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The Fannin County UGA Extension Office offers services in the following areas:

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Cotton Boll & Consumer Judging FlyerCotton Boll & Consumer Judging for 6th-12th graders Contest November 1, 2023 Practice every Monday at 6pm beginning September 18. Contact the 4-H office today to sign up!
Homeschool 4-H Club MeetingDo you have a 1st-5th grade student in home school? Join us for a 4-H home school club meeting at the Extension office on October 25 at 10 AM.
From Our Blog- A Fruitful Discussion
Carpenter bees may cause damage to homes and wooden structures Posted by caesweb on Mar 28, 2022 As spring brings warmer temperatures and the dormant world begins to wake, we’re seeing all sorts of plant an animal activity in our yards. If you’re one of the many homeowners noticing small sawdust piles appearing on your wooden porch or around your home, take note as this is a sure sign that you have […]
Advective Freeze Warning for Fruit Growers Posted by Dr. David Lockwood, Fruit and Nut Crops Extension Specialist and Ashley Hoppers, UGA Extension Agent on Mar 11, 2022 Over the weekend we are anticipating a classic “advective freeze” event, which does not bode will for southeastern fruit growers. An arctic air mass is moving across the country that is projected to affect the entire eastern portion of the country.  With it, daytime conditions may be cool to cold, cloudy to clear and windy.  At […]
The gift that keeps on giving
The gift that keeps on giving Posted by caesweb on Feb 11, 2022 Did your vegetable garden, fruit orchard, or pasture not perform as you would have hoped last year? While environmental extremes, such as excessive rain or dry spells, and pests and diseases can cause trouble, rarely is one factor to blame for an ailing garden. Regardless of what the causal agents may be, a very good […]
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Upcoming Events
Oct 1 - Oct 8 National 4-H Week Athens, GA 4-H Events
Oct 5 - Oct 15 Georgia National Fair Perry, GA Georgia National Fair
Oct 5 Journeyman Farmer Certificate Program Small Fruit and Vegetable Production Section McDonough, GA The second part is the Fruit & Vegetable Production that covers a multitude of subjects relating to crop production. Participants will have the chance to visit a working farm as part of the program. The presentations will be given by UGA Specialists with accompanying textbook and other materials. Topics include: Soil Health and Fertility Soil Amendments and Fertilizers Cover Crops Crop Rotations, Pest Management Crop Selection Crop Propagation Equipment Post-harvest Handling Food Safety Marketing

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