CAES Tifton Campus Ambassadors
The CAES Tifton Campus Ambassadors assist with student recruitment and college-related activities on the Tifton Campus. The current group of ambassadors (pictured above L-R) are Blake Jones, Shannon Parrish, Hannah Homansky, Madeline Robertson, Amanda Miller and Davis Bruorton.
Registration open for UGA's 2014 Ag Forecast
Agriculture—the biggest industry in Georgia—has an impact that is felt throughout the state's economy. In January, University of Georgia economists will break down the complicated web of factors that impact the state's agriculture and give farmers and business leaders a preview of the 2014 growing season.
The Tifton session will be held on January 29. Visit www.georgiaagforecast.com for more information and to register.
Nitrogen essential to cotton, corn production
Corn and cotton share an essential attribute: They need just the right amount of nitrogen to generate high yields. Low dosages can result in stunted plants or yellow, lower leaves, which is very common in corn.
Pictured above, Glen Harris, a soils and fertility agronomist with the University of Georgia, examines corn on the UGA Tifton Campus.
Nematode damage on peanuts
Tiny microscopic worms called nematodes can have a devastating and costly effect on peanut crops. A new nematode resistant peanut variety, bred by Georgia researchers, will ease this problem by stopping the pest from reproducing.
UGA Tifton excelling in classroom
The University of Georgia Tifton campus’ recipe for a successful academic program combines three ingredients: small class sizes, a hands-on learning approach and world-class scientists. The result is an academic program that appeals to individuals vying for top employment opportunities in agriculture.