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Healthy Georgia Connections Issue #7

Issue 7: https://t.uga.edu/61t Newsletter Archive: https://extension.uga.edu/newsletter.html In this issue: Prepare food safely to avoid foodborne illness  Preventing termites in Georgia homes Healthy nutrition and physical activity habits at home Getting back to business responsibly: the “new normal” Also of interest for GA MGEVs from UGA Extension: In June we are transitioning our…
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Things to Do in the Garden in May

Many thanks to Extension Specialists Bodie Pennisi, Clint Waltz, Elizabeth Little, and Bob Westerfield for contributing to this post! MGEVs, are you part of the media team in your local program? Do you write articles for local newspapers? your office blogs or websites? contribute to your county Extension’s social media…
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Healthy Georgia Connections Issue #4

This week’s Healthy Georgia Connections newsletter includes container gardening basic information from UGA Extension ANR agent of Fulton County, Melissa Mattee, who also works closely with local GA MGEVs. Check out the full newsletter for news you can use and share with your community.
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Thank you for a great week!

We have been celebrating you, MGEVs, all week this week, and it has been great! As your photos and quotes have rolled out and you’ve “liked” or “loved” or shared, our notifications have lit up. We have one more special treat for you, if you haven’t found it already! We…
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Things to Do in the Garden in April

  • Warm season turf grass
    • establishment of new turf 
    • fertilization begins, based on soil test results
    • core aeration
    • any renovation efforts
    • mid-month, post-emergent weed control for grassy weeds
    • mid-month, post-emergent weed control for summer broadleaf weeds
    • scout for fungal diseases on turf (brown patch, dollar spot)
  • Cool season turf grass
    • fertilization coming to a close
    • mid-month, post-emergent weed control for summer broadleaf weeds
    • scout for fungal diseases on turf (brown patch, dollar spot, pythium blight, melting out)

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Thoughtful Thursdays: April 9

Thursday, April 9, 2020 2-2:30 pm Plant Disease Update from Dr. Elizabeth Little, Extension Specialist, Plant Pathology During our monthly webinar (the second Thursday from 2-2:30 pm), UGA specialists share updates on a variety of horticulture topics with MGEVs. We use Zoom for these sessions so MGEVs, trainees, Extension agents…
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