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Upcoming Events
  • Nov 28 Cattle and Forage Market Outlook Join us to learn more about the cattle and forage market outlook for the upcoming year! If you currently produce cattle and/or forages, or are considering entering the business, this program is for you! The program will be November 28, 2023 at the Hart County Agriscience Center. The program will be from 6:00-7:30pm , but we ask that you arrive 15 minutes early to get signed in. You can register by calling our office at 706-376-3134 or by using the link. We hope to see you in November to look at the cattle and forage markets! Registration Link:
    • Hartwell, GA - (74.0 Miles)
  • Nov 30 Choosing Live Plant Decorations The holidays are quickly approaching! Do you like to use live plants to decorate? Do you have pets? What about children in your life? What plants will last the longest, and what can later be planted? Come join us and learn how to select holiday plants that can cater to your needs, whether it be non-toxic plants for pets, or even just low maintenance options!
    • Conyers, GA - (35.0 Miles)
  • Dec 1 Northwest Georgia Green Update Join us to hear the latest up to date information from our UGA Green Team experts. The day begins at 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. with registration and refreshments. The schedule is below: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Diseases of Trees and Landscape Plants - Jean Williams-Woodward, UGA Extension Plant Pathologist/Professor 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Urban Invasive Insects- Will Hudson, UGA Extension Entomologist/Professor 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Weed Control in the Landscape - Patrick McCullough, UGA Extension Crop and Soil Sciences Professor 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch on your own 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Diseases of Turf - Alfredo Martinez, UGA Extension Plant Pathologist/Professor 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Trouble Shooting Irrigation - Hands-on Session - Rolando Orellana, UGA Extension Urban Water Management Agent
    • Canton, GA - (19.0 Miles)