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  • The February 2024 newsletter is out! You can view it all on our web page at https://extension.uga.edu/county-offices/madison/4-h-youth-development/4HConnections.html or scroll below to download it. Catching up with Madison County 4-H and Youth Development Senior Conference (Grades 9-12) April 6-7! This weekend event includes a semi-formal dance along with an after-dance party with mechanical bull, games, pizza,…

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  • Everyone knows that the classic gift for Valentine’s Day is chocolates and roses. I know that it is a crowd pleaser and just about everyone will appreciate getting that gift, but there is another option. Instead of buying a dozen roses that will last a short while, buy a rose bush that will keep giving…

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  • The January 20234 version of our newsletter is out! You can view it all on our web page at https://extension.uga.edu/county-offices/madison/4-h-youth-development/4HConnections.html. A few things to note: Our office will be closed Monday January 15, 2024 in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Poultry and Wildlife Judging practices begin soon! Cloverleaf County Project Achievement…

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  • The December 2023 version of our newsletter is out! You can view everything on our web page at https://extension.uga.edu/county-offices/madison/4-h-youth-development/4HConnections.html. A few things to note: Our office will be closed Friday, December 22nd through Monday, January 1, 2024. We will return on Tuesday, January 2nd. 4-H Awards Program is on Sunday, January 7th. MilkMake Recipe Contest…

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  • The November 2023 version of our newsletter is out! If you want to know what’s going on in Madison County 4-H, you can visit our website at https://extension.uga.edu/county-offices/madison/4-h-youth-development/4HConnections.html and never miss an event or activity! A few things to note: A huge THANKS to everyone who supported our Fruit Tree Sale Fundraiser! We sold around…

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  • DPA participants outside our new bus!

    6th graders are celebrated at overnight Rock Eagle DPA November 3-4, 2023 4-H Project Achievement is the premier public speaking and demonstration project experience available to all 4th-12th grade students and is held at different times of the year. Susan Goldman recently took nine Madison County 6th graders on this educational experience. These students boarded…

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  • The October 2023 version of our newsletter is out! If you want to know what’s going on in Madison County 4-H, you can visit our website at https://extension.uga.edu/county-offices/madison/4-h-youth-development/4HConnections.html and never miss an event or activity! A few things to note: The Madison County 4-H Fruit Tree Sale Fundraiser is happening NOW through Friday, November 3,…

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  • Fall is finally here and it is almost time to start planting new trees and fruit producing bushes. If you want to be successful and give your new plants the best opportunity to grow and thrive, then you have to start at the ground and work your way up. You literally have to start with…

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  • The Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA), in coordination with the USDA and the University of Georgia, announced the confirmation of the non-native Yellow-Legged Hornet (Vespa velutina) in Savannah, Georgia on the 9th of August. This is the first confirmed sighting of this hornet in Georgia. The Yellow-Legged Hornet is originally from Southeast Asia and can…

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  • Comer Fairgrounds

    The Comer Lions Club’s Madison County Fair is set for September 26th-September 30,23.  The fair is a special tradition that takes place each fall in the beautiful town of Comer, GA.  The Lions Club members generously give their time and energy to make this hometown event, which has taken place for the last 75 years,…

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