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Announcing Our New Training Coordinator, Welcome Greg Huber!

Greg Huber Training Coordinator

The Georgia Center for Urban Agriculture is excited to announce that Mr. Greg Huber will be our new Training Coordinator effective January 1, 2016.

Over the past decade, Greg has trained Georgia’s Green Industry workforce as the Program Coordinator, Lead Instructor, and Advisor for the Southern Crescent Technical College Horticulture Program. Greg’s diverse background in the industry includes Christmas Tree Farming, Carpentry and Construction, Landscape Management, Retail Nursery Sales, Landscape Installation, Site Planning, and Landscape Architecture. In 2014 he received the Georgia Green Industry Association’s Educator of the Year award and is also a past recipient of the Southern Crescent Technical College Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction.

Mr. Huber holds a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Georgia and is a Georgia Registered Professional Landscape Architect. Greg is active in professional, educational and community clubs and activities. He brings enthusiasm, passion and expertise to his position and to the unit. Our unit is eager to begin the New Year with Greg leading the direction of the Georgia Certified Landscape Professional and Georgia Certified Plant Professional programs.

Join us as we welcome Mr. Greg Huber to our team in the Georgia Center for Urban Agriculture and the UGA Griffin Campus.

Help us nominate one of our own to eXtension’s i-Three Corps

Nominate Becky Griffin for eXtension's i-Three Corps

eXtension is seeking 200 individuals to co-invent the future. They’re calling this group the i-Three Issue Corps!

eXtension is looking for individuals who have plans of work involving either climate or food systems.

UGA Extension and Center professional Becky Griffin is being nominated with her Pollinator Spaces Project.

The Pollinator Spaces Project assists pollinators by increasing needed habitat through a multi-faceted initiative. Throughout the state of Georgia, community and school gardeners are encouraged to add pollinator habitats to their gardens. Online resources and in-person trainings are offered to teach gardeners about pollinators, plant selection, garden design, and habitat enhancements. University of Georgia Extension agents, specialists and collaborative partners provide the resources and trainings.

Help us nominate Becky Griffin to eXtension’s i-Three Corps by voting online!

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