UGA student Amanda Miller educates her community about sustainability through aquaponics system

By Jordan Hill University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences  University of Georgia Tifton Campus student Amanda Miller is educating her community about sustainability through aquaponics one homegrown meal at a time. Miller constructed an aquaponics system to demonstrate that such a system, based in the home, could feed a small family. The […]

UGA Tifton grad student recounts experience of studying overseas

By Jordan Hill University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences  Studying overseas was an eye-opening experience for University of Georgia graduate student Camden Lowrance. Six months in Greece allowed Lowrance to work on his master’s thesis and to prove that he could more than survive — he could excel at his work — […]

UGA Tifton Campus to host annual Peanut Farm Show

By Jordan Hill University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences  The University of Georgia Tifton Campus will become the center for all things peanut for growers and industry personnel on Thursday, Jan. 15, when the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center hosts the annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show. Held at the conference center for […]

McKinney Orders Probe

By Jordan Hill and John Stephen Opinions Editor, The Spectator Managing Editor, The Spectator   VSU President William McKinney has ordered a third-party investigation into a clash between a former adjunct professor and VSU alumnus that occurred this summer over the use of state resources for political purposes. Dr. Mark George, the professor involved in […]

University of Georgia Extension agent Rachel Hubbard is instilling lifelong, positive financial habits in Lanier County students.

By Jordan Hill University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences  University of Georgia Extension agent Rachel Hubbard is instilling lifelong, positive financial habits in Lanier County students “By the time we’re adults, many of our money habits are already in place,” said Rachel Hubbard, Family and Consumer Sciences agent for Lanier County. “It’s […]

UGA Statewide Variety Testing program key aid in helping farmers decide what to plant every year

By Jordan Hill University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences  Georgia farmers need to know what crops can be grown efficiently and successfully in their region of the state. Guidance from University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences personnel with the college’s Statewide Variety Testing program help farmers decide what to […]