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Upcoming Agricultural Events
Feb 11 - Feb 23 Journeymen Farmer Certificate Program Carrollton, GA - (42.0 miles) UGA Extension in Carroll and Paulding Counties are hosting the Journeymen Farmer program that provides a comprehensive training for beginning farmers. The program requires a three-step training and focuses on production of small ruminants. The first two steps will take place over the course of three days. The third step will take place over the spring/summer. The program will be $75 per person. Registration deadline is February 4. To register for this program or for more information, please call the Carroll County Extension office at 770-836-8546.
Feb 18 Love Your Heart Decatur, GA - (19.0 miles) Celebrate American Heart Month by taking care of your heart. Join us for tips to better manage your time and stress and make heart healthy food choices. Cost: $10/participant
Feb 19 “Backyard Berries and Their Care” Decatur, GA - (19.0 miles) Interested in an edible landscape? Berries are the best addition to any backyard. Come hear about the different berries that are best for Georgia gardens.
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Extension Agriculture News
  • Wild Pigs link Feeding deer without feeding wild pigs is a difficult task. By Michael Anthony Foster | Published: 2/13/2019
  • Trees for Bees link UGA Extension's Trees for Bees advocates longterm planting for pollinators. By Sage Barnard | Published: 2/8/2019
  • SmartIrrigation App link Using the SmartIrrigation app, farmers will receive notifications when irrigation should be applied. By Clint Thompson | Published: 2/11/2019
  • Herbicide Resistance link Glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth has already cost Georgia's cotton industry more than $1.2 billion since it was first discovered in 2003. By Clint Thompson | Published: 2/7/2019
  • Nature's Helpers link The use of beneficial insects for pest control is rising among producers using high tunnels and greenhouses. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 2/6/2019
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