Agriculture & Natural Resources
Bleckley County ANR Happenings for Fall 2017
- Aug 17 Fertility & Whitefly Shade Tree Meeting- Dr. Glen Harris, Specialist, guest speaker
- Sept 15 Cotton Defoliation - Southeast District Agronomist Mark Freeman, guest speaker
- Aug-Sept Peanut Maturity - as needed - Please call the office to schedule a time
Other Upcoming EventsSee More Events keyboard_arrow_right
Jan 18 North GA Apple Production Meeting Not only is fruit production different each year but the 2018 meetings will also be different. Instead of two half day meetings, there will be one all-day meeting that will provide educational information from several specialists around the Southeast. They will discuss fertilizer applications, orchard floor management, thinners and growth regulators, an insecticide update, ambrosia beetle control, a disease and fungicide update, emerging herbicides, a roundtable discussion, pesticide recording keeping and an FSMA update. In addition to the education, recertification credit has been applied for and will be issued to people that attend who already have a private or commercial pesticide license. The meeting is open to the public as well. Ellijay, GA - (172.0 Miles)
Jan 18 Building Baby's Brains (Session 1) Childcare Professionals Training Interactions with adults are experiences. Experiences are necessary for brain growth. Childcare professionals will learn more about their role in brain development for babies and young children during four 2-hour interactive sessions. This training is provided by a Bright from the Start Approved Entity. Watkinsville, GA - (95.0 Miles)
Jan 18 Monroe County Cattleman's Association Meeting The monthly meeting of the Monroe County Cattleman's Association will be held on January 18, 2018 at Minori's Italian Ristrorante in Forsyth, GA. The featured speaker for the meeting will be Carmen Westerfield, NRCS District Conservationist. The meeting will begin at 7:00 pm. Forsyth, GA - (54.0 Miles)
Below are some of UGA Extension's most broadly useful resources for those involved in agriculture on the farm, in schools, and around the home.
Search for UGA Extension Publications keyboard_arrow_right
Statewide Variety Testing Which varieties should you plant? The variety testing team does the work and research for farmers.
UGA Weather Network Reliable weather information for agricultural and environmental applications, including soil temperature, rainfall, wind speed, and more.
Pesticide Safety Education Everything you need to achieve certification and maintain the knowledge to safely and effectively make use of restricted-use and all other types of pesticides.
Sustainable Agriculture A collection of resources for those interested in production and marketing practices that are profitable, environmentally sound, and that improve the quality of life for farmers, farm workers, and the community.
Ag Budgets and Economics Resources for production economics, farm management, marketing, situation and outlook, risk management, financial management, farm policy, labor, and taxation.
Farmgate Value Report Annual county-level reports documenting the value of all food and fiber commodities grown in the state.
Home & Garden:
Soil Testing Ensure that your soil is productive! Get your soil tested to determine the amount and kind of nutrients that should be added for the best growth.
Pest Management Recommendations for pest control around homes, on pets, in the home garden, and more.
Household Water Quality Water quality has an immediate and a prolonged effect on the health of your household. This publication series contains basic information about home water quality and treatment.
Home Garden Publication Series Topics include garden planning, soil preparation, weed control, pollination, disease and insect control, harvesting, and preserving.
Georgia Green Industry Professional Development The UGA Center for Urban Agriculture offers professional training and certifications for the Georgia Certified Landscape Professional, Georgia Certified Plant Professional exam and Super Crew employee training series.
Community and School Gardens This Community and School Gardens blog is designed to help community and school gardeners succeed by connecting them to UGA Extension and other research-based resources.
Lesson Plans and Teacher Resources Whether you'd like to help protect the environment, teach your students how to avoid chronic diseases with healthy food and physical activity, or train food handlers in your cafeteria, University of Georgia Extension can help.