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Upcoming 2022 Events Nearby:

Please click on the links below to view the event flyers!

April 5th Better Beef Systems Extravaganza (Tifton)

April 11th Lunch N Learn: Rain Gardens

May 3rd Pesticide Clean Day (Perry Fairgrounds)

May 9th Lunch N Learn: Well Water

May 14th Cattle Handling for Farmers

May 24th Food 4 Thought: Weed Management in Pastures and Hayfields *Pesticide Credit*

June 13th Lunch N Learn: Nuisance Critter Control for the Homelandscape

June 24th Kids Cattle Camp

July 11th Lunch N Learn: Butterflies

August 8th Lunch N Learn: Pollinators/Census

August 12th Hay Day

September 12th Lunch N Learn: Adding Color to the Landscape

October 10th Lunch N Learn: Plants That Grow From Bulbs

November 14th Lunch N Learn: Native Plants

November 15th Food 4 Thought: Soil Health *Pesticide Credit* (Virtual)

December 12th Lunch N Learn: Cooking Class

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Pesticide Clean Day (May 3rd)

The Upson/Lamar Farmer is our newsletter written to keep you informed about what is going on in our area. 

Sheep and Goat

The Bleat is our Small Ruminant newsletter written to keep you informed about what is going on around the state.

Upcoming Ag Events
  • May 24 Troup County Poultry Academy Are you considering having a backyard flock? Do you have a small flock and want to know how to keep your birds healthy? Join us to learn all things poultry, from initial considerations to processing. We will have fun learning from multiple speakers (County Agents and UGA Poultry Specialists).
    • Lagrange, GA - (47.0 Miles)
  • May 24 Ocmulgee Region 4-H Horse Club The FIRST multi-county 4-H Horse Club in Georgia! Membership is open to youth in 4th-12th grade. Membership dues are $50 and includes club t-shirt, meeting supplies, educational materials, and snacks. The deadline to pay dues is August 20, 2021. Meetings will be 6:45 PM to 8:30 PM. Any change in date/time will be communicated at least 24 hours before the scheduled meeting. Members are not required to own/lease a horse. Meetings may have a mounted activity where members can bring their own pony/horse/mule to ride. These meetings are designated with a horse shoe on the flyer. All ponies/horses/mules must have a negative Coggins. ASTM approved helmets are required for any mounted activity. Marigold Stables - Monroe County 75 Higgins Mill Rd, Forsyth, GA 31029 Equine Behavior Natural Horsemanship Obstacle Challenge
    • Forsyth, GA - (26.0 Miles)
  • May 26 Beekeeping Workshop The apiary is buzzing with workers, and after a few times in the hive, many beekeepers have questions. Get those questions answered by a Master Beekeeper! This program is perfect for "newbees" and those who want a different perspective.
    • Zebulon, GA - (15.0 Miles)
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  • Firefly Season Firefly Season Georgia is home to more than 50 species of fireflies — or lightning bugs — and you can help protect these insects by understanding their lifecycle and habitat needs. By Becky Griffin, Jason Schmidt | Published: 5/17/2022
  • Prison Beekeeping Program Prison Beekeeping Program “I was one of those teenagers — I wanted to be an actress. I went to college for theater, but dropped out and got on drugs.” By Jordan Powers | Published: 5/12/2022
  • Buttercup Control Buttercup Control Buttercup is one of the most prolific spring weeds and is easily recognized by its bright, glossy yellow flowers. By Paul Pugliese | Published: 5/10/2022
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