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  • Celebrating National Ag Week!

    Image of chick with information about national ag week

    March 21-27, 2023 The week of March 21-27, 2023 is designated National Ag Week. Georgia sets aside the 21-25 to celebrate at the state level. We all should use this time to thank the men and women who work so hard to grow, harvest, transport, and sell our agricultural commodities. In Glynn and McIntosh Counties,…

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  • Upcoming Events!

    ladybug and aphids

    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 Farm Stress Summit…

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  • New & Beginning Farmer Opportunity

    Flyer with photo of farm, crop rows and barns. Provides information about the New & Beginning Farmer Resources hosted by State Executive Director Arthur Tripp. March 23 from 1:00-4:00 at 316 River Rd in Athens, GA.

    United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (USDA FSA) is hosting a New & Beginning Farmer Resources Workshop. At this event, you will learn about federal programs you can use to receive resources, potential funding, and additional support. This event will take place Thursday March 23, 2023 from 1:00-4:00. There is a virtual option…

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  • Crabgrass

    This weekend would be a great time to treat if you know that you have issues with crabgrass in your lawn. Our specialists recommend treating for Crabgrass from February 15-March 5 for our part of the state. Crabgrass is difficult to treat while it is growing. Because of this, your best course of action is…

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  • Spring Planting is Fast Approaching!

    It is the end of February and everyone is revving up for spring planting. It isn’t too late to get your soil tested so that you know where you stand with pH and nutrients already in the soil. These tests will provide you individualized fertilizer recommendations. To take a soil sample, you will collect from…

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  • Freeze Damage and Pruning

    Everyone has dead and damaged plants in their yards from the freezing temperatures we have experienced so far this winter. We are currently seeing some of those most affected plants putting out new greenery. Along with that comes the question of “what do I do?” Currently, the answer is: nothing. Leave the dead leaves and…

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  • What’s In Season?

    There are many great reasons to purchase fruits and vegetables that are in season. Chief among them is this is the best way to ensure freshness. Purchasing “in season” means that you are consuming the fruits and veggies soon after they are harvested. This means that you are getting produce directly from local producers and…

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