aquaponics one homegrown meal at a time. Read more Amanda Miller's research.
Ag Forecast slated for January 22 in Tifton
University of Georgia agricultural experts will give a forecast of agriculture in the coming year at a series of events set across the state. The annual seminar series will be held in Gainesville, Cartersville, Bainbridge, Lyons, Tifton and Macon during January. Register at www.georgiaagforecast.com or read the news release.
Specialized academic courses
Beginning fall 2015, the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences campuses in Athens and Tifton will offer advanced classes in precision agriculture, sustainable agriculture or plant breeding/genetics. The courses are designed to strengthen students' knowledge in these areas, a need the college administration has noted in the industry. Read more about specialized academic courses at CAES.
UGA Tifton grad student recounts study abroad experience
Studying overseas was an eye-opening experience for University of Georgia graduate student Camden Lowrance. Six months in Greece allowed Lowrance to work on his master's thesis and to prove that he could more than survive — he could excel at his work — in a foreign country. Read more about Camden Lowrance's study abroad experience.
AgrAbility program helps Georgia farmers in need
The National AgrAbility Project is a program that helps physically disabled farmers, ranchers and other agricultural workers. This federally funded program is coordinated in Georgia by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences. Read more about Georgia's AgrAbility program.