40 Under 40, Class of 2019

Cain Hickey


University of Georgia

Job Title

Assistant Professor and Viticulture Extension Specialist


Hickey has presented at state, regional, national and international conferences and has coordinated numerous Extension workshops. He has authored several peer-reviewed journal articles and Extension publications. Hickey’s research currently focuses on pruning, trellising, fruit-zone management and spring frost mitigation. He works with members of the southeastern U.S. grape and wine industry to solve vineyard management issues through his Extension and research appointment.

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