Dr. Scott Monfort is currently the head Extension Peanut Agronomist and Associate Professor at the University of Georgia which has a 90% focus in extension outreach, and a 10% focus in research. Research in this role ties into his extension position and is used to assist growers in efficient crop production.
Dr. Monfort obtained his bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia in Plant Protection and Pest Management. This opened an opportunity in Worth County Extension, and whilst in this position, Dr. Monfort pursued a Master’s degree in Plant Pathology.
Sapkota Awarded 2nd Place in Poster Competition
Madan Sapkota, M.S. student advised by Dr. Simer Virk, won second place in the M.S. Poster Competition at the American Peanut and Research Society's (APRES) annual meeting in Dallas, Texas.
Sapkota presented his work on selection of optimal spray parameters and utilization of precision spray technologies for pesticide applications in peanut.