Ag Forecast link Seminars will be held in January and February in six different locations across Georgia.
Peanut Crop link Late spring rains pushed back peanut planting for many Georgia producers.
Timber link It's best for producers not to salvage moderately damaged tree stands right away.
Dec 10 - Dec 11 ServSafe Manager Certification Training and Exam UGA Extension provides the Nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service 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. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, and exam. Pre-registration required, please contact Richmond County Extension (706-821-2350) or McDuffie County Extension (706-595-1815) to register. Appling, GA - (146.0 Miles)
Dec 11 Southeastern Regional New Grape Grower's Conference The Southeastern Regional New Grape Grower's Conference is a collaborative effort between UGA, Virginia Tech, and NC State. It is intended to provide prospective and new vineyard and winery owners with basic considerations for starting up vineyards and wineries and to introduce the fundamentals of grape growing. Athens, GA - (97.0 Miles)
Dec 18 - Dec 19 ServSafe Manager Certification Training UGA 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 the Hall County Extension office at 706-535-8293. Gainesville, GA - (103.0 Miles)
Meriwether County Extension Office
Our mission is to extend life long learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.
The Meriwether County Extension office offers residents many Agricultural Services including but not limited to soil and water analysis along with in person consultations with our Ag Agent, educational publications and information on a wide array of homeowner, farmer and consumer topics. Free publications are available at our office or online. Through Meriwether County Extension we also have the 4-H youth development program in which students ages 9-19 can participate in numerous 4-H activities. Our 4-H Agent provides in school club meetings monthly.
Meriwether County is located in West Central Georgia. The county seat is in Greenville, Ga. The county is rich in history and culture offering many places to visit. The county offers many areas suitable for business activities. Meriwether County is home to the Little White House, National Fish Hatchery, and many other tourist and historical attractions.
Our office is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. We are located at 1250 Terrell, Street, Greenville, GA 3022. Come by and visit us today.
Our office observes the UGA Holiday schedule.
Meriwether County Georgia Official Government Website
Visit Meriwether County's website to find out what's going on in your community.
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.