Tifton Campus Upcoming Events

The 73rd Annual Southeastern Turfgrass Conference will be held on Thursday, April 25th at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center. If you are going to be in Tifton on April 24th, please join us for a Tour and Dinner at Pike Creek Turf Farms at 3:00pm. Complete program details and directions will be available shortly. Technical representatives from Bayer, BASF, Corteva, Koch Agronomics, PBI Gordon, Redox, and Syngenta will talk about the research and development behind their most popular products. Several southeastern distributors will discuss product availability in our region. Finally, we will provide an update on the development and study of turf cultivars during the field tour sessions, including speakers from Bladerunner Farms, University of Georgia, NC State University, and University of Florida. Topics to be covered this year will include: Turfgrass Breeding Updates from across the Southern U.S. Weeds and Herbicides Diseases and Fungicides Insects and Insecticides Turf Management and Fertilizers Drought Resistance Bermuda and Zoysia Putting Greens Drone use in Turfgrass Management For more information call Brian Schwartz at 229-386-3272, Karen McBrayer at 229-386-3416 or visit the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center Website Click on the links below to register online and to view the 2019 flyer.
Apr 25
8:00AM - 5:00PM 73rd Annual Southeastern Turfgrass Conference UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center, Tifton, GA
Competition is open to all UGA students conducting research at UGA-Tifton. Post Docs are encouraged to present their research, but will not be eligible to compete. Poster setup: May 2, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Winners will be announced the same day at the centennial finale event (7 p.m.) on the front circle of UGA-Tifton.
May 03
8:30AM - 10:00AM Student Poster Symposium & Competition (a UGA-Tifton Centennial Finale Event) UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center, Tifton, GA
The formal ceremony to end the Centennial Celebration.
May 03
10:30AM - 11:30AM Formal Centennial Celebration Ceremony (a UGA-Tifton Centennial Finale Event) UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center, Tifton, GA
Join us as we dedicate the Centennial Garden.
May 03
2:00PM - 3:00PM Dedication of the Newly Restored Centennial Garden (a UGA-Tifton Centennial Finale Event) UGA Tifton Campus - behind the Tift Building, Tifton, GA
The CAES Alumni Association Annual Meeting and Alumni Day is a way to connect with other alumni, engage in the work of the association, and celebrate our volunteers and their accomplishments. Looking for ways to reconnect and volunteer? Join us to learn more about the opportunities with Alumni Enrichment, Communications and Social Media, Public Affairs, Development, or Student Connections (Athens, Tifton & Griffin campuses). We would love for you and your family and friends to be a part of the day! Families are invited to tour the UGA Tifton campus or participate in other family-friendly activities around Tifton during the meeting.  Following the program, we will all enjoy connecting during dinner and then ice cream and fireworks! 3:00 p.m. - Registration 3:30 p.m. - Annual Meeting and Alumni Day Begins 4:00 p.m. - Family and Friends not attending the meeting can tour UGA Tifton campus, dairy, and Future Farmstead 5:30 p.m. - Dinner Time! 7:30 p.m. - Ice cream social and fireworks - UGA Tifton Centennial Celebration Finale  
May 03
3:00PM - 9:00PM Alumni Day and Annual Meeting at UGA-Tifton Centennial Celebration UGA Tifton Campus, Tifton, GA
Join us on the front circle of campus for ice cream, music, good company and a fantastic fireworks display!  
May 03
7:00PM - 10:00PM Ice Cream Social & Fireworks - the UGA-Tifton Centennial Celebration FINALE UGA-Tifton Campus Front Circle, Tifton, GA