Most of y’all are not the target audience for these two (August exclusive) opportunities but please forward to anyone you might know who would benefit:

Tick Webinar Symposium

August 23rd and 24th from Noon – 3:45 p.m. EDT

Register for the two-day webinar symposium for free!

Join the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and U.S. Department of Agriculture for a two-day virtual symposium, August 23rd and 24th, on ticks. The program will especially focus attention on the Asian Longhorned Tick (ALT) and its potential impact on the U.S. cattle industry.

This webinar is for cattle producers, state animal health officials, veterinarians, and other industry stakeholders interested in learning how to identify the ALT and better manage its associated diseases and spread.

Register Here:

ALT (left) compared to common Lonestar tick (right) – Graham Hickling, UT Institute of Agriculture)

Citrus Tree – Free Nutrient Testing

Now till the end on August 2022, citrus growers in Georgia can submit up to 10 foliar samples to the
UGA Agricultural and Environmental Services Labs for analysis at no charge.

Researchers in the UGA Agricultural and Environmental Services Labs are conducting a three-year
evaluation of nutrient status of Georgia Citrus trees. This study seeks to identify any common
nutrient issues throughout the emerging citrus industry in Georgia, and provide educational
materials based on the survey results. Funding for this survey was provided by the Georgia
Department of Agriculture, Specialty Crop Block Grant Program.

See sample instructions and submission form below: