Serving Our Neighbors
UGA Tifton strives to exemplify the land-grant mission of the University of Georgia, “to teach, to serve, and to inquire into the nature of things.” We work toward this mission through teaching the next generation about agriculture, serving Georgians in local communities through the UGA Cooperative Extension Service and solving problems through research efforts. You can be part of our UGA Tifton community in a variety of ways. Whether it is working with your local county Extension agent and 4-H, attending Ag Awareness day on campus, or earning a bachelor's or master’s degree close to home in South Georgia, we value the opportunity to connect with you and serve you.
Third and fourth grade students participate in this spring planting and fall harvesting project. Students also learn about soil and water conservation, insects and non-food products derived from agricultural crops.
Sponsored by the Animal and Dairy Science Department, this event gives area first graders the opportunity to learn more about farm animals.
The Tifton weather unit sends real-time, local weather information, keeps a record of all data collected, and provides STEM-based curriculum.
The Young Scholars program allows local high school students to hold summer jobs on the Tifton Campus for six weeks. Each young scholar works with a mentor on a specified project.
The Future Farmstead is an energy independent experimental farm and home/learning center dedicated to developing and demonstrating advanced technologies. Visitors can learn about living smart, net-zero energy homes, edible landscapes, gardening, agriculture, food preservation, and more.
The Tifton Campus Conference Center hosts many events that are open to the public. From concerts to tradeshows, we welcome the community to participate in our events!
The University of Georgia Tifton Campus is a regular participant in local events. From sponsoring a Relay for Life team to assembling a float for the annual Christmas parade in Tifton to hosting regular blood drives, the campus is visible in the community.