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The Master Gardener Extension Volunteer (MGEV) program in Georgia is a volunteer training program designed to help University of Georgia Cooperative Extension staff transfer research-based information about gardening and related subjects to the public by training home gardeners to be volunteer educators. Through active MGEV programs in many Georgia counties, UGA Cooperative Extension is able to reach out and serve more citizens with educational programming and demonstrations. 

 

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Extension News
Georgia Pecan Crop link Damage from Irma could impact Georgia's crop next growing season. By Clint Thompson | Published: 1/16/2018
SE District Director link Veteran FACS agent, leader named head of UGA Extension in southeast Georgia. By Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 1/10/2018
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Upcoming Events
Jan 17 Pesticide Recertification Credits for Commercial and Private Applicators Woodbine, GA Speakers include: Proper Pruning for Healthy and Beautiful Landscape Shrubs and Small Trees Rick Smith, Pruning Guru, Inc. Boxwood Blight: Identification and Management Strategies Patrick Mawhinney, Prestige Shrub Tree & Turf Pre-registration required. Please call 912-576-3219 to register Light refreshments will be provided. Earn 2 CEUs in CAT 21, 23, 24, 32, 37, or 10 (private) Cost: $10 Fee is waived for city and county employees
Jan 22 Soil Basics for the Home Landscape Lawrenceville, GA Soil is the most important component of growing plants. Gwinnett County Extension Agent Timothy Daly will discuss ways to improve your soil to ensure healthy and attractive garden plants.
Jan 24 Free Monthly Gardening Class Athens, GA This informative class will include information on why pruning is important, which plants should be pruned and the most beneficial time, pruning techniques and styles, what equipment to use and how to maintain that equipment. Gardeners of all experience levels are welcome. Please register by Tuesday, January 23 by emailing atedrow@uga.edu or calling (706) 613-3640.
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From Our Trellis Blog
23rd Annual GNPS Symposium Kicks Off Posted by sdorn on Jan 9, 2018 Need some continuing education in 2018? Check out this symposium!  
New Year, New Webpage! Posted by sarahdh on Jan 9, 2018 It’s official! The Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program state webpage has been updated!   Here are some changes to note: It looks completely different, but is hopefully more user friendly! There are direct links to the Trellis blog and Extension calendar on the home page. There are resource pages...
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