The University of Georgia, the state’s land-grant and flagship institution, is committed to sharing the latest economic projections for U.S. and state agriculture to guide farmers and agribusinesses. CAES economists provide an outlook of agricultural markets for the coming year and keynote speakers focus on important and trending topics.   
Jan 28
8:00AM - 11:30AM 2022 Georgia Ag Forecast UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center, Tifton, GA
Telfair and Wheeler County 2022 Row Crop production meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 15 at 8:30 am.  A meal is provided with advance registration.  Please RSVP by Monday, Feb. 14th by calling at our office at 229-868-6489.  Thank you!
Feb 15
8:30AM - 11:00AM Telfair County 2022 Row Crop (Corn, Soybean, Weeds) Production Meeting Southern Star, McRae, GA
Join CAES alumni and friends for an evening of Ag Dawg camaraderie and networking.
Feb 24
5:30PM - 7:30PM Ag Dawgs After Hours: Thomasville Farmer's Daughter Tasting Room, Thomasville
Telfair and Wheeler County 2022 peanut production meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 10 at 6:00pm.  A meal is provided with advance registration.  Please RSVP by Tuesday, March 8 by calling at our office at 229-868-6489.  Thank you!
Mar 10
6:00PM - 7:30PM Telfair County 2022 Peanut Production Meeting Southern Star, McRae, GA
Join CAES alumni and friends for an evening of Ag Dawg camaraderie and networking. Optional garden and house tour begins at 5:00 p.m.
Mar 17
5:00PM - 7:30PM Ag Dawgs After Hours: LaGrange Hills and Dales Estate, LaGrange, GA
Telfair and Wheeler County 2022 watermelon production meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 21 at noon.  A meal is provided with advance registration.  Please RSVP by Friday, March 18 by calling at our office at 229-868-6489.  Thank you!
Mar 21
12:00PM - 2:00PM Telfair County 2022 Watermelon Production Meeting Southern Star, McRae, GA
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Student Achievement


UGA-Tifton Students Awarded at AFGC

UGA Tifton was well represented at the 2022 American Forage and Grassland Council’s Annual Conference (AFGC). All three students representing the University of Georgia placed in the Emerging Scientist competition.

  • Justin Burt, Animal and Dairy Science PhD Candidate under the direction of Dr. Jennifer Tucker, won first place in the oral competition.
  • Nicholas Shay, Crop and Soil Science MS Student under the direction of Dr. Lisa Baxter, won second place in the oral competition.
  • Kendall Whatley, Animal and Dairy Science MS Student under the direction of Dr. Jennifer Tucker, won first place in the poster competition.

The Emerging Scientist Competition is a very competitive program. Participants must be nominated and selected by the Emerging Scientist Committee before they are invited to the annual conference to present their research.

Pictured (left to right): Dr. Lisa Baxter (Assistant Professor in CRSS), Nicholas Shay (MS Student in CRSS), Justin Burt (PhD Candidate in ADS), Kendall Whatley (MS Student in ADS), and Dr. Jennifer Tucker (Associate Professor in ADS). 

Congratulations, Dawgs!

CRSS Students Excel at Beltwide Cotton Conference

Students from several different areas of research brought home awards from the 2022 Beltwide Cotton Conferences held at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel in San Antonio, Texas.

Agronomy, Physiology and Soils Conference

  • 3rd place MS Poster – Devendra Chalise (Dr. Snider)
  • 2nd place MS Talk – Josh Lee (Dr. Snider)
  • 3rd place PhD Poster – Gurpreet Virk (Dr. Snider)
  • 3rd place PhD Talk – Gurpreet Virk (Dr. Snider)
  • 3rd place Undergraduate Poster – Montana Hall (Dr. Hand)

Weed Science Conference

  • 2nd place PhD Talk – Taylor Randell (Dr. Culpepper)

Sustainability Conference

  • 1st place PhD Poster – Kaylyn Groce (Dr. Porter)
  • 2nd place MS Poster – Madison Harkins (Dr. Liu)

Cotton Engineering Conference

  • 2nd place MS Talk – Luke Fuhrer (Dr. Porter)


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