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  • Mission Make-It Mission Make-It Georgia 4-H youth combined fun and learning at annual event. By Kasey Bozeman | Published: 9/24/2021
  • Spiders, Spiders Everywhere Spiders, Spiders Everywhere First identified in Georgia in 2014, colorful Joro spiders have proliferated in at least 25 of the state's counties. By Michele Hatcher | Published: 9/23/2021
  • Office of Diversity Affairs Office of Diversity Affairs Identifying and addressing the needs of diverse students is critical in building networks of support that will help make CAES a more accessible and equitable space for learning and research. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 9/23/2021
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Treat fire ants in the fall to reduce spring populations
Treat fire ants in the fall to reduce spring populations Posted by Kayla Robertson on Sep 23, 2021 As summer wanes and autumn falls into the forefront we begin adjusting to the change in season. Pumpkin spice flavored coffees and treats abound, seasonal décor finds its way into our homes, and with the first hint of cooler weather we pull out our fall attire. One might even say...
Assessing storm-damaged trees
Assessing storm-damaged trees Posted by Ashley Hoppers on Sep 2, 2021 Hurricane Ida brought devastating flood and storm damage to Louisiana, but neighboring states, including Georgia, also had their fair share of action from resulting severe weather. While I remind myself that “things could have been worse” we still have some storm damage in North Georgia, and I’ve already had several...
Check pastures and hayfields for Fall Armyworms
Check pastures and hayfields for Fall Armyworms Posted by Ashley Hoppers on Aug 23, 2021 Few pests elicit as much anxiety and frustration from pasture and hayfield owners than knowing fall armyworms (FAW) are on the march. These pests can quickly devour a field of fescue, pearl millet, forage mixes, and lawns, and then disappear, leaving little left for growers to salvage. As the name...
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Upcoming Events
Sep 25 - Sep 26 State Forestry Field Day McRae, GA 4-H Forestry event
Sep 27 Northeast Georgia Master Cattlemen's Program Crawford, GA The UGA Beef Team is excited to offer the Master Cattlemen's Program. This program involves detailed, in-depth educational seminars related to beef cattle. The program lasts 8 weeks and meets on Monday evenings Sept 13-Nov 1 from 6:30pm-8:30pm. This program is being co-hosted by Madison and Oglethorpe Counties.
Sep 29 - Oct 1 Meat & Poultry HACCP Athens, GA HACCP certification and training specifically geared to the meat and poultry industry. Covers processing, food safety, and USDA regulations. Must register by September 25. Class is limited to 20, so sign up early!

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