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Five Hort/PBGG Graduate Students Awarded at the Southern Region ASHS Meeting Posted Mar 28, 2017 by pathomas

Congratulations are in order for five of our graduates students whom have been recognized for their research at the the 2017 Southern Region meeting of the American Society for Horticultural Science. The annual meeting was held in Mobile, Alabama this past February, 2017. Awardees included: Mary Sutton (Outstanding Undergrad paper...

An Overview of Horticulture Undergraduates at UGA: 2000-2016 Posted Mar 20, 2017 by Doug Bailey

One of the most enjoyable tasks I undertake every semester since 2000 is to interview our exiting undergraduate students.  We should all take pride in the quality of our graduates; they are quite impressive. Part of the interview is spent collecting information on our students—where they come from, why they...

Students participate in Georgia Organics Conference Posted Mar 20, 2017 by soco

More than 20 UGA students, including 9 from the Horticulture Dept., attended the 20th annual Georgia Organics Conference held in Atlanta from Feb 17-18th. Undergraduate and graduate students presented research posters, attended educational sessions and participated in talks ranging from ‘Seed Varieties for Organic Growers’, ‘Management of Disease and Pests...

Horticulture senior Jesse Lafian wins CAES entrepreneurship competition Posted Mar 17, 2017 by mvanier

Jesse Lafian, a senior undergraduate in the horticulture department, won the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ Fabricate entrepreneurship competition. Jesse has been working a novel type of soil moisture sensor that can help farmers and landscapers track the irrigation needs of their plants. The ultimate goal is to...

Gray Simpson Named Horticulture Department Outstanding Senior Posted Jan 31, 2017 by pathomas

Gray Simpson has been chosen by the faculty to be the departmental Outstanding Senior. Gray has distinguished himself by receiving several noteworthy awards: Greenhouse Product News Intern of the Year,  American Floral Endowment Vic and Margaret Ball Internship at Metrolina Greenhouses, Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship, and the most prestigious scholarship...

Dr. John Ruter elected “Fellow” for IPPS Posted Nov 7, 2016 by ruter

John M. Ruter,  Allan Armitage Endowed Professor of Horticulture and Director of the Trial Gardens at UGA was recognized as a Fellow by the International Plant Propagators’ Society, Southern Region of North America, during the society’s recent meeting in Virginia Beach. VA. This annual recognition is given to an individual...

Hort Faculty Recognized For Teaching Efforts Posted Nov 3, 2016 by pathomas

    Several Horticulture Department faculty were recently recognized for their teaching efforts at the 2016 Celebration of Teaching sponsored by the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences here at UGA.  Dr. Doug Bailey, our Department Head, along with Dr. Marc van Iersel, were recognized by students and received the CTL...

Couvillon Scholarship Winner Posted Oct 13, 2016 by Matthew Chappell

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