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Agriculture & Natural Resources

Upcoming Events
Sep 26 - Sep 27 Step Up and Lead @ Rock Eagle 4-H Center Eatonton, GA - (54.0 miles) 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.
Sep 26 Firewise On The Farm Monroe, GA - (52.0 miles) FIREWISE is a common sense approach to protecting your farm and home from fire. The Walton County Soil & Water Conservation District along with UGA Extension/Walton County and many other partners will be hosting a free public education event for farmers, landowners, and homeowners. Demonstrations, lectures, and exhibits featuring ways to develop defensible spaces to reduce the spread of fire, including landscaping for new and existing homes will be presented. Local fire services will be conducting demonstrations on fire suppression at your home or on your property. In addition, other environmental and conservation demonstrations and tours of the 1824 historical William Harris Homestead Farm will be included. Admission is free.
Sep 28 - Sep 29 Step Up and Lead @ UGA Griffin Campus Griffin, GA 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.
Sep 28 Miniature Gardening Jonesboro, GA - (16.0 miles) Enter a new world of garden whimsy. You'll learn how to garden on a very small scale all year long on your deck or patio. Find out about mini-trees and tiny plants, containers, accessories and hardscapes. Warning; You may get hooked! Class taught by Suzanne Norman, Clayton County Master Gardener Extension Volunteer
Sep 30 Jonesboro Farmers Market - Ask-a-Master-Gardener Plant Clinic Jonesboro, GA - (16.0 miles) Clayton County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers will host an Ask-a-Master-Gardener plant clinic on Saturday, September 30, at the Jonesboro Farmers Market. Do you have questions about growing vegetables in your back yard? Would you like to find out which plants thrive in shade? Stop by with your questions and Master Gardeners will provide UGA Extension publications and researched-based guidance.
Oct 11 Free Monthly Gardening Class “Sustainable Gardening” Athens, GA - (66.0 miles) Please join Athens-Clarke County Extension for an informative class all about sustainable gardening. The class will include information on defining what sustainable gardening means, sustainable landscape and vegetable gardening solutions and methods, permaculture, and ideas for practicing sustainability. Gardeners of all experience levels are welcome. Please register by Tuesday, October 10 by emailing atedrow@uga.edu or calling (706) 613- 3640.
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