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4-H Summer Camp
Agriculture in Mitchell County
Georgia SAFE - Shooting Awareness Fun & Education
Walk Georgia - Move More. Live More.
Georgia 4-H
Soil samples
Household Water Quality
4-H Project Achievement
Eat Healthy. Be Active.

Mitchell County Ag News
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Cotton Marketing News July 1st Posted by ashirley on Jul 1, 2016 Attached is the Cotton Marketing News July 1st cmn06302016
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Peanut Fungicide Programs Posted by ashirley on Jun 17, 2016 After the rain we have had now is the time to start spraying our peanuts with fungicides. We need to pick a fungicide program based on Peanut Rx that best fits our fields. Below is a link to all of the spray programs from different companies. Also I posted some comments from Dr. Bob Kemerait on peanuts diseases! Peanut Rx and Various Fungicide Programs
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Cotton Marketing News June 16th Posted by ashirley on Jun 17, 2016 Here is the Cotton Marketing News for June 16th 2016 cmn06162016
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Extension News
Pollinator Habitats link Plant trees for bees, butterflies and other pollinators. By Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton | Published: 12/15/2017
Shady Spots link UGA experts say pollinators like flowers in shade gardens, too. By Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton, Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton | Published: 12/15/2017
Live Christmas Trees link Rooted trees can be used indoors for the holidays and be planted afterwards. By Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton, Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton, Paul Pugliese | Published: 12/14/2017
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Upcoming Events
  • Feb 21, 2018 - Feb 22, 2018 ServSafe Manager Certification Training and Exam UGA Tift County 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 training is from 8:30am - 5:00pm, both days. $140.00 Tifton, GA - (44.0 Miles)
  • Mar 29, 2018 - Mar 30, 2018 Step Up and Lead @ UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center Step Up and Lead is a youth leadership conference designed and facilitated by youth development professionals for 4th-8th grade students, featuring exciting, interactive workshops that promote leadership, public speaking, teamwork, and collaboration! Schools are encouraged to register and bring student government members, club officers, or other emerging youth leaders. Tifton, GA - (51.0 Miles)
  • Apr 17, 2018 - Apr 18, 2018 SW District Leadership in Action Competition Judges will review LIA applications and conduct in-person interviews of high school applicants. Tifton, GA - (51.0 Miles)
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Contact the Mitchell County Extension Coordinator
Brian Hayes Agriculture & Natural Resources 229-336-2066