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.
Roberts dedicated to controlling cotton pests
A self-professed “cotton person,” University of Georgia cotton entomologist Phillip Roberts is dedicated to controlling insects in one of the state's top crops. As an Extension specialist, Roberts' primary clientele are county agents. His job is to educate and prepare agents so they can educate farmers. Read more about Philip Roberts.
UGA irrigation specialist helping farmers
The University of Georgia's Extension irrigation specialist is cautious when discussing the future of irrigation and its impact on farmers statewide. Wesley Porter's job is to educate both Georgia and Alabama farmers on the best way to manage the precious resource. Read more about Wesley Porter.
Ag education at UGA Tifton
Dr. Joe West, Assistant Dean for University of Georgia Tifton Campus, talks about the different agricultural programs offered at the UGA Tifton Campus. Watch the video at Growing Georgia.
Brenneman works to develop better disease management programs
When Brenneman first came to Tifton he accomplished one of the most gratifying achievements of his professional career – he discovered a new fungus on pecan trees in Georgia called truffles. While the truffle discovery was one that stands out to Brenneman, his 26 years with UGA have proved to be equally productive. He spends much of his time improving disease control programs on peanuts and pecans.