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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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Horticulture graduate students win awards at the 61st SNA Research Conference Posted Sep 1, 2016 by mvanier

The 61st Annual Southern Nursery Association Research Conference was held in Athens, GA on August 30 and 31, 2016. The highlight of the first day was the annual student competition, with separate competitions for BS, MS, and PhD students. The horticulture department was well represented in the competition, with David Gianino...

Dr. Ruter receives ACS Service Award Posted Aug 30, 2016 by ruter

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Horticultural Physiology lab members win Alex Laurie Award Posted Aug 26, 2016 by mvanier

“ Rhuanito Ferrarezi, a former post-doc in the Horticultural Physiology Lab, Sue Dove, and Marc van Iersel recently received the Alex Laurie award from AmericanHort. AmericanHort is a national trade organization representing the ornamental horticulture industry. The Alex Laurie Award is presented to the author(s) of the most significant applied floriculture...

UGA Hort Alum Accepts Position at Purdue University Posted Aug 22, 2016 by pathomas

  Congratulations to UGA Hort Ph.D Alum Krishna Nemali who has accepted a faculty position at Purdue University as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Nemali, who studied under Dr. Marc van Iersel, has responsibility for extension and research activities related to controlled environment agriculture which includes ornamentals and vegetables grown under...