UGA Extension Office

Grass Masters

Ben Hill Will be hosting the Grass Masters Series this year! This is a great opportunity to attend a forage workshop close by.

For those of you looking for an introductory course in all things forages....

The Grass Master’s program is a 7 – week long series of seven educational workshops that focus on forage production. Workshops are held every Monday beginning on January 27th at the Ben Hill County Senior Citizen Center. This program is an INTRODUCTION to forage production systems and is highly recommended for those of you just getting your "feet wet" when it comes to planning or improving a forage system. Programs will be taught by the UGA Forage Team members as well as NRCS staff.

Grass Masters (Consecutive Monday Nights – Cost $25)  Ben Hill Senior Citizens Center Fitzgerald Register by calling (229) 426-5175 or online at:


Registration: 6:00pm - 6:30pm

Program: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

January 27th

         An Introduction to Forages

February 3rd

         Fertilization of Perennial Grasses

February 10th 

         Pest Management Strategies

February 17th

         Hay and Baleage Production and Management

February 24th

         Understanding Forage Quality and Supplementation

March 2nd

         Grazing Management and Planning

March 9th

         Improving Soil Health and NRCS Programs