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Dr. Robin Buell to join UGA as Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar 

Robin Buell, University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University and a renowned plant genomics expert, will join the University of Georgia in fall 2021 as its newest Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar.

GRA Eminent Scholars are acknowledged leaders in areas of science that are strategically important to the state of Georgia and its research universities. Buell, who will be appointed as a professor of crop and soil sciences in the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, is the eighth GRA Eminent Scholar recruited to UGA since 2015 and the 20th overall. She will be UGA’s 19th currently serving Eminent Scholar.

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Subash Dahal's Paper Named Notable Paper by Sustainability on World Soil Day

Dahal is a former CRSS graduate student and was advised by Dory Franklin.

The paper is titled "Strategic Grazing in Beef-Pastures for Improved Soil Health and Reduced Runoff-Nitrate-A Step towards Sustainability."

Read the paper here


FACULTY AWARDS

Dr. Lisa Baxter Receives Early Career Award

Lisa Baxter, assistant professor and Extension forage agronomist, received the Early Career Award from the American Forage and Grassland Council during the organization's 2021 annual conference held in Savannah, Georgia.

Additionally, Dr. Baxter's online outreach effort, "Lego Forage Specialist," won first place in the AFGC's video contest. Click here to view the video on Facebook.

Congratulations, Dr. Baxter, on these honors!



Upcoming Events

Peanut farmers and those involved in the peanut industry will be able to learn more about the latest products, services and peanut research at the show, which is sponsored by the Georgia Peanut Commission.
Jan 20
1:00PM - 5:00PM 45th Annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show & Conference (CANCELLED) UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center, Tifton, GA
Peanut farmers and those involved in the peanut industry will be able to learn more about the latest products, services and peanut research at the show, which is sponsored by the Georgia Peanut Commission.
Jan 21
8:00AM - 2:30PM 45th Annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show & Conference (CANCELLED) UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center, Tifton, GA
How COVID-19 has affected our food supply and changes into a post-COVID world - Lessons and perspectives from the poultry supply chainSteven Lyon (BSA - Poultry Science, ’04; MS - Poultry Science, ’06; PhD - Food Science, ’09)Senior Principal Lead, Food SafetyChick-Fil-ABryan Fancher (PhD - Poultry Science, ’87)Group Vice President - Global Technical OperationsAviagen Harsha Thippareddi John Bekkers Professor of Poultry ScienceUGA Poultry Science Department Corey Watson (BSA - Poultry Science, ’99)Athens Complex ManagerPilgrims
Jan 21
1:00PM - 2:00PM CAES Chats with Poultry Science (Online) https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwpdeCrrz4uHNHvrB5tLnuME0L276uHKp6v
Keynote topic: COVID-19's impact on agriculture in Georgia Breakout topic sessions:  animals, livestock and poultry row crops horticultural crops (fruits and vegetables) forestry and land taxation
Jan 29
9:30AM - 11:30AM 2021 Georgia Ag Forecast (Online)
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