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  • Bean Genes Bean Genes UGA researchers will delve into the genome of native tepary bean to address climate-related challenges facing common bean production. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 8/8/2022
  • Brake Herbicide Brake Herbicide The herbicide is primarily being tested for control of Palmer amaranth, one of the most troublesome weeds for peanut growers. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 8/5/2022
  • Rising Scholars Rising Scholars As the inaugural class of Rising Scholars, ten Fort Valley State University students have spent the summer on UGA's Athens campus conducting research with College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences scientists. By Caroline Hinton | Published: 8/4/2022
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Upcoming Events
  • Aug 10 Green Thumb Lecture 'Fall Vegetable Gardening' August 2022 Join us online August 10th, from 6pm-7:30pm for an informative presentation on Fall Vegetable Gardening. We will learn which vegetables do best in fall weather, and when to plant. We will learn how to maintain, troubleshoot, and harvest your veggies.
    • Virtual Event
  • Aug 11 2022 Camden County Virtual Lunch & Learn - August 11: Ode to the Opossum Camden County Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent, Jessica Warren, will continue offering virtual lunch and learn courses in 2022. Classes will be held once a month on the second Thursday of each month (with the exception of January which will be the first Thursday due to a scheduling conflict). Classes will continue to be held 12-1pm. Classes are free and open to the public. To register please email uge3039@uga.edu and you will be sent the registration link, or follow the registration link directly. Once you have selected the sessions you would like to attend, you will receive a confirmation email. The zoom link will be emailed on the day before each class and a reminder will be sent the morning of each class. See the attached flyer for the teneative class schedule.
    • Virtual Event
  • Aug 15 - Aug 17 Manager ServSafe Training You can improve your food safety and sanitation skills through a nationally recognized food safety sanitation course. The class is 12 hours + exam by a Certified ServSafe Trainer of UGA Family and Consumer Sciences, Mitzi Parker. This course meets the new GA Food Code requirements and is certified through the National Restaurant Association and includes the course book, supplies, educational materials, exam, instruction, and refreshments. Successful completion of the exam provides certification. The class fee of $140.00 includes course book, supplies, educational materials, exam, and instructions.
    • Americus, GA - (179.0 Miles)
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