40 Under 40, Class of 2020

Brett Blaauw


University of Georgia

Job Title

Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist


Originally from Southwest Michigan, Brett is currently an Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist of Peach Entomology at the University of Georgia and Clemson University. He is the regional peach entomologist for Georgia and South Carolina with additional responsibilities for a variety of other fruits, including apples and grapes. Through addressing producer needs, his work highlights the importance of IPM and the support of beneficial insects for the sustainability of southeastern fruit production.

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