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Upcoming Agricultural Events
Oct 17 Jonesboro Farmers Market Jonesboro, GA - (31.0 miles) 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.
Oct 17 STEM Club Atlanta, GA - (11.0 miles) Calling all future engineers, designers, and programmers, come join our new special interest STEM Club to learn about how 3D printers work, the design and engineering process, and future careers. This club will meet once a month afterschool at the Atlanta History Center and is open to 4th-6th graders. Club meetings are from 3:30 - 5:00pm. For more information, please contact Laurie Murrah-Hanson at laurs@uga.edu.
Oct 19 - Oct 21 Weekend in the Classic City Athens, GA - (67.0 miles) The Georgia Collegiate 4-H Clubs are excited about the opportunity to work with your high school 4-H'ers and help them learn more about life as a college student at Weekend in the Classic City 2018. Workshops will focus on the college search process, application preparation, scholarships, student life and so much more! No late registration will be available and space is limited!
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Extension Agriculture News
  • Georgia's Pecan Crop link Georgia pecan farmers coping with devastating impact from Hurricane Michael. By Clint Thompson | Published: 10/16/2018
  • Downed Trees link Study downed trees for clues on how to prevent future losses, UGA expert says. By Paul Pugliese | Published: 9/13/2017
  • Flooded Wells link Wells may be contaminated after Hurricane Irma flooding, but they can be cleared. By Merritt Melancon, Gary L. Hawkins | Published: 9/11/2017
  • Emergency Preparedness link UGA Extension helps Georgians prepare for emergencies and recover from disasters. By Merritt Melancon, Michael J. Martin | Published: 9/6/2017
  • Emergency Food link UGA Extension recommends families keep at least a three-day emergency food supply on hand. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 9/6/2017
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