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  • Jan 19 Grow Virtually - In the Weeds Grow Virtually is a live and online horticultural education series presented for free by the Master Gardener Extension Volunteers of Cobb County via ZOOM. This semester focuses on maintaining a healthy garden and we will teach you practical methods for keeping your landscape looking its best. This January, we will explore common garden and lawn weeds and how to prevent/manage them. We hope to see you there!
    • Virtual Event
  • Jan 26 Staying Radon Safe in Georgia Radon is a naturally occurring gas, but it can cause health problems when it seeps into homes from the ground or through well water. In this free webinar, UGA Radon Educator Derek Cooper will discuss radon issues, testing, and mitigation solutions. Participants are eligible to receive a free in air home radon test. Registration required.
    • Virtual Event
  • Feb 2 - Feb 23 Backyard Poultry Virtual Short Course This is a 4 part series introducing basic chicken care to those with little or no experience. Topics covered will include: 2/2- Foundations of Small Flock Management 2/9- Breeds and Selecting the Right Birds 2/16- Nutrition Basics 2/23- Laying Hen Management and Behaviors Interested individuals may pick and choose which dates they want to attend, but those who attend all 4 live sessions will receive a certificate of completion.
    • Virtual Event
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  • 2020 Hay Contest Winners 2020 Hay Contest Winners More states submitted samples to the contest than ever before. By Josh Paine | Published: 1/14/2021
  • 4-H Online Winter Programming 4-H Online Winter Programming Georgia 4-H launched “From the Mountains to the Sea,” “Zoom into Science” and “Blast Off with Georgia 4-H” to give teachers and parents entertaining and educational online resources to keep youth engaged in non-traditional learning environments. By Cristina Luisa deRevere | Published: 1/14/2021
  • Testing Rootstocks Testing Rootstocks Beginning in 2014, citrus trials performed by UGA are yielding valuable data on cold hardiness, fruit quality and disease resistance. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 1/13/2021
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