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Franklin County Extension Blog
  • Ag Hero Posted by on Mar 19, 2018 Ag Hero’s By:  Raymond Fitzpatrick Ag week is March 19-23 and to celebrate this year we received a request from Athens to write about our agriculture heroes. As I sit and try to write this my mind goes back to all the individuals that influenced me to go into a...
  • When to Cull Cattle Posted by on Jan 29, 2018 When to Cull Cattle By: Raymond Fitzpatrick   It’s the time of year for farmers that you are feeding hay and other supplemental feeding, and like it or not that cuts into your bottom line when it comes time to take those cattle to market.  Many farmers think in terms...
  • When To Prune Fruit Trees Posted by on Jan 22, 2018 When To Prune Fruit Trees By:  Raymond Fitzpatrick   One of the questions that I get this time of year is when do I prune my fruit trees and the answer that I always give is, it depends. It depends on the crop that we are talking about and the...
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Extension News
  • Tree Season link Late winter is a great time to add foundation plants to the landscape. By Sage Barnard | Published: 2/15/2019
  • 4-H at Capitol link Georgia 4-H members visit state Capitol to learn about legislative process. By Cristina deRevere | Published: 2/13/2019
  • 2019 Flavor of Georgia link Final round of UGA's Flavor of Georgia contest set for March 19. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 2/14/2019
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Upcoming Events
  • Feb 18 LifeSmarts State Championship LifeSmarts State Championship Perry, GA - (135.0 Miles)
  • Feb 19 - Feb 20 ServSafe Managers Certification Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. Reidsville, GA - (175.0 Miles)
  • Feb 20 - Feb 24 Georgia Junior National Livestock Show Georgia Junior National Livestock Show Perry, GA - (135.0 Miles)
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