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Upcoming Events
  • Mar 3 Feral Swine Workshop & Trapping Demonstration Feral swine have become increasingly detrimental in Georgia, causing significant damage to agricultural crops and natural resources throughout the state. The economic impact of damage caused by feral swine in Georgia is estimated at $150 million. A group of agricultural and natural resource organizations are partnering together to bring Georgia’s top experts on feral swine together in a series of educational workshops for farmers and landowners. Topics will include disease issues, swine biology, economics, water quality issues, effective control techniques, transport issues, and regulations to be followed by a question and answer panel of experts. Each workshop will also include a feral swine trapping demonstration. There is no cost to attend the workshops, but space is limited. Pre-registration is required. More details and registration information is available at www.GACD.us/events. Griffin, GA
  • Mar 12 Don't Guess, Soil Test! Discover how testing your soil before you plant a new lawn or garden area can save you money and spare you future headaches. Learn how to properly collect and submit soil samples to your local county extension office, and how to select the right fertilizer based off of your specific recommendations. Attendance is FREE, and open to any Georgia resident. Please contact the Spalding County Extension office to reserve your spot. Griffin, GA
  • May 20 - May 21 ServSafe Manager Training UGA Spalding County Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in a five year certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office. Griffin, GA
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Extension News
  • Grape Workshops Grape Workshops Classes designed specifically for Georgia grape growers. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 2/27/2020
  • Record Rainfall Record Rainfall UGA weather stations experience top five wettest Februaries on record. By Pam Knox | Published: 2/26/2020
  • Beyond Hemp Beyond Hemp UGA horticulture experts offer advice on growing medicinal herbs in landscapes and gardens. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 2/20/2020