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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
  • 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 - (169.0 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.
    • Virtual Event
  • Jan 25 Tax Update: What's New in Tax? Does the term 1040 just sound like random numbers to you? Or are you a tax expert needing a refresh? Either way - this is the presentation for you! This quick, 30 minute presentation via Facebook Live will cover recent tax changes and things to know before you file your 2020 return. Leave knowing how to get the most out of your taxes this year! Questions? Message @LanierCountyFACS on Facebook or call (229) 482-3895!
    • Virtual Event
  • Jan 26 - Jan 27 Georgia 4-H Advisory Committee Meeting The Georgia 4-H Advisory Committee meets quarterly to advise the State 4-H Faculty and Staff. This meeting will be virtual.
    • Athens, GA - (169.0 Miles)
  • Jan 26 Kids in the Kitchen Virtual Cooking Club Join Cobb and Rockdale County Extension for a FREE virtual cooking club via Zoom! This cooking club is open to youth of all ages with adult supervision. Each cooking club session will feature two cook-a-long recipes that can easily be made at home. After you register, you will receive an email confirmation, a link to the online meeting, and a list of ingredients you will need for the recipe. All youth participants must complete a 4-H Code of Conduct and Georgia 4-H Virtual Programming forms prior to participating in the online cooking club. If you have already completed the forms for a previous 4-H program, you do not need to complete them again. These forms will be sent to you after you register and they must be returned prior to the cooking class.
    • Virtual Event
  • Jan 27 - Jan 28 ServSafe 2-day Training University of Georgia Cooperative Extension/Henry County provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office.
    • McDonough, GA - (150.0 Miles)
  • Jan 28 2021 Virtual Cotton Production Meeting 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 Team will discuss current topics covering agronomics, fertility, irrigation, pest management, and economics with results from recent field trials. Registration at https://2021ugacotton.eventbrite.com
    • Virtual Event
  • Jan 28 Radon Action Month Webinar Learn how to stay radon safe in Georgia during this free webinar. Participants will learn: - Why radon is present in Georgia - How radon causes lung cancer - How to affordably test a home for radon - How a radon problem is fixed Participants will receive a FREE radon test kit! Pre-registration is required to receive the Zoom link and free testing kit.
    • Virtual Event
  • Jan 29 2021 Corn/Soybean Production Update Virtual corn and soybean production update to provide agents and growers with the latest corn and soybean production information.
    • Virtual Event
  • Jan 29 Georgia Ag Forecast (online) Our annual seminar shares the latest research and information from UGA faculty to help farmers and agribusinesses in Georgia's No. 1 industry. Keynote Topics Agritourism This session presents the importance and opportunity of Agritourism to rural communities throughout Georgia and discusses the important linkages between local, county and state tourism efforts. COVID-19's impact on agriculture UGA is conducting surveys assessing the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on agriculture in the state. Outlook breakout session topics: Livestock and poultry Cotton, peanuts, grains and oilseeds Green industry and vegetables, fruits and tree nuts Forestry and land taxation
    • 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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