Congratulations to Josh Griffin, Iron Horse Farm Manager, on being named Fireman of the Year for South Oconee County. The emergency responders in Oconee County are all volunteers and are one of the highest rated emergency response teams in the State.
We appreciate Josh's contributions to the community and the added dimension that he brings to his job from a fire safety and response standpoint.
Well done, Josh!
Dual Master's Students Attend Conference in Austria
Master’s students Carson Dann (third from right) and Brendan Fatzinger (fourth from right) recently attended the European Geophysical Union Conference in Vienna, Austria where Carson presented a poster on her thesis research.
Both students are participating in the Dual Master’s Degree with the University of Padova and are currently in Italy conducting their thesis research.
Carson’s advisor is Prof. Francesco Morari and Brendan’s advisor is Professor Antonio Berti. Both are adjunct faculty in the Crop & Soil Sciences Department.
Dr. Lisa Baxter: New Extension Forage Agronomist
Dr. Baxter's primary role will be to help forage-based livestock producers find profitable and sustainable solutions to their forage production challenges.
She plans to create a forage Extension research program tailored to the unique needs of south Georgia producers.
- Ph.D. Plant and Soil Sciences, Texax Tech University (2017)
- M.S. Crop and Soil Sciences, University of Georgia (2012)
- B.S. Agriculture and Natural Resources, Berea College (2008)