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Admin. Area: Horticulture Department Head
Administration: 100 percent

Experience
Rank / Assignment Institution Date Range
Professor and Head Dept. of Horticulture, UGA
12/1/99 - Present
Professor and Asst Dept Head Dept. of Horticultural Science, NCSU 2/1/99 - 11/30/99
Professor and Interim Dept. Extension Leader Dept. of Horticultural Science, NCSU 7/1/98 - 1/31/99
Associate Professor Dept. of Horticultural Science, NCSU 7/1/92 - 6/30/98
Assistant Professor Dept. of Horticultural Science, NCSU 1/22/90 - 6/30/92
Assistant Professor Dept. of Plant Science, Univ of Arizona 10/29/86 - 1/19/90
Graduate Research Assistant Dept. of Horticulture, Purdue Univ 7/1/80 - 10/17/86

Degrees
Degree
Field
Institution
Date Obtained
B.S. Horticulture University of Georgia
1980
M.S. Horticulture Purdue University
1983
Ph.D. Horticulture Purdue University
1986

Awards and Honors
Award/Honor Description Received
School of Agriculture Teaching Awards, Purdue University Voted outstanding graduate instructor in Horticulture for the academic year 1982-1983  
John E. Hutchison Young Extension Professional Award Presented by the Southern Region of ASHS 1993
NCSU Early Career Service Award Presented by the XI Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi, the National Honorary Extension Fraternity 1993
Blue Ribbon Extension Publication Award Presented by Southern Region ASHSfor HIL#558, "Alkalinity control for irrigation water used in nurseries and greenhouses."
1998
Industry Appreciation Award Presented by the Southeast Greenhouse Conference and Trade Show for service to that event 2000
ASHS Outstanding Extension Publication Award Received the Large Brochure Award the publication: Whipker, B.E., J.M. Dole, T.J. Cavins, J.L. Gibson, W.C. Fonteno, P.V. Nelson, D.S. Pitchay, and D.A. Bailey. 2001. Plant root zone management. 88 pp. N.C. State University. 2002
ASHS Outstanding Ornamentals Publication Award Received for the publication: Scoggins, H.L., D.A. Bailey, and P.V. Nelson. 2002. Efficacy of the Press Extraction Method for Bedding Plant Plug Nutrient Monitoring" HortScience 37(1):108-111. 2003
Georgia Commercial Flower Growers Association Outstanding Educator Award Given by the Georgia Commercial Flower Growers for educational programming. 2005