WELCOME TO USDA/ARS IN TIFTON, GEORGIA
2316 Rainwater Road
P.O. Box 748
Tifton, Georgia 31793
Phone: (229) 386-3504
FAX: (229) 386-7225
The Tifton Location is comprised of the following units:
ARS research at the Tifton Location encompasses broad subject areas of surface and ground water quantity and quality, agrichemical/pesticide management, irrigation and water use management, hydrologic modeling, erosion processes, riparian and watershed management systems; maize, peanut, sorghum, forage and turf breeding and management for improved quality, pest resistance and production efficiency and germplasm enhancement; nematode, weed, and disease management systems for agronomic and horticultural crops; IR-4 nematode, pathogen, insect and weed management projects in minor and specialty crops; IR-4 pesticide use and food safety on minor crops and ornamentals; genetic and cultural methods for managing pests; use and management of animal wastes as associated with water quality (dairy, swine, poultry), plant resistance to insects and aflatoxin contamination; and insect biology and management systems for voracious and mobile insects pests.