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The Grady County Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education.

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Upcoming Events

    • Dec 7
    • North Georgia Vineyard Update (261.0 miles)
    • 8:30 AM | Dahlonega, GA
    • One day workshop. Participants will learn about a broad range of horticultural topics relating to wine grape vine management such as, new vine care, canopy management, pruning practices, and vine balance. Featured speakers are David Lockwood from UT, Joseph Geller from Surry Community College, Tony Wolf from NCSU, and Dr. Terry Bates from Cornel University.
    • Dec 8 - Dec 9
    • NE 4-H update
    • Collaborate
    • Update for Northeast 4-H Agents, Associates, and Program Assistants.

Extension News

    • Brassicas in Beds
    • Published 12/1/2016 by Norman Winter
    • Flowering kale, cabbage and collards can add wow factor to flower beds.
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    • Fire Crew Help
    • Published 12/1/2016 by Merritt Melancon
    • When U.S. Forest Service fire crews arrived in Rabun County, Georgia 4-H was ready to help.
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    • Ag Forecast 2017
    • Published 11/30/2016 by Merritt Melancon
    • UGA's Ag Forecast heads to Macon, Marietta, Carrollton, Tifton, Bainbridge, Lyons, Waynesboro and Athens in January 2017
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    • Watering Tips
    • Published 11/29/2016 by Sharon Dowdy
    • Follow UGA, green industry tips to conserve water in your landscape.
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    • Leaf Spot Disease
    • Published 11/28/2016 by Kyle Dawson
    • Susceptible varieties, weakening fungicide treatments contribute to increased leaf spot disease pressure.
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Extension Publications

    • Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016)
    • Published 11/7/2016
    • 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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