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Extension News
  • 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 Clint Thompson | Published: 10/18/2017
  • Energy Savers link Trees create shade in the summer and block slow winds in the winter. By Clint Thompson, Mary Carol Sheffield | Published: 10/17/2017
  • Exotic Pest Meeting link UGA Griffin campus to host meeting of exotic pest plant professionals. By Clint Thompson, Mary Carol Sheffield, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 10/17/2017
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Upcoming Events
  • Oct 24 Learning Hand Embroidery Embroidery is showing up everywhere! Come learn how to hand embroider on clothes, pillowcases, jackets, etc. We will learn the basic stitches and you can complete your own project to show off. My Grandmother taught me how to embroider years ago, and I am so excited to see that is the new trend. If you have something you want to embroider, such as a pair of jeans or jacket, bring it to class with you, or I will also have pillowcases and other items here if you want to go that route. I will have the hoops, needles, and thread needed to complete the projects. I'm so excited. Come join us!! Albany, GA - (11.0 Miles)
  • Oct 26 Apple and Cheese Tasting Come try some of the more exotic cheese and apple varieties at our annual taste testing party. Come sample cheeses recommended by our local Publix cheese experts. You will have a rating sheet to complete and take home with you that notes your new favorites to purchase. Register early; this class fills up quick! Albany, GA - (11.0 Miles)
  • Nov 1 - Nov 2 ServSafe Manager Training-Macon The ServSafe Managers Training is a food safety training program approved by DHR and includes: • 1.5 days of instruction • Certificate from NRAEF issued upon successful completion of the examination • New 6th Edition Manager book Macon, GA - (82.0 Miles)
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Extension Publications
  • Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016) Homeowners sometimes experience unpleasant odors in their household water. In many cases, the exact cause of the odor is difficult to determine by water testing; however, this publication provides a few general recommendations for treating some common causes of household water odors.
  • Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987) This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
  • Conversion Tables, Formulas and Suggested Guidelines for Horticultural Use (B 931) Pesticide and fertilizer recommendations are often made on a pounds per acre and tons per acre basis. While these may be applicable to field production of many crops, orchardists, nurserymen and greenhouse operators often must convert these recommendations to smaller areas, such as row feet, square feet, or even per tree or per pot. Thus pints, cups, ounces, tablespoons and teaspoons are the common units of measure. The conversion is frequently complicated by metric units of measure. This publication is designed to aid growers in making these calculations and conversions, and also provides other data useful in the management, planning and operation of horticultural enterprises.
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