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Agriculture & Natural Resources

Meet Gordon County Extension Agricultural and Natural Resources (ANR) Agent, Greg Bowman.  Greg, a lifetime resident of Gordon County, is a graduate from the University of Georgia with a BS in Animal Science 1993.  While attending, he was a top team member of a very successful UGA Livestock Judging Team that competed across the United States.  Greg has a total of twenty-four years experience working for UGA Extension.  Initially, he was the 4-H Agent in Bartow County transferring to the ANR Program in 2006.  Greg became our county's ANR Agent in 2011.  He is married to Tonya and they have two daughters, Kendall and Lindsay.


Greg Bowman, ANR Agent

Greg W. Bowman
Administration Agriculture & Natural Resources
ANR COUNTY EXTENSION AGENT/COORDINATOR
gbowman@uga.edu 706-629-8685


Agriculture and Natural Resources Newsletter Available

If you would be interested in receiving the electronic, monthly Gordon County Extension ANR Newsletter, please send our office a message using the Office Contact form at the bottom of this page.


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Cherokee County Extension is now accepting applications for the 2019 Master Gardeners Training Program - Deadline for Application is Friday, November 30, 2018.  For more information, access this link http://extension.uga.edu/county-offices/cherokee/cherokee-county-master-gardeners/CCMG.html  

 

 


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Below are some of UGA Extension's most broadly useful resources for those involved in agriculture on the farm, in schools, and around the home.

Production Agriculture:
 
Statewide Variety Testing Which varieties should you plant? The variety testing team does the work and research for farmers.
 
UGA Weather Network Reliable weather information for agricultural and environmental applications, including soil temperature, rainfall, wind speed, and more.
 
Pesticide Safety Education Everything you need to achieve certification and maintain the knowledge to safely and effectively make use of restricted-use and all other types of pesticides.
Sustainable Agriculture A collection of resources for those interested in production and marketing practices that are profitable, environmentally sound, and that improve the quality of life for farmers, farm workers, and the community.
Ag Budgets and Economics Resources for production economics, farm management, marketing, situation and outlook, risk management, financial management, farm policy, labor, and taxation.
 
Farmgate Value Report Annual county-level reports documenting the value of all food and fiber commodities grown in the state.
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Home & Garden:
 
Soil Testing Ensure that your soil is productive! Get your soil tested to determine the amount and kind of nutrients that should be added for the best growth.
 
Pest Management Recommendations for pest control around homes, on pets, in the home garden, and more.
 
Household Water Quality Water quality has an immediate and a prolonged effect on the health of your household. This publication series contains basic information about home water quality and treatment.
 
Home Garden Publication Series Topics include garden planning, soil preparation, weed control, pollination, disease and insect control, harvesting, and preserving.
Georgia Green Industry Professional Development The UGA Center for Urban Agriculture offers professional training and certifications for the Georgia Certified Landscape Professional, Georgia Certified Plant Professional exam and Super Crew employee training series.
Schools:
Community and School Gardens This Community and School Gardens blog is designed to help community and school gardeners succeed by connecting them to UGA Extension and other research-based resources.
Lesson Plans and Teacher Resources Whether you'd like to help protect the environment, teach your students how to avoid chronic diseases with healthy food and physical activity, or train food handlers in your cafeteria, University of Georgia Extension can help.
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