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Week 11

I spent this week scouting fields in Crisp County. We looked at cotton and peanut fields across the county to see what kind of pests and diseases we could find present. Thankfully we found little to none and discovered that the canopies were growing beautifully. I was up to my…
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Week 11: Jackson County ANR

As the summer internship comes to an end, this past week wrapped up nicely. The week began with a visit to Franklin County where we took fescue samples, met with an ag teacher at a canning facility and tagged sheep and goats. The next day I was able to get…
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Week 11 – Morgan/Barrow

Time is flying by! Only one more week of this internship, and I’m soaking it all in. At the beginning of the week in Morgan County, Lucy and I tagged a lot of lambs and goats. She has been out of the office for the last half of the week…
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Week 10 Chatham County FACS

I had my first community event, introducing my intern project. I was very excited to finally share what I’ve been working on with the community. Healthy Savannah invited me to come to the annual Carver Village Reunion. I set up a table with my Food Scene poster and Expanded Food…
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Week 10 – Toombs County 4-H

Last week was diverse at the Toombs County 4-H office. At the first of the week, we prepped our two finalists for State Congress one last time (*cue George Washington singing*) before we shipped them off on the three hour trek to Atlanta. They had a great time up there…
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Week 10 in Colquitt County

Last week in Colquitt County was another week of rain. On Monday, we started by looking at some over-soaked cotton fields, where we actually ended up finding cotton that was exhibiting signs of black root. We then went to the Sunbelt Ag Expo to look at some of our cotton…
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Week 10- SW District

This week I spent two days in Crisp County! The first day I volunteered at a community outreach event at the high school feeding the band during band camp. The afternoon was spent at the research park pulling up the plastic watermelon beds which is a time intensive job! On…
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Week 10: Fresh & Local

This past week I have been compiling vendor total data to chart the Cartersville Farmers Market growth, and it has been such a blessing to use the Excel graph making skills I learned in Biology lab to organize and understand the Market growth trends. I am grateful that I have…
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