Griffin Campus

Learn more about CAES at UGA-Griffin
While the University of Georgia Griffin Campus is mostly known for its groundbreaking advancements in agricultural and environmental sciences, UGA-Griffin also offers a growing list of undergraduate degree completion programs and full graduate degree programs from five of UGA’s schools and colleges.

Griffin Campus Scholarships

Current and prospective UGA-CAES students on the Tifton and Griffin Campuses may apply for CAES Scholarships (due March 1st) and for Tifton Campus or Griffin Campus scholarships which are awarded on a rolling basis through September 5th (or until funds have been awarded). Applicants are expected to enroll as full-time undergraduates in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES), University of Georgia for the academic year. Applicants for the Tifton and Griffin Campuses are expected to enroll as CAES students on those campuses.

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Entomology Griffin Campus

About the Campus

The University of Georgia Griffin Campus boasts a small college atmosphere with the benefits of obtaining a degree from a university with a strong national reputation for academic excellence.

Five of the University of Georgia's schools and colleges are represented at UGA-Griffin:

  • College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • College of Education
  • College of Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Franklin College of Arts and Sciences
  • Terry College of Business

 

Visit the University of Georgia Griffin Campus website.

CAES News from UGA-Griffin

Researchers in the US and Senegal are studying why young people leave peanut farming behind and move to the city, an important question for the future of farming in Senegal’s Groundnut Basin. University of Georgia PhD student Pierre Diatta and Virginia Tech’s Brad Mills (far left and left), will present early findings of the study, along with UGA agricultural economist Genti Kostandini (far right), in a webinar next week. The team is working with Katim Toure, a collaborator at ENSA (École Nationale Supérieure d'Agriculture) in Senegal. CAES News
Ag economists offer webinar on why young people leave the farm in Senegal
All over the world, farmers are aging and young people are moving to more urban areas for economic opportunities. Leaders wonder what factors push young people to abandon agriculture and whether technology or other tools can make farming a more attractive option for the next generation. Next week, researchers from the University of Georgia and Virginia Tech will present early findings from research exploring those questions in Senegal, where a team surveyed more than 1,000 peanut-growing households to explore challenges among peanut producers and learn the main reasons why young people turn away from agriculture.
The Food Product Innovation and Commercialization Center, known as FoodPIC, at the University of Georgia campus in Griffin is a one-stop shop for food businesses looking to launch a product. Scientists here also look for ways to turn raw foods from Georgia into value-added products. Pictured are Kevin Mis Solval, assistant professor in the Food Science and Technology Department, and FoodPIC program manager Lauren Hatcher. (Photo: Ligaya Figueras/AJC) CAES News
UGA food scientists get creative with Georgia commodities
As farmers across the state swelter in the summer heat tending crops and livestock, food scientists inside a state-of-the-art 14,500-square-foot facility on the University of Georgia campus in Griffin are laboring over a different side of the agricultural equation: How can we get the biggest bang for the buck from Georgia’s food commodities?
AgDawg Kickoff Athens 81 CAES News
Traditional fall welcome event returns to CAES Livestock Arena
As University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences students return to campus this month, the fall tradition of AgDawg Kickoff will again welcome them with free t-shirts and dinner from a selection of food trucks at the UGA CAES Livestock Instructional Arena at 6 p.m. August 25.