FACULTY PROJECTS

Crop and Soil Sciences Faculty Contribute to Conservation Tillage Production Guide for the SE

Conservation Tillage Systems in the Southeast: Production, Profitability and Stewardship is a comprehensive guide on conservation tillage systems for farms in the southeastern United States. It provides information on the core components of conservation tillage systems as well as addressing regional considerations.

Contributors from the department are: Dory Franklin, Julia Gaskin, and Gary Hawkins.

Download the Guide

Derrick Platero

Derrick Platero Receives 2020 John Spencer Research Grant

M.S. student Derrick Platero is a recipient of a 2020 John Spencer Research Grant. These grants support graduate students affiliated with the UGA's River Basin Center with small grants of up to $2,000. 

Platero's co-advisors are CRSS faculty members Dr. Matthew Levi and Dr. Nandita Gaur.

Read more about Platero's project



Upcoming Events

The UGA VIRTUAL Food, Agricultural, Environmental, and Sciences Career and Internship Fair will be held on Handshake.
Oct 06
1:00PM - 4:00PM Food, Agricultural, Environmental and Sciences Career and Internship Fair (Virtual) https://uga.joinhandshake.com/login
Hay Field DaySunbelt Ag Expo HayfieldsOctober 21st, 20201:00-5:00 pm $10.00 | Pre-registration required
Oct 21
1:00PM - 5:00PM Hay Field Day at Sunbelt Ag Expo Hayfields ($10 | Pre-registration required) Sunbelt Ag Expo Hayfields, Moultrie, GA
The GrassMasters program is a 7–week long series of seven educational workshops that focus on forage production. Workshops will be held virtually every Monday beginning November 2nd. 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. Nov. 2 - IntroductionNov. 9 - Fertilization of Perennial GrassesNov. 16 - Pest Management StrategiesNov. 23 - Hay Production and ManagementNov. 30 - Understanding Forage QualityDec. 7 - Grazing Management and PlanningDec. 14 - Improving Soil Health and NRCS Programs $25.00 Register by October 21st
Nov 02
6:30PM - 7:30PM GrassMasters Virtual Series (1 educational workshop per week for 7 weeks) https://tinyurl.com/grassmastersvirtual
The GrassMasters program is a 7–week long series of seven educational workshops that focus on forage production. Workshops will be held virtually every Monday beginning November 2nd. 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. Nov. 2 - IntroductionNov. 9 - Fertilization of Perennial GrassesNov. 16 - Pest Management StrategiesNov. 23 - Hay Production and ManagementNov. 30 - Understanding Forage QualityDec. 7 - Grazing Management and PlanningDec. 14 - Improving Soil Health and NRCS Programs $25.00 Register by October 21st
Nov 09
6:30PM - 7:30PM GrassMasters Virtual Series (1 educational workshop per week for 7 weeks) https://tinyurl.com/grassmastersvirtual
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