Portrait of Becky Griffin

Becky Griffin

Area(s) of Expertise: Turfgrass disease, Turfgrass


06/25/24 - Lights off, fireflies on: UGA Extension and Fannin County partner to conserve fireflies 02/07/24 - Mapping the economic value of pollinators 08/17/23 - Great Southeast Pollinator Census recognized by Georgia governor 02/17/23 - UGA announces 2023 pollinator plants of the year 11/29/22 - Great Pollinator Census expands to include neighboring states 10/14/22 - Farm to School Month grows student understanding of agriculture 08/09/22 - Mitchell County 4-H'er named grand marshal for 2022 Great Georgia Pollinator Census 08/01/22 - UGA Extension celebrates pollinator advocate Rosalynn Carter’s 95th birthday 07/26/22 - UGA expands access to native plant certificate 06/01/22 - South Carolinians join the Great Georgia Pollinator Census 05/17/22 - Lightning bugs are aglow! Protect firefly habitat this season 05/04/22 - Young Harris Beekeeping Institute celebrates 30th anniversary 04/18/22 - Conserving pollinators in urban landscapes 01/10/22 - Collaboration is key to the success of the Great Georgia Pollinator Census 10/25/21 - Protecting pollinators during the fall season 10/01/21 - Get ready to start Livin’ La Vida Okra for Farm to School Month 08/26/21 - All the buzz on the third annual Great Georgia Pollinator Census 06/29/21 - Georgia citizens help collect pollinator data across state 05/25/21 - Giant invasive bees could threaten native pollinators 04/22/21 - UGA Extension offers support for Farm to School programs 02/17/21 - Celebrate Georgia’s Arbor Day with fruit trees 09/17/20 - Milkweed pests can be a problem for monarch butterfly lovers 09/03/20 - UGA Mountain Research and Education Center becomes a seed bank location 08/20/20 - It's not too late to participate in the second annual Great Georgia Pollinator Census 07/07/20 - Great Georgia Pollinator Census returns this August 06/04/20 - Free online school garden workshop for educators 04/16/20 - Celebrate Earth Day at home 04/09/20 - Enjoy pollinators, practice for annual Georgia census 02/04/20 - State pollinator protection efforts focus on pollinator plant availability 10/23/19 - Monarch butterflies migrating through Georgia now 09/19/19 - UGA Extension awards Fayette County for farm-to-table education efforts 09/11/19 - UGA CAES launches fourth semester of Live from the Lab 08/29/19 - Georgians log 4,567 counts during inaugural Great Georgia Pollinator Census 08/08/19 - Help needed with Great Georgia Pollinator Census Aug. 23-24 at UGA-Athens 07/11/19 - Great Georgia Pollinator Census needs more counters 07/03/19 - Teachers can use pollinator gardens in STEAM education 07/02/19 - Warren County Schools make a big name for themselves with farm-to-school program 06/27/19 - UGA releases back-to-school media package on July 5 05/23/19 - Georgians have three months to read up before the Great Georgia Pollinator Census 03/11/19 - UGA Cooperative Extension issues planting suggestions for Great Georgia Pollinator Census 03/11/19 - With six months until the Great Georgia Pollinator Census, UGA needs more citizen scientists 02/08/19 - For Georgia gardeners, February means it’s time to talk about the trees and the bees 01/03/19 - UGA-Griffin student returns to college after 30-year break 10/29/18 - Clarke County's Grow It Know It wins statewide honor from Georgia Organics 10/26/18 - Gwinnett County students grow kale centerpieces for statewide Farm to School celebration 10/25/18 - UGA Extension recognizes Warren County School System with inaugural Outstanding Extension Farm to School Program Award 08/16/18 - UGA Extension is now recruiting and training citizen scientists for Great Georgia Pollinator Census 08/02/18 - Thanks to pollinator gardens, insect-watching has become a popular pastime 07/16/18 - Make the most of your community garden through event planning 07/04/18 - Be an asset to your child's school garden 05/23/18 - Insect scouting is an important part of any vegetable management plan 10/10/17 - UGA Extension helps start, manage school gardens 07/12/17 - Students, teachers and community gardeners launch pollinator census this August 07/12/17 - Teachers turning to school gardens to help with history, math and science lessons 08/11/16 - Atlanta's only soil festival digs into second year of fun on Aug. 27 07/27/16 - It's harvest time, and it's hot: ways to protect yourself from heat stress in the garden 07/12/16 - School gardens on the rise as teachers use them to teach STEM education 06/02/16 - UGA horticulture experts talk National Gardening Week, June 5-11 03/10/16 - UGA Extension is here to help community and school gardeners 11/19/15 - Gardeners' holiday wish lists often include soil, catalogs and free labor 07/29/15 - Healthy Soil, Healthy Community Initiative to provide compost workshops in metro Atlanta 07/15/15 - UGA Cooperative Extension focusing efforts on Georgia's community and school gardens 06/11/15 - UGA Cooperative Extension working for Georgia's community gardens and urban homesteaders 06/03/15 - UGA Extension offers garden training for teachers this summer 09/18/14 - With a little effort, carrots can be grown in Georgia's clay soil 07/17/14 - Blog is a new UGA resource for Georgia community gardeners 10/24/13 - Plant new seed into tall fescue lawns now for great results later 05/28/13 - Follow tips from UGA Extension to get a healthy summer lawn 03/21/13 - Popularity of St. Augustinegrass growing across Georgia 09/20/12 - UGA researchers working toward more water-efficient lawns 08/30/12 - Fall is the time to rescue that fescue 06/21/12 - Water your lawn wisely this summer 04/23/12 - Following a few lawn care tips can save water in drought situations. 02/16/12 - Grasscycling: Something Old is New Again 01/25/12 - Plan now for lush, green turfgrass this summer