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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
  • Jul 25 - Aug 8 Statewide 4-H Pre-Planning 4-H events planning
    • Athens, GA - (169.0 Miles)
  • Jul 28 - Aug 2 Southern Regional Horse Championship https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/horse-programs/state-horse-show-and-educational-contest/
    • Perry, GA - (80.0 Miles)
  • Jul 29 Elevate your Relationship This eight-week series has found to positively influence changes in couples' behavior and overall relationship quality. According to a former ELEVATE participant, the program experience "saved our marriage." Another participant said they "learned how to control my emotions and value my partner as well as myself. I'm going to use what I learned in this class to keep my relationship going and improving." Each 90-minute session will engage couples in fun activities to learn skills to manage stress better, strengthen their connection with each other, deal with differences in healthy ways, and elevate their relationships' quality. In addition to these skills, couples can also earn up to $350 in e-gift cards for attending the series. It "pays" to ELEVATE your relationship!
    • Virtual Event
  • Jul 30 Preserving Foods Safely Join us for a food preservation session on how to preserve food for you and your family. Participants will receive UGA food preservation publications, recipes and researched-based food safety information for home canning, freezing and drying foods.
    • Garden City, GA - (105.0 Miles)
  • Jul 31 Preserving Foods Safely Join us for a food preservation session on how to preserve foods for you and your family. Participants will receive UGA food preservation publications, recipes and researched-based food safety information for home canning, freezing and drying foods.
    • Savannah, GA - (100.0 Miles)
  • Aug 3 - Aug 4 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam 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 multiple locations throughout the state; see each training's contact for details.
    • Waynesboro, GA - (117.0 Miles)
  • Aug 5 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam 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.
    • Crawford, GA - (163.0 Miles)
  • Aug 6 - Aug 9 Clovers & Co. Rehearsal Weekend 4-H Event
    • Eatonton, GA - (126.0 Miles)
  • Aug 6 ServSafe® Manager Certification and Exam 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 multiple locations throughout the state; see each training's contact for details.
    • Dublin, GA - (64.0 Miles)
  • Aug 11 - Aug 13 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam UGA Rockdale County Extension provides the Nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service 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. The training is from 9am - 3:30pm, both days. $140.00
    • Conyers, GA - (159.0 Miles)
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Extension Publications
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Commercial Tomato Production Handbook (B 1312) This publication is a joint effort of the seven disciplines that comprise the Georgia Vegetable Team. It is comprised of 14 topics on tomato, including history of tomato production, cultural practices, pest management, harvesting, handling and marketing. This publication provides information that will assist producers in improving the profitability of tomato production, whether they are new or experienced producers.
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