Commodity Teams

At the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, teams made up of research scientists and extension specialists work together to provide the latest technology and information for efficient, profitable production of some of Georgia's most valuable commodities.


Commodity websites


Cross-commodity programs


Upcoming commodity-related events:

The GrassMasters program is a 7 week long series of seven educational workshops that focus on forage production. Workshops are held every Monday beginning on January 27th at the Ben Hill County Senior Citizen Center. This program is an INTRODUCTION to forage production systems and is highly recommended for those of you just getting your "feet wet" when it comes to planning or improving a forage system. Programs will be taught by the UGA Forage Team members as well as NRCS staff. The GrassMasters program is a 7 – week long series of seven educational workshops that focus on forage production. Workshops are held every Monday beginning on January 27th at the Ben Hill County Senior Citizen Center. This program is an INTRODUCTION to forage production systems and is highly recommended for those of you just getting your "feet wet" when it comes to planning or improving a forage system. Programs will be taught by the UGA Forage Team members as well as NRCS staff. MEETING DATES AND TOPICS: Registration: 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm Program: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm January 27thAn Introduction to Forages February 3rdFertilization of Perennial Grasses February 10thPest Management Strategies February 17thHay and Baleage Production and Management February 24thUnderstanding Forage Quality and Supplementation March 2ndGrazing Management and Planning March 9thImproving Soil Health and NRCS Programs
Jan 27
6:30PM - 8:30PM 2020 GrassMasters Series Ben Hill County Senior Citizen Center, Fitzgerald, GA
Landscape Pro University is a one day training seminar to keep you up to date on new information effecting the landscape industry.
Jan 29
All Day Landscape Pro University & Expo Cobb Galleria, Atlanta, GA
The GrassMasters program is a 7 week long series of seven educational workshops that focus on forage production. Workshops are held every Monday beginning on January 27th at the Ben Hill County Senior Citizen Center. This program is an INTRODUCTION to forage production systems and is highly recommended for those of you just getting your "feet wet" when it comes to planning or improving a forage system. Programs will be taught by the UGA Forage Team members as well as NRCS staff. The GrassMasters program is a 7 – week long series of seven educational workshops that focus on forage production. Workshops are held every Monday beginning on January 27th at the Ben Hill County Senior Citizen Center. This program is an INTRODUCTION to forage production systems and is highly recommended for those of you just getting your "feet wet" when it comes to planning or improving a forage system. Programs will be taught by the UGA Forage Team members as well as NRCS staff. MEETING DATES AND TOPICS: Registration: 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm Program: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm January 27thAn Introduction to Forages February 3rdFertilization of Perennial Grasses February 10thPest Management Strategies February 17thHay and Baleage Production and Management February 24thUnderstanding Forage Quality and Supplementation March 2ndGrazing Management and Planning March 9thImproving Soil Health and NRCS Programs
Feb 03
6:30PM - 8:30PM 2020 GrassMasters Series Ben Hill County Senior Citizen Center, Fitzgerald, GA
The GrassMasters program is a 7 week long series of seven educational workshops that focus on forage production. Workshops are held every Monday beginning on January 27th at the Ben Hill County Senior Citizen Center. This program is an INTRODUCTION to forage production systems and is highly recommended for those of you just getting your "feet wet" when it comes to planning or improving a forage system. Programs will be taught by the UGA Forage Team members as well as NRCS staff. The GrassMasters program is a 7 – week long series of seven educational workshops that focus on forage production. Workshops are held every Monday beginning on January 27th at the Ben Hill County Senior Citizen Center. This program is an INTRODUCTION to forage production systems and is highly recommended for those of you just getting your "feet wet" when it comes to planning or improving a forage system. Programs will be taught by the UGA Forage Team members as well as NRCS staff. MEETING DATES AND TOPICS: Registration: 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm Program: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm January 27thAn Introduction to Forages February 3rdFertilization of Perennial Grasses February 10thPest Management Strategies February 17thHay and Baleage Production and Management February 24thUnderstanding Forage Quality and Supplementation March 2ndGrazing Management and Planning March 9thImproving Soil Health and NRCS Programs
Feb 10
6:30PM - 8:30PM 2020 GrassMasters Series Ben Hill County Senior Citizen Center, Fitzgerald, GA
Please join us on February 12th for the 9th annual Northeast Georgia Beef Cattle Short Course in Athens, GA!  This year we have another great program covering timely topics in beef cattle production. The registration covers the full day’s program, notebook, hat, meal, and snacks. Also, we will have vendors and representatives from several companies and institutions to visit with during the breaks and lunch. Participants this year will receive continuing education hours for Beef Quality Assurance (3 hours), Private Pesticide Credits (1 hour), and Commercial Category 21 Pesticide Credits (1 hour). 
Feb 12
8:30AM - 4:30PM Athens Beef Cattle Short Course UGA Livestock Instructional Arena, Athens, GA
The GrassMasters program is a 7 week long series of seven educational workshops that focus on forage production. Workshops are held every Monday beginning on January 27th at the Ben Hill County Senior Citizen Center. This program is an INTRODUCTION to forage production systems and is highly recommended for those of you just getting your "feet wet" when it comes to planning or improving a forage system. Programs will be taught by the UGA Forage Team members as well as NRCS staff. The GrassMasters program is a 7 – week long series of seven educational workshops that focus on forage production. Workshops are held every Monday beginning on January 27th at the Ben Hill County Senior Citizen Center. This program is an INTRODUCTION to forage production systems and is highly recommended for those of you just getting your "feet wet" when it comes to planning or improving a forage system. Programs will be taught by the UGA Forage Team members as well as NRCS staff. MEETING DATES AND TOPICS: Registration: 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm Program: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm January 27thAn Introduction to Forages February 3rdFertilization of Perennial Grasses February 10thPest Management Strategies February 17thHay and Baleage Production and Management February 24thUnderstanding Forage Quality and Supplementation March 2ndGrazing Management and Planning March 9thImproving Soil Health and NRCS Programs
Feb 17
6:30PM - 8:30PM 2020 GrassMasters Series Ben Hill County Senior Citizen Center, Fitzgerald, GA
The GrassMasters program is a 7 week long series of seven educational workshops that focus on forage production. Workshops are held every Monday beginning on January 27th at the Ben Hill County Senior Citizen Center. This program is an INTRODUCTION to forage production systems and is highly recommended for those of you just getting your "feet wet" when it comes to planning or improving a forage system. Programs will be taught by the UGA Forage Team members as well as NRCS staff. The GrassMasters program is a 7 – week long series of seven educational workshops that focus on forage production. Workshops are held every Monday beginning on January 27th at the Ben Hill County Senior Citizen Center. This program is an INTRODUCTION to forage production systems and is highly recommended for those of you just getting your "feet wet" when it comes to planning or improving a forage system. Programs will be taught by the UGA Forage Team members as well as NRCS staff. MEETING DATES AND TOPICS: Registration: 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm Program: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm January 27thAn Introduction to Forages February 3rdFertilization of Perennial Grasses February 10thPest Management Strategies February 17thHay and Baleage Production and Management February 24thUnderstanding Forage Quality and Supplementation March 2ndGrazing Management and Planning March 9thImproving Soil Health and NRCS Programs
Feb 24
6:30PM - 8:30PM 2020 GrassMasters Series Ben Hill County Senior Citizen Center, Fitzgerald, GA
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