UGA Extension Office

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
  • Aug 29 August Hay Day We would like to invite you to our August Hay Day hosted by Lamar and Upson County Extension Offices. There will be presentations, vendors, equipment dealers and pesticide credit offered at this event. Come hungry, lunch will be provided by Yatesville Diner Catering. We hope to see you there! Culloden, GA - (130.0 Miles)
  • Aug 29 Integrating Beef Genetics into Dairy Herds to Build Marketable Calves This program will focus on selecting semen to introduce into dairy herds to capture extra dollars in the bull calf market. Speakers will review adjustments producers must make to their genetic strategy, how to understand semen selection and marketing channels, and the importance of calf delivery and care to achieve optimal feedlot performance. Speakers are: Dr. Lee Jones, UGA College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Jones specializes in Herd Health, Reproductive Efficiency and Advanced Reproductive Techniques. Mr. Greg Devine is a Large Herd Specialist with ST Genetics. Meeting is free of charge and will be held from 10 a.m. until noon. Please preregister for the meal by calling our office at 706-485-4151 by 5 pm 27th. Program and meal are sponsored by: Georgia Beef Commission and Georgia Milk Producers, Inc. Eatonton, GA - (77.0 Miles)
  • Sep 20 Northeast Georgia Invitational Livestock Judging Workout Through the support of several local producers we will have 6-8 classes available as teaching aids for local coaches and livestock judging teams. The stock will be available from 5-7pm for coaches and teams to go through at their own pace. Official placings and class critiques will be provided at the conclusion. Schedule: 4:00pm - Registration 4:45pm - Introduction 5pm-7pm - Livestock available for practice 7:15pm - Class Critiques & Committee Placings Forsyth, GA - (110.0 Miles)
  • Oct 13 Apple Recipe Contest at Georgia Apple Festival Enter our apple recipe contest and win $300 and a ribbon for first place or $100 and a ribbon for second place. Download the entry form which has all the details and information such as date, time, deadlines, expectations, location, policies and procedures. Go on line to www.ugaextension.org/gilmer and scroll down to "News You Can Use" then click on Apple Recipe Contest. Ellijay, GA - (96.0 Miles)
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