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									                                   University of Georgia
         College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences • Department of Crop and Soil Sciences


      Crop Management Extension Programs
►8 faculty members (as of Nov. 21)
     5 agronomists and 3 weed scientists
     6 in Tifton (4 agronomists, 2 weed scientists)
     2 in Griffin (1 agronomist, 1 weed scientist)
     Extension Forage Agronomist position in Athens to
      be filled effective Dec. 1
►Crops covered include: cotton, grain crops,
 tobacco, forages, peanut, & turf
                                           University of Georgia
                 College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences • Department of Crop and Soil Sciences




   Faculty               Rank                 Title          Location               Crop(s)                 % Ext.

  John Beasley          Professor          Agronomist           Tifton                Peanut                  75


  Steve Brown           Professor          Agronomist           Tifton                Cotton                  96

                                                                              Cotton, Small Grains,
Stanley Culpepper    Assoc. Professor     Weed Scientist        Tifton                                       100
                                                                                   Vegetables

   Dewey Lee            Professor          Agronomist           Tifton             Grain Crops               100


J. Michael Moore        Professor          Agronomist           Tifton               Tobacco                 100


  Tim Murphy            Professor         Weed Scientist       Griffin             Turf, Forages              75

                                                                               Peanut, Corn, Grain
  Eric Prostko       Assoc. Professor     Weed Scientist        Tifton         Sorghum, Soybean,             100
                                                                                     Canola

   Clint Waltz        Asst. Professor      Agronomist          Griffin                 Turf                  100
                                           University of Georgia
                 College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences • Department of Crop and Soil Sciences


                        Extension Programming
                                                1999-2005
                      Extension           Popular                                  Agent              County
   Faculty                                                Newsletters
                        Pubs               Press                                  Training            Meetings
  John Beasley              12                90                 145                   24                    190

  Steve Brown               17                64                 186                   52                    308

Stanley Culpepper            9                 6                 75                    35                    216

   Dewey Lee                11                25                                       40                    183

J. Michael Moore                                                                       14                    310

  Tim Murphy                 7                62                                       28                    71

  Eric Prostko              19                28                 73                    20                    151

   Clint Waltz               7                16                 89                    18                    51

   TOTAL                    82               291                568                   231                   1,480
                                University of Georgia
      College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences • Department of Crop and Soil Sciences


   Crop Management Extension Programs
►Success has been based on the “team”
 approach
►Extension Agronomists coordinate the
 multi-disciplinary teams
►Most teams include weed scientist, plant
 pathologist, entomologist, ag economist, ag
 engineer(s)
                                University of Georgia
      College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences • Department of Crop and Soil Sciences


   Crop Management Extension Programs
►Commodity Agronomists work closely with
 producer organizations, their executive staff,
 board members, and clientele
►First, and foremost, extension agronomists
 and weed scientists support, and are the
 primary resource, for county extension
 programs and the ANR agents

								
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