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Do you grow Ratibida columnifera?

I recently received a request from Dr. Matthew Chappell, UGA’s Associate Professor and Statewide Extension Specialist (Nursery Crops). He explained that Texas A&M has frequently partnered with UGA on native plant projects. They currently have a student project for which they need our help.                 The PhD student Kaitlin Hopkins along with…
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Just a few days left to register

When I called my colleague and fellow quilter, Dr. Bodie Pennisi, earlier this year and asked her if she’d be willing to help me with an MGEV quilt project, she was so excited! I think she said something to the effect that I made her day or month or year…
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Five-patch Poppy

MGEV Carlotta Ehmen of Walton County recently sent me this lovely contribution to the 40th anniversary commemorative quilt project: Her note shared the story of the square: This 5-patch poppy quilt square is in honor of the “Poppy Lady,” Moina Belle Michael, who was a native of Walton County (Good…
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Can you spot the MGEVs?

Our “Working with Youth” risk management training officially renews this month! You may already have received information from your agent or program coordinator. Some MGEVs have already completed the 28-minute video and online quiz. I wonder if they could spot the MGEVs in the video?!? You can update your training…
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Relax with a Yoga Class!

One of our workshop offerings during our Wednesday Volunteer Celebrations on April 10, 2019, is a yoga class. This low-impact form of exercise is quite useful at maintaining flexibility and balance, both of which can help prevent falls and other injuries. We are delighted to have Bill Blum teaching these…
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Grow Strong! and Extended Discount

We got the impression that you were curious about the Grow Strong! agenda for April 9, 2019. So, we thought we’d share some details! We use our Grow Strong! updates to find out what the latest research is telling us as it relates to our five state initiatives. This year,…
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