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Kroger Community Rewards

You can help support our local 4-H program by signing up for Kroger Community Rewards. With this program, a small percentage of your purchase will come back to our 4-H Club here in Forsyth County at no cost to you. Click the link below for sign up information! Please note: participating in this program requires you to renew your support each year.

Kroger Community 4-H Rewards

  • Georgia Farmer of the Year Georgia Farmer of the Year Bart Davis was announced as the 2023 Georgia Farmer of the Year at the Jan. 27 Georgia Ag Forecast event. By Amanda Budd | Published: 2/2/2023
  • Mosquito Season Prep Mosquito Season Prep With January rain totals well above normal across the Southeast, it is a good time to take inventory of where standing water is holding and what can be done to eliminate it. By Elmer Gray | Published: 2/1/2023
  • IIPA Seed Grants IIPA Seed Grants The University of Georgia’s Institute for Integrative Precision Agriculture has awarded eight seed grants to fund initial research for projects at the convergence of agriculture, engineering, computing and related areas of study. By David Mitchell | Published: 1/27/2023
Upcoming Events
  • Feb 3 - Feb 6 SE District Jr/Sr Project Achievement 4-H Event
    • Eatonton, GA - (78.0 Miles)
  • Feb 7 Taco Tuesday: Community Cooking Class Come learn how to make delicious, healthy dishes in the Rockdale County Extension Office Teaching Kitchen! The menu for our Taco Tuesday celebration includes Spicy Turkey Tacos, Zesty Black Beans, Tex-Mex Tossed Salad and Strawberry Fluff. Open to ages 13 and up.
    • Conyers, GA - (35.0 Miles)
  • Feb 8 Apple Grower Meeting Gilmer County Extension Annual Apple Production Meeting. This meeting is for commercial apple growers. Pesticide credits will be available for private and category 21. Topics to be covered will include food safety, horticulture, weed control, pest and disease management. Please contact 706-635-4426 or email to RSVP. Lunch will be provided only for those who RSVP. Meeting will be held in the Gilmer County Public Library downstairs community room.
    • Ellijay, GA - (40.0 Miles)