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Georgia’s Climate Trends

“Climate is more than just the average weather,” said Pam Knox, UGA’s Weather Director and this month’s Thoughtful Thursday speaker. Climate is about ranges of temperatures, extremes, and cycles that can be natural or or otherwise. When you start talking about climate trends, the time period really does matter. For…
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Master Mentoring: An Opportunity to Shape NextGen Gardeners

For our last Thoughtful Thursday session of 2020, Georgia 4-H specialists Keri Hobbs and Craven Hudson were joined by Donovan Nelson as they shared about the opportunity to shape the next generation of gardeners through the Master Mentoring program. This Georgia 4-H program supports the essential elements of youth development,…
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Thoughtful Thursdays: Join us for June’s Session

Here’s the line-up for the summer months of our Thoughtful Thursdays webinar series for Georgia MGEVs: This week, Sheri Dorn, our state program coordinator, will be sharing all about the Junior Master Gardener (JMG) program, an international youth gardening program of the university cooperative Extension network. Check out the JMG…
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Thoughtful Thursday Recap: Turf Talk

Last week, Dr. Clint Waltz, UGA Extension Turfgrass Specialist, joined us online to discuss turf green-up. Last year’s high temperatures and lower rainfall totals impacted lawns by causing drought stress which, in turn, impacts how grasses transition this spring. Then, increased rainfall in early 2020 impacted soil temperatures, causing them…
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Upcoming: May Thoughtful Thursday

During our monthly webinar (the second Thursday from 2:00-2:30 PM), UGA specialists share updates on a variety of horticulture topics with MGEVs. We use Zoom for these sessions so MGEVs, trainees, Extension agents and staff can join in wherever they are in the state. GA MGEVs, keep an eye on…
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Recap: April Thoughtful Thursday with Dr. Little

Our April Thoughtful Thursday session featured a plant disease update from Dr. Elizabeth Little, Associate Professor and Extension Plant Pathologist. She pointed out that this spring has been particularly beautiful and the weather good, so few issues are showing up in the Plant Disease Lab (currently closed due to COVID-19…
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