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  • Update for the Week – August 7, 2020 Posted by Scott Carlson on Aug 7, 2020 PEANUT update – White mold has really been showing up in many fields this week, even those with some excellent spray programs. Conditions are ideal. It will be important to stay on a good and timely fungicide schedule. Insects recently observed are lesser cornstalk borer, three-cornered alfalfa hoppers, soybean loopers,...
  • Update for the Week – July 31, 2020 Posted by Scott Carlson on Jul 31, 2020 We are still dry in the county, but so thankful for some of the recent scattered rain showers that have passed through. Hoping for more rain to come at this time throughout the county. Corn harvest has just begun. Much of the corn in Worth County is at or near...
  • Beware of Unsolicited Packages of Seeds Posted by Scott Carlson on Jul 31, 2020 The Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) is aware that many Georgia residents have received unsolicited packages containing seeds. The packages appear to have originated from China. If someone has received a similar package, he/she is strongly urged not to open the package, not to plant the seeds, and not to...
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Below are some of UGA Extension's most broadly useful resources for those involved in agriculture on the farm, in schools, and around the home.

Production Agriculture:
Statewide Variety Testing
Statewide Variety Testing Which varieties should you plant? The variety testing team does the work and research for farmers.
UGA Weather Network
UGA Weather Network Reliable weather information for agricultural and environmental applications, including soil temperature, rainfall, wind speed, and more.
Pesticide Safety Education
Pesticide Safety Education Everything you need to achieve certification and maintain the knowledge to safely and effectively make use of restricted-use and all other types of pesticides.
Sustainable Agriculture A collection of resources for those interested in production and marketing practices that are profitable, environmentally sound, and that improve the quality of life for farmers, farm workers, and the community.
Ag Budgets and Economics Resources for production economics, farm management, marketing, situation and outlook, risk management, financial management, farm policy, labor, and taxation.
Farmgate Value Report
Farmgate Value Report Annual county-level reports documenting the value of all food and fiber commodities grown in the state.
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Home & Garden:
Soil Testing
Soil Testing Ensure that your soil is productive! Get your soil tested to determine the amount and kind of nutrients that should be added for the best growth.
Pest Management
Pest Management Recommendations for pest control around homes, on pets, in the home garden, and more.
Household Water Quality
Household Water Quality Water quality has an immediate and a prolonged effect on the health of your household. This publication series contains basic information about home water quality and treatment.
Home Garden Publication Series
Home Garden Publication Series Topics include garden planning, soil preparation, weed control, pollination, disease and insect control, harvesting, and preserving.
Georgia Green Industry Professional Development The UGA Center for Urban Agriculture offers professional training and certifications for the Georgia Certified Landscape Professional, Georgia Certified Plant Professional exam and Super Crew employee training series.
Schools:
Community and School Gardens This Community and School Gardens blog is designed to help community and school gardeners succeed by connecting them to UGA Extension and other research-based resources.
Lesson Plans and Teacher Resources Whether you'd like to help protect the environment, teach your students how to avoid chronic diseases with healthy food and physical activity, or train food handlers in your cafeteria, University of Georgia Extension can help.