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  • Georgia Crop Progress and Condition Report October 18, 2021 Posted by K Crosby on Oct 19, 2021 Thank you for your time, please call your local extension agent with any questions Thank You, Jeremy KichlerColquitt County Extension Coordinator229-921-1977
  • Asian Longhorn Tick Webinar Posted by Jeremy Kichler on Oct 15, 2021 Dr. Nancy Hinkle, UGA Entomologist, has provided information about a webinar educating people about the Asian Longhorn tick. This insect was discovered in Georgia last month for the first time. This webinar will go over the biology of this pest as well as its current status in Georgia. This event...
  • Post-Harvest Weed Control (Prostko) Posted by Jeremy Kichler on Oct 15, 2021 As you have heard many times before, Culpepper and I have been encouraging growers to consider the use of post-harvest (field corn) tactics (tillage, mowing, herbicides) to help manage the soil seedbank for weeds such as Palmer amaranth and tropical spiderwort. The pictures below are from one of my corn...
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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.
Soil Testing
Georgia Green Landscape Stewards The Georgia Green Landscape Stewards program provides fact-based information to help businesses and residences in Georgia implement sustainable green practices in their landscape.
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.
Email the Ag Agents if more information is needed!!