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UGA President visits Tifton

The CAES Tifton Campus Ambassadors are pictured above with UGA President Jere Morehead (center) who visited with Tifton Campus faculty, staff and students on April 2. Read more about Morehead's visit to Tifton.

Tifton professor featured on UGA's Focus on Faculty

Peggy Ozias-AkinsPeggy Ozias-Akins, professor at the UGA Tifton Campus and director of UGA's Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics, works to inspire students to be inquisitive and seek reliable information to guide their thinking. Read more about Peggy Ozias-Akins.

Meet Tifton's first biological science major

Madeline Robertson in Costa Rica during 2013Madeline Robertson's desire to study animals on a molecular level developed after working at UGA's Coastal Plain Experiment Station and traveling abroad to study in Costa Rica. She is on track to be the first biological science major to graduate from the UGA Tifton Campus. Read more about Madeline Robertson.

Passion for 4-H leads to major in ag education at UGA Tifton

Ashley CarrollAshley Carroll plans to turn her long-term passion for the 4-H program into a profession. The Moultrie, Ga. native decided to pursue a degree in agricultural education so that she can have the knowledge to teach children interested in agriculture once she becomes a 4-H county agent. Read more about Ashley Carroll.

Roberts dedicated to controlling cotton pests

Philip RobertsA 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

Wesley PorterThe 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.

Brenneman works to develop better disease management programs

Tim BrennemanWhen 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. Read more about Tim Brenneman.


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