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  • 2021 UGA Cotton Production Meetings Posted by Cole Moon on Jan 14, 2021 Due to COVID-19 restrictions and precautions, production meetings this year will be strictly virtual. The following is from the UGA Cotton Team: The University of Georgia Cotton Team would like to invite you to attend our annual cotton county production meetings virtually.  Specialists from the University of Georgia Extension Cotton...
  • 2021 UGA Corn/Soybean Production Meetings Posted by Cole Moon on Jan 11, 2021 Due to COVID-19 restrictions and precautions, production meetings this year will be strictly virtual. The following is from the UGA Grains Team: The University of Georgia Grains Team would like to invite you to attend our annual corn and soybean county production meetings virtually. Specialist from the University of Georgia...
  • 2021 UGA Peanut Production Meetings Posted by Cole Moon on Jan 11, 2021 Due to COVID-19 restrictions and precautions, production meetings this year will be strictly virtual. The following is from the UGA Peanut Team: The University of Georgia Peanut Team would like to invite you to attend our annual peanut county production meetings virtually.  Specialists from the University of Georgia Extension Peanut...
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Upcoming Events
  • Jan 23 - Jan 24 State 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl Qualifier https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/quiz-bowl/
    • Athens, GA - (105.0 Miles)
  • Jan 23 Lake Country Beekeeping Short Course This ZOOM delivered Short Course will provide the information necessary for a beginning beekeeper to begin their journey into the fascinating world of beekeeping.
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  • Jan 25 Two Agents & the FACS Podcast Friendly discussions on reliable, relatable and research-based topics with University of Georgia Family & Consumer Sciences Cooperative Extension Agents from Chatham and Ware Counties. Our goal is to serve and promote healthy living for everyone. We will cover issues related to family, food, health, money, and homes. Hosted by: Leslie Weaver Carrie Vanderver
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Below are some of UGA Extension's most broadly useful resources for those involved in agriculture on the farm, in schools, and around the home.

Production Agriculture:
Statewide Variety Testing
Statewide Variety Testing Which varieties should you plant? The variety testing team does the work and research for farmers.
UGA Weather Network
UGA Weather Network Reliable weather information for agricultural and environmental applications, including soil temperature, rainfall, wind speed, and more.
Pesticide Safety Education
Pesticide Safety Education Everything you need to achieve certification and maintain the knowledge to safely and effectively make use of restricted-use and all other types of pesticides.
Sustainable Agriculture A collection of resources for those interested in production and marketing practices that are profitable, environmentally sound, and that improve the quality of life for farmers, farm workers, and the community.
Ag Budgets and Economics Resources for production economics, farm management, marketing, situation and outlook, risk management, financial management, farm policy, labor, and taxation.
Farmgate Value Report
Farmgate Value Report Annual county-level reports documenting the value of all food and fiber commodities grown in the state.
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Home & Garden:
Soil Testing
Soil Testing Ensure that your soil is productive! Get your soil tested to determine the amount and kind of nutrients that should be added for the best growth.
Pest Management
Pest Management Recommendations for pest control around homes, on pets, in the home garden, and more.
Household Water Quality
Household Water Quality Water quality has an immediate and a prolonged effect on the health of your household. This publication series contains basic information about home water quality and treatment.
Home Garden Publication Series
Home Garden Publication Series Topics include garden planning, soil preparation, weed control, pollination, disease and insect control, harvesting, and preserving.
Georgia Green Industry Professional Development The UGA Center for Urban Agriculture offers professional training and certifications for the Georgia Certified Landscape Professional, Georgia Certified Plant Professional exam and Super Crew employee training series.
Schools:
Community and School Gardens This Community and School Gardens blog is designed to help community and school gardeners succeed by connecting them to UGA Extension and other research-based resources.
Lesson Plans and Teacher Resources Whether you'd like to help protect the environment, teach your students how to avoid chronic diseases with healthy food and physical activity, or train food handlers in your cafeteria, University of Georgia Extension can help.