Turfgrass Field Day
Whether you're a homeowner, landscape company owner or a golf course superintendent, you'll find the latest information on growing and maintaining turfgrass at the UGA Turfgrass Research Field Day on August 4 in Griffin.
Beginning Farmers Training
A second year of the Journeyman Farmer series is starting for those who are new to farming and want to build their business. This multi-session crash course covers business planning, vegetable and fruit production, or goat and sheep husbandry.
Georgia lawns are looking parched thanks to drought conditions statewide, but the lack of rain has also opened the door for chinch bugs, a major dry weather pest of St. Augustinegrass and other turfgrass lawns. Learn how to spot these bugs and keep them at bay.
Even with some drought, Extension agents and specialists say growers have are having pretty good yields for watermelon production this year.
Stay hydrated this summer by drinking plenty of water. One agent offers great tips to remember whether you're at work or on vacation.
What is UGA Extension?
UGA Extension extends lifelong learning to the people of Georgia through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.
UGA Extension helps Georgians become healthier, more productive, financially independent and environmentally responsible. Extension agents stay in touch with issues relevant to people in local communities through county Extension offices.
UGA Extension is a county, state and federal funded organization supported by specialists in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences.