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Oct 25 Fall Adult Learning Series Feeling stressed coming out of COVID-19? Working on relationships? Figuring out a new dinner routine on a smaller budget? Join us for this three-part series dealing with issues we are all confronting in the wake of COVID-19. You may attend in-person or virtually.
- Virtual Event
- Watkinsville, GA - (123.0 Miles)
Oct 25 Northeast Georgia Master Cattlemen's Program 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.
- Crawford, GA - (124.0 Miles)
Oct 26 UGA Extension Master Small Ruminant Series: Class 5 -Parasite Management and Fecal Egg Count This six session intensive series will involve lecture sessions on basic production schedules, reproduction, lambing and kidding, forage management, predator control, marketing, parasite management. In addition to the lecture sessions there will be one Saturday session where participants can handle sheep and goats in a safe environment so that they may learn hands-on low-stress handling techniques, hoof trimming, body condition scoring, record health data points, and practices FAMACHA scoring and obtain their certification. Class One - October 12, 2021 Topics: Forage Management and Grazing Systems Class Two - October 14, 2021 Topics: Herd Health Class Three - October 19, 2021 Topics: Reproduction and Kidding Class Four - October 21, 2021 Topics: Insect Management and Predator Management Class Five - October 26, 2021 Topics: Parasite Management and Fecal Egg Count Class Six - October 28, 2021 Topics: Marketing, Selling Locally, and Processing Hands-on Field Day – October 30, 2021
- Thomaston, GA - (113.0 Miles)
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Pollinator Prep Checking off pollinator to-do list for the fall and early winter will help pollinators next spring.
Fighting Food Waste Consumers in developed countries waste almost as much food per year — 222 million tons — as the entire net food production of sub-Saharan Africa (230 million tons).
Pumpkin Breeding A tricky crop to grow, the 'Orange Bulldog' pumpkin variety developed by UGA plant breeders fares well in Georgia climates.