UGA Extension Office

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Upcoming Events Nearby:

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Jan 22-Feb 12, 2019: Grass Masters (Monroe County)

Jan 30, 2019: Radon Workshop (Spalding County)

Feb 12, 2019: Hay Production and Cattle Management (Houston County)

Feb 19, 2019: Solar Energy Workshop (Crawford County)

Feb 28, 2019: Sale Barn Beef Program (Upson County)

March 4, 2019: Lunch 'N Learn (Barnesville-Lamar Library)

March 21-22, 2019: Baleage/Silage Short Course (Monroe/Lamar Counties)

April 5, 2019: Extension Holiday DIY- Easter (Upson Office) 

May 13, 2019: Lunch 'N Learn (Barnesville-Lamar Library)

July 8, 2019: Lunch 'N Learn (Barnesville-Lamar Library)

Sept 16, 2019: Lunch 'N Learn (Barnesville-Lamar Library)

Sept 27, 2019: Extension Holiday DIY- Halloween (Upson Office)

Nov 4, 2019: Lunch 'N Learn (Barnesville-Lamar Library)

Nov 8, 2019: Extension Holiday DIY- Thanksgiving (Upson Office)

Dec 6, 2019: Extension Holiday DIY- Christmas (Upson Office)


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Upcoming Ag Events
  • Feb 11 - Feb 23 Journeymen Farmer Certificate Program UGA Extension in Carroll and Paulding Counties are hosting the Journeymen Farmer program that provides a comprehensive training for beginning farmers. The program requires a three-step training and focuses on production of small ruminants. The first two steps will take place over the course of three days. The third step will take place over the spring/summer. The program will be $75 per person. Registration deadline is February 4. To register for this program or for more information, please call the Carroll County Extension office at 770-836-8546. Carrollton, GA - (67.0 Miles)
  • Feb 23 Pruning Tips for Homeowners Workshop Coweta County Master Gardener Extension Volunteer are offering a presentation on the reasons why, when and how to prune common shrubs and bushes in your yard. Come learn the basics and have opportunity to ask questions about your plants. This will conducted on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 10:00 am at the Coweta County Extension Office. Newnan, GA - (46.0 Miles)
  • Feb 25 Tree Cleanup and Chainsaw Safety Training for disaster recovery tree cleanup safety covering OSHA regulations, insect bites and stings, electrical/electrocution hazards, hand and power tools, slips, trips, and falls, and other related topics (personal protective equipment (PPE), equipment inspection, safe carry, and safe start). ISA credits available. Register online: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdxmjEYCE1q_snhuLLxJWSVZqtxLmCCb3mhkmv1faYqneLqBA/viewform or call 706-653-4200. Free; advanced registration required Columbus, GA - (47.0 Miles)
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ANR News
  • Irrigation Maintenance link Disuse of irrigation equipment during the winter can result in leaks, dry rot and animals nesting within the machine. By Bryce Ethridge | Published: 2/19/2019
  • Wild Pigs link Feeding deer without feeding wild pigs is a difficult task. By Michael Anthony Foster | Published: 2/13/2019
  • Trees for Bees link UGA Extension's Trees for Bees advocates longterm planting for pollinators. By Sage Barnard | Published: 2/8/2019
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