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Upcoming Events
  • Oct 27 UGA Extension Gwinnett Green Industry Update The program will offer five credit hours for Georgia Commercial Pesticide Applicators license in the following categories: Category 21, plant agriculture, Category 24, ornamental and turf, and Category 27, right-of-way. The program will also offer five CEUs for ISA Certified Arborists, five CEUs for the GCLP/GCPP certifications, and one credit in category 1 for Foresters. Lawrenceville, GA - (143.0 Miles)
  • Oct 28 Run for Your Health in the 3rd Annual Walk GA Zombie 5k & 1 Mile Candy Crawl Put on your shoes and join us as we move more and become healthier. The City of Davisboro, GA is promoting better health in their community by hosting a Zombie 5K & 1 Mile Candy Crawl. Before the race, participants will be given a flag belt, sort of like flag football. These flags represent your health. The Zombies want to take your flag and possible take a bite out of you. If you loose all your health flags, you will receive an "infected" medal at the finish line. If you finish with a flag, you will receive the "Survivor" medal at the finish line. You may also choose not to participate with flags and only run the 5K course through the City. The 1 Mile Candy Crawl will start soon after the last runner from 5K finishes. Children will be given a bag, in which they can run the one mile course and collect candy along the way. We want you to Move More, Live More! Davisboro, GA - (39.0 Miles)
  • Oct 30 2017 Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council Annual Conference The program will have several experts give informative presentations on various aspects of invasive plants and their impact on the environment along with several outdoor hands-on activities in the afternoon. It will offer five credit hours for pesticide applicator licenses 21 (Plant Agriculture), 23 (Forestry) and 24 (Ornamental and Turf), 5.5 Arborists CEUs, and for the SAF Forester, seven credits in category one. Griffin, GA - (154.0 Miles)
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Extension News
  • Agricultural Awareness Day link Hands-on demonstrations and educational opportunities provide local elementary school students with modern agricultural knowledge. By Julie Jernigan | Published: 10/20/2017
  • 'Bolivian Sunset' link A native of Bolivia and Peru, this ground cover is cold hardy from zones 8 and up. By Julie Jernigan, 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 Julie Jernigan, Norman Winter, Clint Thompson | Published: 10/18/2017
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