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The University of Georgia Jasper County Cooperative Extension office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education.


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  • Extension Blogs link County agents view blogs as a more efficient way of communicating information to local producers. By Julie Jernigan | Published: 12/18/2017
  • Pollinator Habitats link Plant trees for bees, butterflies and other pollinators. By Julie Jernigan, Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton | Published: 12/15/2017
  • Shady Spots link UGA experts say pollinators like flowers in shade gardens, too. By Julie Jernigan, Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton, Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton | Published: 12/15/2017
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Upcoming UGA Extension Events
  • Dec 19 Small and Beginning Farmer Workshop UGA Extension is partnering with Athens Land Trust to provide a program for new and small scale farmers to learn what services and assistance is available to make their farms profitable. The program will include representatives from: The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Farm Service Agency (FSA) UGA Small Business Development Center (SBDC) UGA Extension Athens Land Trust To register, please call(706)743-8341 by Dec. 15 Crawford, GA - (52.0 Miles)
  • Jan 11, 2018 Corn and Soybean Production Meeting This production meeting on corn and soybeans will provide information and updates on weed prevention and control presented by Dr. Erik Prostko, UGA Extension Agronomist- Weed Science. Keys to Maximize Yields will be presented by Dr. Reagan Noland, UGA Extension Grain Agronomist. One hour of Pesticide Credit will be available (Private Pesticide Applicators and Category 21 for Commercial Applicators) The dinner and meeting are sponsored by Georgia Fertilizer and will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at the Morgan County Extension Office, Madison, GA Please RSVP by noon on January 10, 2017 by calling the Morgan County Extension Office: 706-342-2214 Madison, GA - (26.0 Miles)
  • Jan 20, 2018 Small Farm Business Training -- Journeyman Farmer Certificate Program Part 1 UGA Extension and partners developed the Journeyman Farmer Certificate Program to provide a comprehensive training program for beginning farmers. Small Farm Business Training is one of three parts in this program. Through this 2-day class (Saturday, January 20 and Saturday, January 27, 2018), trainers from the UGA Small Business Development Center will cover the following topics: Preparing a Business Plan Financial Feasibility Using Balance Sheets Accrual Income Risk Management Licensing and Certifications Marketing Feasibility Selling Your Products $50 registration fee includes handbook, lunch, and other program materials. Participants who complete the program and post-training evaluation will receive a certificate. Cumming, GA - (67.0 Miles)
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