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  • Coffee County ANR Newsletter: Monday, August 24, 2020 Coffee County ANR Newsletter: Monday, August 24, 2020 Posted by UGA Extension Coffee County on Aug 24, 2020 Topics: Late Season Irrigation Management Episode 3 – Coffee County Ag Podcast (ft. Taylor Sills, GA Cotton Commission Executive Director) 2020 Row Crop Disease Update 24 August Late Season Irrigation Management By: John McLemore, Coffee County ANR Agent I wants to take a moment on this rainy Sunday to remind local growers of late season … Continue reading Coffee County ANR Newsletter: Monday, August 24, 2020
  • Coffee County ANR Newsletter: Thursday, August 13, 2020 Coffee County ANR Newsletter: Thursday, August 13, 2020 Posted by UGA Extension Coffee County on Aug 13, 2020 Topics: Recent Coffee County Crop Update End Gun Settings Midville Virtual Field Day Tour Link Pecan Fruit Thinning Video Water Stage Fruit Split Recent Coffee County Crop Update Row crops throughout the county look good except for the dry corners of irrigated fields along with dry land fields. In my opinion, we had favorable early-season … Continue reading Coffee County ANR Newsletter: Thursday, August 13, 2020
  • Coffee County ANR Newsletter: Mon. July 27, 2020 Coffee County ANR Newsletter: Mon. July 27, 2020 Posted by UGA Extension Coffee County on Jul 27, 2020 Topics: Recent Silverleaf White Flies in Cotton 2020 Coffee County Cotton Evaluation Trial 55 DAP YouTube Video 2020 Coffee County on-farm Corn Hybrid Evaluation Trial YouTube Video PGR Management in Cotton Row Crop Disease Update Silverleaf White Flies in Cotton Silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) populations are increasing across the state of Georgia. As of last week … Continue reading Coffee County ANR Newsletter: Mon. July 27, 2020
  • Coffee County ANR News Article: Fri. July 17, 2020 Coffee County ANR News Article: Fri. July 17, 2020 Posted by UGA Extension Coffee County on Jul 17, 2020 Topics: Lesser Cornstalk Borer in Peanuts Scouting Silverleaf Whiteflies in Cotton Establishment of the American Pecan Promotion Board Pecan leaf sampling Cotton PGR Management Photo 1. 2020 Coffee County cotton PGR trial on a dryland field of PHY 400 located on the Coffee and Bacon County line. Photo was taken 6 days after a pix … Continue reading Coffee County ANR News Article: Fri. July 17, 2020
  • Peanut Fungicide Application Timing and Fungicide Program is crucial to ROI Peanut Fungicide Application Timing and Fungicide Program is crucial to ROI Posted by UGA Extension Coffee County on Jun 19, 2020 Dear friends of Coffee County Extension, I hope everyone has had a great start to their 2020 row crop season. I know that there has been challenges; however, I want to commend your efforts to overcome those challenges. I am sure many are about to make their first fungicide application, so I want to remind … Continue reading Peanut Fungicide Application Timing and Fungicide Program is crucial to ROI
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Ag Events
  • May 19 2022 Farm Stress Summit From healthcare providers and nonprofits to county officials and faith leaders, the 2022 Farm Stress Summit welcomes all who want to further their efforts in combatting farm stress within our communities. Our goal is to learn from each other, connect communities with existing resources and establish partnerships across organizations. Farm family health and wellness is a priority for many rural Georgia communities. As the backbone of Georgia’s number one industry, agricultural producers face unprecedented pressures, including increasing input costs, a flood of produce imports from Latin America, labor shortages, pandemic protocols for worker safety and more. Speakers will focus on farm family health and wellness, including strategies for enhancing collaborations at the local, state and national level to cohesively support farm families as well as proven and emerging practices for combatting farmer mental health challenges.
    • Tifton, GA - (36.0 Miles)
  • May 20 - May 23 Project SAFE State BB Match 4-H Target Sports Event
    • Eatonton, GA - (126.0 Miles)
  • May 20 - May 21 State 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl 4-H Livestock Event https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/additional-opportunities-by-species/
    • Athens, GA - (169.0 Miles)
  • May 21 - May 22 State 4-H Wildlife Judging 4-H Event
    • Eatonton, GA - (126.0 Miles)
  • May 23 - May 25 Manager ServSafe Training You can improve your food safety and sanitation skills through a nationally recognized food safety sanitation course. The class is 12 hours + exam by a Certified ServSafe Trainer of UGA Family and Consumer Sciences, Mitzi Parker. This course meets the new GA Food Code requirements and is certified through the National Restaurant Association and includes the course book, supplies, educational materials, exam, instruction, and refreshments. Successful completion of the exam provides certification. The class fee of $140.00 includes course book, supplies, educational materials, exam, and instructions.
    • Americus, GA - (93.0 Miles)
  • May 23 ServSafe Manager Certification Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. Workshops are offered in Hall County.
    • Gainesville, GA - (199.0 Miles)
  • May 23 Zoom Gardening #7 Zoom Gardening - Introduction to Canning - What do you do with all those extra vegetables? Join online or in person with Brenda Jackson, Agriculture and Natural Resources agent, on Mondays from 12:30-1pm. You can register at https://ugeorgia.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1zwQeET2Dxt5RwG
    • Virtual Event
  • May 25 NE Georgia Pecan Producers Workshop Join us on May 25, 2022 from 9AM-1PM for a hands-on pecan producers workshop at Jolly Pecan Farms in Sparta, Georgia. Topics covered will include pre-emergent herbicide use, IPM and pest scouting, fertilization strategies, and site preparation. Georgia Pesticide Credits in Category 21 and 10 will be offered.
    • Sparta, GA - (120.0 Miles)
  • May 28 - May 30 Project SAFE State Trap, Skeet & Sporting Clays Match 4-H Target Sports Event
    • Savannah, GA - (108.0 Miles)
  • May 31 - Jun 3 Statewide District Officers' Training 4-H Officer training
    • Eatonton, GA - (126.0 Miles)
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Extension Publications
  • Vegetable Garden Calendar (C 943) The recommendations in this circular are based on long-term average dates of the last killing frost in the spring and first killing frost in the fall. Every year does not conform to the "average," so you should use your own judgment about advancing or delaying the time for each job, depending on weather conditions.
  • Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987) This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
  • Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016) Homeowners sometimes experience unpleasant odors in their household water. In many cases, the exact cause of the odor is difficult to determine by water testing; however, this publication provides a few general recommendations for treating some common causes of household water odors.
  • Understanding Laboratory Wastewater Tests: I. ORGANICS (BOD, COD, TOC, O&G) (C 992) For most people a complete understanding of the standard methods required to accurately complete critical wastewater analytical tests is not necessary. However, a fundamental understanding of the theory behind and working knowledge of the basic procedures used for each test, and the answers to commonly asked questions about each test can be a valuable tool for anyone involved in generating, monitoring, treating or discharging process wastewater.
  • Conversion Tables, Formulas and Suggested Guidelines for Horticultural Use (B 931) Pesticide and fertilizer recommendations are often made on a pounds per acre and tons per acre basis. While these may be applicable to field production of many crops, orchardists, nurserymen and greenhouse operators often must convert these recommendations to smaller areas, such as row feet, square feet, or even per tree or per pot. Thus pints, cups, ounces, tablespoons and teaspoons are the common units of measure. The conversion is frequently complicated by metric units of measure. This publication is designed to aid growers in making these calculations and conversions, and also provides other data useful in the management, planning and operation of horticultural enterprises.
  • Time Management: 10 Strategies for Better Time Management (C 1042) Learn 10 strategies for better time management, including knowing how to spend your time, setting priorities, using planning tools, getting organized, scheduling, delegating, and avoiding procrastinating, wasting time, and multitasking.
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