Agriculture & Natural Resources
Upcoming 2022 Events Nearby:
Please click on the links below to view the event flyers!
April 11th Lunch N Learn: Rain Gardens
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 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
Click on the image below to access Pesticide Clean Day forms.
The Upson/Lamar Farmer is our newsletter written to keep you informed about what is going on in our area.
The Bleat is our Small Ruminant newsletter written to keep you informed about what is going on around the state.
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)
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.
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.”
Buttercup Control Buttercup is one of the most prolific spring weeds and is easily recognized by its bright, glossy yellow flowers.
- Agriculture & Environmental Services Laboratories
- Forestry & Fisheries
- Georgia Center For Urban Agriculture
- Georgia Forages
- Georgia Pest Management Handbook
- Georgia Soil & Water Conservation Commission
- Georgia Water Council
- Ponds & Fisheries
- Poultry Science
- Turf Grass & Weeds
- UGA Beef Programs