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You are out of Toilet Paper – be careful of what you flush!

Once the COVID-19 virus started, it was interesting to see that the Toilet Paper was one of the first things to go from the shelves and if you go in the stores still today there is a limited supply.  Other than that, as more kids are home, “science experiments” may include the old question – “Will this flush or not?”

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I’m back!!!

My apologies for taking a hiatus from posting to this blog. In line with our current situation, I hope to make more frequent blog posts with information and things that you, as GACAA members, can use. I have tasked our leadership with writing posts to share. If you have ideas…
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Things learned on the hotel airport shuttle

Editorial by Carole Knight So, last week I traveled to Fort Wayne, Indiana for the 104th NACAA Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference.  This year marks the 4th AM/PIC that I have attended and each year I learn more and more.  Not only is it a super professional experience (Dossier…
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GACAA well represented in Fort Wayne

The GACAA delegation has just returned from a week of fun and learning at the 104th NACAA Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  We had 33 in attendance including: 20 agents, 4 spouses, 1 GOTCAA, 2 specialists, and 6 administrators. Two of our agents were first…
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GACAA Award Opportunities: Horticulture Awards

The Horticulture Committee is responsible for a host of award opportunities including Urban Agriculture Education Award, Innovations in Urban Agriculture Award, Pecan Achievement Award,    Vegetable Research/Demonstration Award, Fruit Industry and Research Award, and the Consumer Horticulture Award of Excellence. The Urban Agriculture Education Award recognizes agents who have developed…
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We want YOU! to serve with GACAA

Coming up this fall at the 2019 GACAA Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference we will be electing several new board members. The position of Treasurer will be up for election. This position is open to anyone in the state. The Treasurer shall keep all funds and properties of GACAA,…
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GACAA Award Opportunities: YP, AA, and DSA

My goodness! Isn’t extension just full of acronyms.  I know that during our office staff meetings I feel like I am reciting the alphabet to our secretary who is feverishly trying to take notes on all the things we are up to.  I received an email just this morning from…
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GACAA Awards Opportunities: Natural Resources / Aquaculture

Greetings GACAA Members! Time to look at another GACAA Award.  This awards recognizes an agent for his/her work in natural resources and/or aquaculture.  Criteria for applying include answering one or more of the following questions. 1. Describe any natural resources and/or aquaculture related programs you have hosted during the course…
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GACAA Award Opportunities: Animal Science

In just a few short months, GACAA members will  begin to see a barrage of emails from the committee chairs asking for award submissions.  Often times, we hear that members don’t apply because they think they haven’t done enough or don’t understand the awards or application process.  I thought that…
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Farmhouse at ACCG

The Georgia Association of County Agricultural Agents officers along with Senior district directors showcased Georgia grown products to the Association County Commissioners of Georgia at their annual conference in Savannah on April 26 and 27.   GACAA enjoyed a few days on the Savannah River.  ANR agent Joel Burnsed, from Monroe…
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