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In observance of Labor Day, our office will be closed on Monday, September 5th. Have a safe holiday!


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From Our Blog- A Fruitful Discussion
Carpenter bees may cause damage to homes and wooden structures Posted by Ashley Hoppers 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...
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...
The gift that keeps on giving
The gift that keeps on giving Posted by Ashley Hoppers 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...
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  • Mosquito Season Ongoing Mosquito Season Ongoing Residents should be sure to prevent mosquitoes from getting inside as temperatures cool and we open windows again. By Elmer Gray | Published: 9/30/2022
  • Joro Watch Initiative Joro Watch Initiative According to a team of University of Georgia experts collecting data about the spiders through the newly formed Joro Watch initiative, it’s best to put down the stick (for now) and pick up a camera. By Jordan Powers | Published: 9/29/2022
  • NIH Funds TBI Research NIH Funds TBI Research Two faculty members in UGA’s Regenerative Bioscience Center, Steven Stice and Franklin West, have been awarded multiple grants from the National Institutes of Health totaling $1.1 million to study potential treatments for traumatic brain injury. By Charlene Betourney | Published: 9/28/2022
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Upcoming Events
Oct 1 - Oct 2 State Forestry Field Day Athens, GA 4-H Event
Oct 1 Fall Gardening Lecture Series - Fabulous Fall Fairy Gardens Learn how to create a fall fairy garden for your yard or porch. North Fulton Master Gardener Marty Thomas will demonstrate various fairy garden projects that you can do with children using a variety of materials. The North Fulton Master Gardeners in collaboration with UGA Extension in Fulton County are continuing to provide horticultural education to the North Fulton community and beyond through FREE virtual gardening education programming. This series of four classes begins Sunday, September 11, 2022, and will be available through live Zoom webinars and Facebook Live. The classes will also be available for later viewing at https://www.youtube.com/northfultonmastergardeners.
Oct 4 - Oct 5 Cloverleaf Conference - Rock Eagle (4th - 6th Grades) Eatonton, GA Cloverleaf Conference is an afternoon event for 4th - 6th graders. Senior 4-H'ers (9th - 12th graders) can submit applications to teach at this event.

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