UGA Extension Based Events

These are some upcoming events from around the state. Read the descriptions for each item for more information. If you are interested in finding more events hosted by UGA Extension, you can find a full list from our Calendar here.

Insect Allies: Predators and Parasitoids in the Garden

  • March 19, 2:00-4:00
  • Learn about beneficial insects in your garden and how they help keep pests away!
  • Zoom webinar hosted by Fulton County Master Gardeners
  • Register here!

Farm Stress Summit

  • March 20, 9:30-3:30
  • This event is open to anyone who would like to learn more about supporting farmer’s and their families. You’ll hear from speakers and meet with potential collaborators at the local, state, and national level.
  • Event at 1730 Adams Dr Macon, GA 31220. President’s Dining Room at the University Center
  • Register here!

Rethink Waste: Reduce, Reuse, Repair, Recycle

  • March 20, 12:00-1:00
  • Explore Waste Literacy and learn about waste reduction and sustainable consumption
  • Zoom webinar, hosted by Clayton County FACS
  • Register here!

Small Engine Repair & Tune Up

  • April 1, 9:00
  • How to maintain and repair your own small engines on mowers and other outdoor power equipment.
  • Live event, hosted by Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens:
  • $15
  • Register here!

The Amazing Octopus

  • April 6, 12:00-1:00
  • Learn all about one of our amazing marine animals: The Octopus
  • Zoom Webinar hosted by Camden County ANR
  • Register here!

Events Hosted by Other Partner Groups

Crossroad Farm Tour

  • May 17, 9:00-2:30
  • Learn from experts on how to best grow your sales in retail, distribution, packaging, food safety, and branding
  • Live event hosted by Georgia Grown and Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership, Metter, GA
  • $25
  • Register here!

Taking Your Food Business to the Next Level

  • March 18, 9:30-12:30
  • Tour the Crossroad Farm and see their process for high tunnels, succession plantings, small farm tools, pasture building, and food samples from the produce processing facility.
  • Live event, Alma, GA
  • $15
  • Register here!

Small Farm Conservation Virtual Workshop

  • March 31, 10:00-12:00
  • A guide to USDA conservation programs for small diversified farms.
  • Webinar hosted by Seven Rivers RC&D
  • Register here!

National Organic Standards Board Meeting

  • Various dates: April 18-27
  • Public comment times, discussion of substances on the National List, and recommendations on organic policy
  • Webinars and in person meetings
  • Check out this webpage for more details and information on how to participate.