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  • Radon Action Month Radon Action Month UGA Radon Program urges Georgians to test for radon this January. By Carly Alyse Mirabile | Published: 1/14/2022
  • Tiny Bubbles Tiny Bubbles UGA researchers are testing the benefits of irrigating turfgrass with nanobubble-infused water. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 1/13/2022
  • Rock Eagle Improvements Rock Eagle Improvements Georgia 4-H, part of UGA Extension, will use this critical funding to make improvements to the largest 4-H facility in Georgia. By Josie Smith | Published: 1/12/2022
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Holiday Plant Care
Holiday Plant Care Posted by Ashley Hoppers on Dec 15, 2021 As we enter into the holiday season, many people enjoy decorating their homes to help them get into the holiday spirit. While some folks just have the knack for picking out the perfect gift, others may be looking for some ideas on how to communicate their well wishes. Personally, I...
Christmas Tree Selection and Care
Christmas Tree Selection and Care Posted by Ashley Hoppers on Nov 24, 2021 A symbol of life amidst the dark, cold winter, this time of year millions of families will be decorating their homes with evergreen trees to celebrate the holiday season. The history of the Christmas tree is fascinating, with Germany being credited for starting the tradition in the 16th century. Despite...
Evergreens shed needles in the fall
Evergreens shed needles in the fall Posted by Ashley Hoppers on Nov 18, 2021 November has brought us some cooler weather, and with it the opportunity to enjoy time outdoors without the intense heat of summer. The fall color this season has been stunning and as more leaves senesce and dapple the forest floor, I’m reminded of another phase of fall. A short-lived time...
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Upcoming Events
Jan 14 - Jan 16 4-H New Year Showdown Horse Show Madison, GA New year, new 4-H horse opportunities! 4-H New Year Showdown will take place January 14-16, 2022 rain or shine and begin at 9 am each day of show. Come practice before State Show or come see what 4-H horse project is all about! (You do not have to be a current 4-H member to participate.) Register online or contact crbenn@uga.edu for a paper registration form. Age Divisions: Cloverleaf (4-6th grades), Novice (7-12th grades), Junior (7-8th grades) and Senior (9-12th grades) Show Fees: Pay class fees and show fees as laid out in registration OR enjoy the Flat Rate Show Fee! Cloverleaf/Novice Entire Show Fee: $125 and Junior/Senior Entire Show Fee: $225 *Use the flat rate fee to get the best deal! This is also a great chance to try something new and really go for it since it covers all classes in the division!*
Jan 25 Radon Action Month - Webinar Option Available Griffin, GA Radon is a naturally occurring gas that comes from the breakdown of uranium in soil and rock and is a persistent problem in Georgia when the gas seeps into homes and causes health issues. Radon Educator, Derek Cooper, will educate and empower participants to test, mitigate and protect themselves from Radon in their home. Join the program in person or via Zoom!
Jan 29 - Jan 30 State 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl Eatonton, GA 4-H Livestock Event https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/quiz-bowl/

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