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  • Garden Notes for August Posted by bljack on Aug 28, 2019
    Protect yourself from the heat, clean up the garden for winter, prepare the soil for next garden season, plant your fall veggies.
  • Native Ornamentals Posted by bljack on Aug 21, 2019
    Native plants have many good qualities going for them. They have evolved locally and have withstood the test of time.
  • August Tips for the Yard Posted by bljack on Aug 14, 2019
    There are many other important jobs that should be taken care of in your yard as well. Below is a list of activities that will help your home look its best, no matter how hot it is.
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Diagnostic Services Available:

* Soil Testing - $ 13.00 per sample ( Soil Bags Available at Extension  Office )
* Water Testing - Varies depending on the test required ( Test Kits available at Extension Office )
* Forage and Hay Testing - $ 44.00 per sample (depending on the type of test requested)
Plant Tissue Diagnostics - $ 28.00 per sample
* Weed Identification - No Charge
* Insect Identification - No Charge



ANR Events

  • Apr 17 Growing Fruit Trees We will be discussing options for growing fruit trees at home - which ones do well in Georgia.
    • Chatsworth, GA
  • Apr 18 Introduction to Farm Food Safety Best Practices- Henry County This one-day course is an introduction to good agricultural practices. Small-scale fruit and vegetable growers will learn skills necessary to draft a food safety plan, identify safety concerns, and build knowledge on certifications and resources.
    • McDonough, GA
  • Apr 18 Union/Towns Master Naturalist Program Series 1 The Master Naturalist Program covers natural resource topics such as native plants, invasive species, birds, tree ID, watershed management, mushrooms, pollinators and more. This Master Naturalist training is broken up into spring and fall series. To be a certified Master Naturalist, attendance in in both series is required. Classes will be on Thursdays. Cost is $150 for each series.
    • Blairsville, GA - (46.0 Miles)
  • 2024 Peach Season
    2024 Peach Season With no freezing temperatures in the forecast and hope for strong pricing during the upcoming season, peach growers are looking forward to a much-needed rebound this year. By Emily Cabrera | Published: 4/10/2024
  • Blending science and philanthropy
    Blending science and philanthropy UGA wheat breeder and geneticist Mohamed Mergoum and CAES are the latest partners to work with Creature Comforts on its annual Get Comfortable collaboration, for which they produce an annual, limited-run brew to support a community-wide effort to improve educational outcomes for local elementary school students. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 4/9/2024
  • 2024 Public Service & Outreach Awards
    2024 Public Service & Outreach Awards Six University of Georgia faculty and staff members are being honored for their commitment to public service and outreach. By Krista Richmond | Published: 4/8/2024
  • 2024 Flavor of Georgia Winners
    2024 Flavor of Georgia Winners This year’s winners represent all corners of the state and the best of Georgia’s diverse culinary heritage. By Jordan Powers | Published: 4/5/2024
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