Ted McAvoy Assistant Professor & Vegetable Production Extension Specialist; Emphasis: Vegetable production Horticulture
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Contact Information ted.mcavoy@uga.edu 229-386-3806
Mailing Address Tifton, CAES Campus 2360 Rainwater Road, Tifton, GA 31793
Shipping Address Tifton, CAES Campus 4604 Research Way, Tifton, GA 31793

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Dr. Ted McAvoy's applied field research will focus on all aspects of vegetable production in Georgia. Areas of interest include variety performance, disease resistance, fertilizer, irrigation and alternative crops. His extension goal is to serve the vegetable industry by disseminating relevant information and providing practical data driven recommendations that increase productivity, sustainability and profitability.


  • 80% Extension
  • 20% Research


  • B.S. in Horticulture, University of Florida
  • M.S. in Horticulture, University of Florida
  • Ph.D. in Horticulture, Virginia Tech