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  • When to Stop Irrigating Your Cotton Crop Posted by rjoyce on Oct 2, 2018 Throughout 2018 the Georgia cotton crop has been extremely variable in regards to growth and development. This is due in large part to heavy and frequent rains during the planting window.
  • Shopping for a New Herd Sire? Here’s Your Guide Posted by rjoyce on Sep 25, 2018 Fall sale season is now in full swing, and Georgia cattlemen have numerous options to choose from in the current bull market.  So, it seems logical to devote this article to a review of some of the basic principles of bull shopping.
  • Georgia Crop Progress and Condition Report Posted by rjoyce on Sep 25, 2018 The most recent Georgia Crop Progress and Condition Report is available. https://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Georgia/Publications/Crop_Progress_and_Condition/2018/cw092418.pdf
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Upcoming Events
  • Nov 12 - Nov 13 Manager ServSafe Training Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. Americus, GA - (88.0 Miles)
  • Nov 12 - Nov 13 ServSafe Manager Training UGA Spalding County Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office. Griffin, GA - (95.0 Miles)
  • Nov 13 Let's Grow Garlic! Join us for insights on growing garlic that performs well in the our climate. We will review cultural information for successful garlic production and review performance data from our learning garden trials in 2017. Eatonton, GA - (60.0 Miles)
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Extension News
  • 4-H Leadership Endowment link Georgia 4-H alumni, supporters name endowment in honor of Gov. and first lady. By Josh Paine | Published: 11/7/2018
  • Hurricane Michael Impact link Hurricane in October caused more than $2.5 billion in losses to Georgia's agriculture industry. By Clint Thompson | Published: 11/8/2018
  • Pecan Prices link UGA Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells estimates that pecan growers are receiving significantly less per pound than last year. By Clint Thompson | Published: 11/8/2018
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