Wayne Hanna and Brian Schwartz Receive Legislative Recognition

Dr. Wayne Hanna and Dr. Brian Schwartz received special legislative recognition from the Georgia House and Senate for the development of TifTuf turfgrass.

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Jennifer Miller

Jennifer Miller, currently a UGA Extension Agent in Jeff Davis County, is a 2005 Crop and Soil Sciences graduate who majored in Agriscience and Environmental Systems.

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Crop & Soil Sciences Student Achievements

Natalia Espinoza from Ecuador is a Fulbright student who was awarded a GAIN Fellowship from the Graduate School to start an M.S. program in the Crop and Soil Sciences department in Fall, 2020. 

Maria Teresa Tancredi (one of our dual MS students from Padova) is finishing her M.S. here and was awarded a GREAT Fellowship from the Graduate School to start her Ph.D. in Crop and Soil Sciences in Fall, 2020.


Lorena Lacerda, Ph.D. Student, Receives E. Broadus Browne Award for Outstanding Graduate Research

Congratulations to Lorena Lacerda for winning first place in the doctoral-level competition with her presentation, "Using Remote Sensing to Delineate Dynamic Irrigation Management Zones." Lacerda's major professor is Dr. George Vellidis.

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Crop & Soil Sciences Undergrad Takes 2nd in the 2020 CAES Virtual Research Symposium

Congratulations to Matthew Tucker for his second place finish in the 2020 CAES Virtual Research Symposium!

Tucker, who receives a $500 prize for his accomplishment, is mentored by Dr. Dory Franklin. His winning presentation was titled "Relating Sensor and Soils Data to Find Relationships with Normalized Difference Vegetation Index."

Michaela Lubbers, a Biotechnology undergraduate student and 1st place winner, was mentored by Crop and Soil Sciences faculty member, Dr. Jennifer Jo Thompson.

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