University of Georgia student Megan Powell’s creative and innovative way of teaching Tift County, Georgia, fourth- and fifth-graders about the environment is an experience the students won’t likely forget. Read more about Science Night.
Pictured above left: UGA student Megan Powell teaching during Science Night; pictured above right: UGA student Addie Tucker instructs a student about magnet painting during Science Night.
Southeastern Turfgrass Conference, April 26
Sod farmers, landscape professionals and sports turf managers interested in learning more about the turfgrass industry’s latest innovations are invited to attend the 70th Annual Southeastern Turfgrass Conference. The conference will be held on Tuesday, April 26, at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Ga. The event will begin at 8 a.m., with registration and breakfast, and conclude at 5 p.m. Read more about the annual turfgrass conference.
In an effort to combat the threat of thrips infestations in cotton, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension cotton entomologist Phillip Roberts encourages Georgia growers to be proactive with insecticide application in planting this spring. Read more about thrips management.
Amazing Student: Alex Holman
Alex Holman, an agriculture education major, loves the small campus and family atmosphere at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus. Holman hopes to finish his agricultural education degree and then return to Auburn, Georgia to teach high school or middle school students. Read Alex's student profile.