Congratulations to Tifton graduates
The University of Georgia Tifton Campus held its graduation reception on Saturday, May 2, at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center.
This year's graduates (pictured above) include: Luke Clark (agribusiness), Hannah Getz (agricultural education), Matthew Mayhue (agricultural education), Amanda Miller (agricultural education), Ben Pope (agricultural education), Caitlin Mahoney (biological science), Holly Anderson (MPPPM), Jenna Kicklighter (MPPPM), Brittany Saylor (MPPPM) and Ty Torrance (MPPPM).
Graduating in the summer will be Nicholas Beaver (agricultural education) and Christina Dills (agricultural education).
Ag Awareness Day
UGA Tifton's Ag and Environmental Awareness Day was held on May 14 with more than 700 local third graders participating. Following the event, organizers recognized two individuals for their contributions. Pictured left to right are Katie Davis, event organizer; Glen Harris, UGA CAES Professor; Jimmy Champion of the Georgia Plant Food Educational Society; and Benji Baldree, event organizer.
Success Grows Here!
Success grows at the University of Georgia's College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Watch the CAES video on YouTube.
Tifton scientists impacting the world
The University of Georgia Tifton Campus is a hub for groundbreaking research with global impact. World-renowned scientists conducting agricultural research have called UGA Tifton home for almost 100 years. Read more about Tifton's history.
Jason Schmidt is UGA Tifton's newest entomologist
The University of Georgia's newest entomologist is eyeing a different approach to studying insects in multiple agricultural crops. Instead of focusing on how to eliminate pests that reduce yield and negatively impact profits, UGA entomologist Jason Schmidt is looking to improve agricultural management systems to preserve helpful insects. Read more about Jason Schmidt.
Xuelin Luo hired as Tifton statistician
As the University of Georgia Tifton Campus's new statistician, Xuelin Luo will analyze and interpret data from the various research groups that belong to the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Read more about Xuelin Luo.
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.