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Upcoming Events


    • Sep 27
    • Grass Master Forage Program- Part 4 Hay Production (116.0 miles)
    • 6:00 PM | Alma, GA
    • This is a seven part series that will provide information on forage selection, grazing strategies, fertilization and hay production. Cost will be $25 per person for the entire series. Participants that complete five of the seven nights will receive a certificate of completion. This event is being offered to your by the UGA Forage Team Registration is required. This program begins September 6, 2016 and will meet September 6, 13, 20, 27 and October 6 and 13, 2016
    • Oct 4
    • Grass Master Forage Program- Part 5 Understanding Forage Quality (116.0 miles)
    • 6:00 PM | Alma, GA
    • This is a seven part series that will provide information on forage selection, grazing strategies, fertilization and hay production. Cost will be $25 per person for the entire series. Participants that complete five of the seven nights will receive a certificate of completion. Registration is required. You will receive One hour pesticide recertification credit. This program begins September 6, 2016 and will meet September 6, 13, 20, 27 and October 6, 13,and 18th, 2016
    • Oct 6 - Oct 17
    • Georgia National Fair (117.0 miles)
    • Georgia National Fairgrounds
    • The Georgia National Fair where many 4-H'ers compete

Extension News



    • To Overseed or Not?
    • Published 9/22/2016 by Robert Speir
    • Drivers search for fuel while farmers work to grow "fuel" for livestock.
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    • Save Seeds
    • Published 9/22/2016 by Joshua Fuder
    • By saving seeds, gardeners can save money and grow the same fruit their ancestors did.
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    • Perfect Companion
    • Published 9/22/2016 by Norman Winter
    • When added to combination plantings, 'Everillo' sedge is mesmerizing.
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    • Pecan Crop
    • Published 9/21/2016
    • Despite recent hurricane, Georgia's pecan crop is still projected to yield more than 100 million pounds.
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    • Corn Production
    • Published 9/21/2016 by Clint Thompson
    • Georgia farmers expected to harvest 355,000 acres of corn this year.
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Extension Publications


    • Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016)
    • Published 9/2/2016
    • 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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    • Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987)
    • Published 9/19/2016
    • 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.
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    • Vegetable Garden Calendar (C 943)
    • Published 5/25/2016
    • 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.
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