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Events and Activities

Events and Activities

Clarks Hill Bee Keeper Association, meet at 7:00 pm on the first Monday of every other month at 6420 Pollards Pond Rd., Appling, GA 30802.

ARC Growers Breakfast Monthly Meeting at Forest Hills Golf Course,  1500 Comfort Rd., Augusta, GA, (706) 733-0001. Breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m.; The program will start at 8:00 a.m.  If you would like to added to our email list, contact the Richmond County Extension office:

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The Columbia Country Cultivators meeting, meet on the second Tuesday of the month at Jones Creek Club house, for a small fee you will be able to purchase breakfast starting at 7:45am, the program will start promptly at 8:00 am.  If you would like to be added to our email list: 

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Help save The Farmers and Consumers Market Bulletin

The Market Bulletin has been in publication since 1907, selling everything farmers use from fertilizer and seeds to heifers and farm equipment, basically anything a farmer could use.

In a letter from Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture, Gary Black, he states that a decision will have to be made about ending publication of The Farmers and Consumers Market Bulletin unless 38,000 additional paid subscriptions are received by April 30th. They are currently working on instituting a $10 annual subscription fee. For more information or to subscribe: The Farmers and Consumers Market Bulletin

Plant Sale

2019 Columbia County Plant fundraiser

Last day to order is February 1, 2019. Pre-order pick up is February 22, 2019 from 10am-6pm. Plants will NOT be held after February 22.

UGA Challenges Georgians to Save 40 Gallons of Water a Day

A new University of Georgia Cooperative Extension program launched this year challenges Georgians to save 40 gallons of water per day. The 40-Gallon Challenge allows Georgians to compete against other Americans who are taking the challenge in their states. Read the Georgia FACES 40 Gallon Challenge story.

Testing Services

Soil, Water and Pond Water Testing

For information on the Testing Services we provide.

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2019 Columbia County Plant Sale Fundraiser

Are looking to plant some new fruit trees?  Now is your chance to pre-order some new fruit trees/plants for your home garden.    All plants must be pre-orderd and pre-paid.  The last day to place your order is February 1, 2019.   You can pay for your plants with cash or credit (only in the office) or mail your payment and order form to the office.

Pre-Ordered pick up date is February 22, 2019 from 10:00 - 6:00.  All plants must be picked up on this date.    To order please print out the plant form and send to the Extension office.


Wildlife and Food Plot Management for Small Acreages

Join UGA Cooperative Extension for our first ever Wildlife and Food Plot Management educational seminar. The purpose of this course is to introduce the small acreage landowner in land management practices that can readily be employed to improve wildlife habitat.

 When: February 23, 2019

 Where:  Eubank Blanchard Community Center 6868 Cobbham Road Appling, GA 30802

Cost $15.00


To register for the seminar please go to Eventbrite