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Poultry Farming: Backyard Style:  April 5, 2022  12:00pm Zoom

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Forestry and Wildlife Field Day:  April 15, 2022 at Lincolon County Agriculture Center                                                                                                                                                                                                                    “Please join Lincoln County Extension on Friday, April 15 from 9AM-3PM at the Lincoln County Agriculture Center for a forestry and wildlife field day.
This program is designed for loggers, forestry professionals, and homeowners with a interest in timber and wildlife management.
There will be guest speakers from the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), UGA Warnell School of Forestry, and a prescribed burn demonstration.
Register by April 12th at
Questions? Let us know at or 706-359-3233.”

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Elbert Made - Agriculture Directory

From time to time to time, our office receives calls from members of the community requesting referrals, as a service of Cooperative Extension. In response, we are compiling a list of individuals and businesses in Elbert County that provide agricultural products or services. To view or to be added to our directory, please visit the Elbert Made - Agriculture Directory.


Thank a Farmer Series

Elbert County Extension is excited to introduce “Thank a Farmer” articles for our newsletter. Our goal is to highlight local farms, farm families, and some history of Elbert County. We believe that Agriculture in Elbert County plays a major role in our local economy, the development of our youth, and the strength of our heritage. We hope you enjoy!

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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.
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