Jared Whitaker begins post as UGA cotton agronomist
The University of Georgia’s newly hired Cooperative Extension cotton agronomist Jared Whitaker (pictured above) believes the biggest challenge Georgia cotton farmers face is making a profit. Read more about Jared Whitaker.
UGA turf featured at Super Bowl
The biggest football game of the year will showcase one of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ most accomplished turfgrasses. Tifway 419, a turfgrass developed on the UGA Tifton Campus and released by world-renowned scientist Glenn Burton in the early 1960s, will be used in this year’s Super Bowl. Read more about Tifway 419.
UGA Tifton cuts ribbon on Future Farmstead home
Local and state leaders and staff from the Tifton-Tift County Chamber of Commerce recently joined University of Georgia researcher Craig Kvien as he officially cut the ribbon of the Future Farmstead site. The net zero home/research facility is located on the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' campus in Tifton. Read more about the Future Farmstead.
Why I love the UGA Tifton Campus: Breanna Coursey
Breanna Coursey, admissions counselor, talks about why she loves the University of Georgia Tifton Campus.
Amazing Student: Will Burt
Ever since he was a child, Will Burt knew he wanted to receive a degree from the University of Georgia. Growing up on a family farm, agriculture has always been a part of Burt’s life. One of the best choices Burt believes he’s made is attending UGA Tifton to pursue a degree in agricultural education. Read Will's student profile.