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Mar 25 - Mar 26 Project SAFE 22 Silhouette Match 4-H Target Sports event
- Eatonton, GA
Mar 25 4-H Horse Showmanship Clinic Take your showmanship skills to the next level through this hands-on clinic with experienced judges. Bring your horse for small group sessions. Clinic consists of two hands-on sessions and one classroom session to help both novice and experienced riders with showmanship. Open arena following the clinic. A current, negative Coggins is required of all horses.
- Covington, GA
Mar 25 4-H Horse Judging Clinic Gain valuable insight into horse judging and practice judging conformation classes. Clinic consists of two hands-on sessions and one classroom session to help both novice and experienced youth with horse judging. Optional reasons critique following the clinic. This opportunity is open to 4-H and FFA youth participants.
- Covington, GA
Mar 26 Ferns of the Southeast (Zoom) 350 million years ago, these feathery fronds were born. Still loved today, gardeners plant them in garden beds, pots, and wooded areas. Any hike through a forest will showcase these ancient survivors. Without seed formation, these primitive plants rely on spores for reproduction. North Fulton Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Donna Whitesel will share all about ferns and how to grow them in this class. This series of five classes will begin Sunday, March 5, 2023, and will be available through live Zoom webinars and Facebook Live. The classes will be available for later viewing at https://www.youtube.com/northfultonmastergardeners.
- Virtual Event
Vegetable Garden Calendar (C 943) The recommendations in this circular are based on long-term average dates of the last killing frost in the spring and first killing frost in the fall. Every year does not conform to the "average," so you should use your own judgment about advancing or delaying the time for each job, depending on weather conditions.
Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987) This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016) Homeowners sometimes experience unpleasant odors in their household water. In many cases, the exact cause of the odor is difficult to determine by water testing; however, this publication provides a few general recommendations for treating some common causes of household water odors.
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agrileadHER Community The new platform includes access to monthly webinars on topics from production to stress management and an online network for women in agriculture.
Farm Stress The 2023 Farm Stress Summit, held at Mercer University this week, brought together farmers, government officials, community leaders, health care specialists, university faculty and program staff from around the state to learn more about the unique stressors farm families experience and strategies for building a network of support.
Community Engaged Research Faculty members work in partnership with units of UGA Public Service and Outreach and UGA Cooperative Extension.