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The mission of UGA Extension is to extend lifelong learning to the people of Georgia through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

 


Franklin County Extension Blog
  • 2017 Northeast Georgia Master Cattleman Program Posted by on Jul 26, 2017 Download Flyer:  Master Cattleman
  • Watch For Army Worms- Farmers and Homeowners Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 In late summer, almost every year, armyworms invade pastures, hay fields, and turfgrass throughout the state. Particularly in pastures and hay fields, damage may be severe before the worms are noticed. The grass is not killed, but hay yield and forage can be reduced to almost nothing over whole fields...
  • Unless You Test, It’s Just A Guess Posted by on Jul 11, 2017 Hay season is in full swing and people are busy trying to restock the barns form last year’s drought. We have had better rainfall through the spring and many of our famers and producers are taking full advantage of the good rain, and have had some good hay cuttings. I...
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Extension News
  • 'Bolivian Sunset' link A native of Bolivia and Peru, this ground cover is cold hardy from zones 8 and up. By Norman Winter | Published: 10/19/2017
  • Sunbelt Expo link The Sunbelt Agricultural Expo, an annual event that celebrates agriculture, showcases research and facilitates agricultural education, concludes Thursday in Moultrie, Georgia. By Norman Winter, Clint Thompson | Published: 10/18/2017
  • Energy Savers link Trees create shade in the summer and block slow winds in the winter. By Norman Winter, Clint Thompson, Mary Carol Sheffield | Published: 10/17/2017
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Upcoming Events
  • Oct 20 - Oct 23 Weekend in the Classic City 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 2016. Workshops will focus on the college search process, application preparation, scholarships, student life and so much more! Event Registration will open on Tuesday, August 30 and close Friday, October 7. No late registration will be available and space is limited to 80 youth participants! Athens, GA - (29.0 Miles)
  • Oct 20 - Oct 23 Weekend in the Classic City 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 2016. Workshops will focus on the college search process, application preparation, scholarships, student life and so much more! Event Registration will open on Tuesday, August 30 and close Friday, October 7. No late registration will be available and space is limited to 80 youth participants! Athens, GA - (29.0 Miles)
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