UGA Tifton Honors Graduates
The University of Georgia Tifton Campus honored its graduates (pictured above) with a graduation celebration on Saturday, May 7. UGA Tifton agribusiness majors Jodie Stringer and Blake Yelverton; agricultural education majors Catherine Bennett, Jesse Boland, Lindsey Hall, Hannah Queen, Ray Sanders and Morgan Watt; agriscience and environmental systems major Logan Moore; and biological science majors Lawson Conoly, Jeremy Long and Jameson Thomas have earned their undergraduate degrees.
UGA Tifton graduate student Michasia Dowdy has earned a masterís degree in plant protection and pest management.
Amazing Student: Megan Powell
The University of Georgia Tifton Campus is a home away from home for Wrightsville, Ga. native Megan Powell. From small class sizes to accomplished professors, UGA Tifton offers Powell everything she wanted in a college environment. Read Megan's student profile.
Voice-activated tractors are the future of farming, according to University of Georgia agricultural engineer Glen Rains. Through research on the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences campus in Tifton, Georgia, and in partnership with Georgia Tech, Rains is researching voice-activated software that will cause tractors to stop in the event of an emergency. Read more about voice-activated tractors.
Edible Landscape Class
Thanks to a new class on edible landscapes at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences students are learning the importance of growing and cooking healthy food. Read more about the edible landscape class.
Pictured above: Broccoli plants (left) and a lemon tree are part of the landscape at the Future Farmstead located on the UGA Tifton Campus.