The Butts County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education.
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Jun 21 - Jun 23 Journeyman Farmer Certificate Program - Small Fruit & Vegetable Production The second part is Small Fruit & Vegetable Production that covers a multitude of subjects relating to crop production. Subjects covered include soil health, fertility, cover crops, irrigation, equipment, marketing and other pertinent topics. The class will include a visit to the Urban Farm at Gwinnett Technical College in Lawrenceville. You must attend the Small Farm Business Planning Section in order to participate in this one. Lawrenceville, GA - (44.0 Miles)
Jun 22 - Jun 25 State 4-H Council State 4-H Council Eatonton, GA - (37.0 Miles)
Jun 23 Jonesboro Farmers Market The Jonesboro Farmers Market is attracting more vendors and urban farmers to the market this year. There is no charge for farmers/vendors to participate at the market, which makes the market unique. The market's vendors include urban farmers with a variety of locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables, cottage food vendors with an array of homemade products and a handful of vendors selling house plants and vegetable seedlings to start your backyard garden. UGA Clayton County Master Gardener Extension volunteers are at every market day sharing Extension gardening information. The market will also continue its live food preparation/nutrition demonstrations on occasional market days. Jonesboro, GA - (24.0 Miles)
UGA Dairy link Mary Ethel, the calf, makes her debut at UGA Teaching Dairy.
Honeybee 101 link Learn some bee biology during National Pollinator Week.
Peach Crop link Increased chill hours are a big reason Georgia is having a better year with its peaches.