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Extension News

  • Organic Gardening
  • Published 10/21/2016 by Timothy Daly
  • Organic gardening is more than just a growing method that reduces pesticides.
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  • Zika Virus Research
  • Published 10/20/2016 by Charlene Betourney
  • UGA research finds evidence in 'chick model' that Zika virus takes hold in the first trimester.
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  • Floral Beauty
  • Published 10/19/2016 by Norman Winter
  • Whether solid in color or multi-colored, zinnias are easy to grow and add breathtaking beauty to the garden.
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  • Hay Contest
  • Published 10/18/2016 by Clint Thompson
  • Announcement made during annual Sunbelt Ag Expo.
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  • New Turf Researcher
  • Published 10/18/2016 by Sharon Dowdy
  • Jespersen studies what stresses turfgrass while adjusting to life on the UGA Griffin campus.
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Upcoming Events

  • Oct 21-Oct 24
  • Athens, GA
  • Georgia 4-H Weekend in the Classic City is a 4-H Event hosted by the State of Georgia Collegiate 4-H Clubs in Athens, Georgia. All high school 4-H'ers in 9th through 12th grades are welcome to attend this event. Weekend in the Classic City helps high school 4-H'ers prepare for the challenges of transitioning from high school to college and prepares them to do this successfully. Students will hear from UGA Admissions, UGA Office of Student Financial Aid, and the CAES Ambassadors. Students will take a tour of historic North Campus, eat lunch with group leaders in downtown Athens, visit the UGA Bookstore, eat in a UGA Dining Hall, and visit a UGA residence Hall. Representatives from colleges and universities throughout Georgia will spend time talking with delegates about opportunities at their colleges as well.
  • Oct 24
  • 10:00 AM | Cumming, GA
  • Food Preservation Series - Freezing - Class #4 An introduction to food preservation and learn how to freeze fruits and vegetables. Put it Up is a series of hands on lessons that allow participants to explore and understand the science of safe food preservation.
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