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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
  • Apr 10 - Apr 11 Food Showcase 4-H Event
    • Eatonton, GA - (126.0 Miles)
  • Apr 10 - Apr 16 National 4-H Conference National 4‑H Conference is the pinnacle experience in 4‑H Civic Engagement, providing the opportunity for young people to connect, learn, engage, lead and impact their communities, their nation and their world. Land Grant University 4‑H Departments send delegations of 4‑H youth between ages 15 and 19 to participate in the National 4‑H Conference. At the conference, delegates prepare and present briefings on important societal topics to federal officials in Washington, D.C. 4‑H youth also have the opportunity to engage in personal development experiences that increase their knowledge, resources, and skills while discussing topics affecting youth and 4‑H programming nationwide. Delegates not only learn while at the conference: they are empowered to create positive social change in their communities and have the opportunity to practice and apply their skills in a real-world setting. https://4-h.org/parents/national-4-h-conference/
    • Athens, GA - (169.0 Miles)
  • Apr 10 2021 Coweta Co. MGEV Spring Plant Sale: Customers Must Register In Advance To Enter NEWNAN: Coweta County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers 2021 Spring Plant Sale, Saturday, April 10, 8:30 am – 3 pm. No walk-ins - Customers must register in advance at https://bit.ly/2021CowetaMGEVSpringPlantSale-SignupToShop. MGEVs will provide instructions for plant care. Tomatoes, peppers, flowers, herbs and shrubs will be available. Cash or check only. Located at the Greenhouse behind Coweta County Extension office; Gate Entrance: 275 Pine Road, Newnan. Contact: Call 770-254-2620 or email coweta.extension@uga.edu for more information.
    • Newnan, GA - (172.0 Miles)
  • Apr 12 - Apr 16 Right Bite Education Series Join us for a daily discussion, April 12th - 16th, on how we can take the "right bite" with diabetes. Managing diabetes and other chronic diseases doesn’t have to be boring or tasteless! Right Bite is a fun way to learn how to enjoy delicious food that is prepared with less fat, sugar, and sodium. Register at claytonextension.eventbrite.com
    • Virtual Event
  • Apr 13 2021 Virtual Georgia Hemp Production Update Learn about UGA's hemp research findings from 2020, how to apply those findings and plan for a successful 2021 season. This update will include research, recommendations and the future of hemp at UGA. *This program is intended for hemp producers and processors in the state of Georgia.*
    • Virtual Event
  • Apr 14 - Apr 15 State Wildlife Judging Registration Deadline 4-H event deadline
    • Eatonton, GA - (126.0 Miles)
  • Apr 14 - Apr 15 Technology Summit Planning Committee Deadline Georgia 4-H Technology Summit
    • Athens, GA - (169.0 Miles)
  • Apr 14 ServSafe ManagerCertification Training & Exam UGA Bibb County Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in a five year certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction & exam. Pre-registration required, please contact our office.
    • Macon, GA - (99.0 Miles)
  • Apr 14 Zoom Gardening #2 Zoom Gardening - Basic Fruit Tree Maintenance. Join online with Brenda Jackson, Agriculture and Natural Resources agent, on Wednesdays from 11 am to noon. We will discuss the steps from selecting and planting the right fruit trees, bushes and vines for your backyard garden or orchard, all the way to upkeep of your mature tree
    • Virtual Event
  • Apr 14 Georgia Green Landscape Stewards - Invasive Plants in the Home Landscape Camden County Extension Agent, Jessica Warren hosts virtual program: Georgia Green Landscape Stewards - Invasive Plants in the Home Landscape on 4/14/21 at 12-1pm via zoom. This program is part of the Georgia Green Landscape Stewards Program consisting of ten individual topics offering educational resources to homeowners and businesses across the state to encourage sustainable landscape practices on landscapes of any size. Registration is free. Fill out this form https://ugeorgia.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_a660zv1FjcSsPZQ See attached Flyer for all session dates. For more information, see the event website: Georgia Green Landscape Stewards https://site.extension.uga.edu/georgiagreen/
    • Virtual Event
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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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