Agriculture & Natural Resources
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.
Jan 28 Lunch & Learn: Cooking With Your Instapot Forsyth, GA - (89.0 miles) Join Monroe County Extension in a monthly Lunch & Learn for informative programs and a delicious lunch! The Instant Pot was one of the hottest gifts this year. Did you get one, or are you considering it? Learn how to get the most out of this great kitchen tool with Barbara Worley, UGA Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. Ms. Worley will demonstrate how to use an Instant Pot safely and will share tips and recipes.
Feb 15 Free Egg Candling Class Hamilton, GA - (49.0 miles) If you plan to sell your eggs to individuals, or at a farmers market, an egg candling certificate from the Georgia Department of Agriculture is required. The class will last about four hours, including one hour of classroom instruction, followed by a written examination and a hands-on candling examination. Upon completion of this class, you will be mailed an egg candling certificate.
Feb 25 Lunch & Learn: Lawn Care 101 Forsyth, GA - (89.0 miles) Join Monroe County Extension in a monthly Lunch & Learn for informative programs and a delicious lunch! With Spring just right around the corner your lawn is about to kick it into high gear and come out of dormancy! Get ahead of the game and prepare yourself for a successful growing season by learning lawn care management strategies from Caitlin Jackson, UGA Extension Monroe County ANR Agent.
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