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Resources for GA MGEVs

  • 2021 Thoughtful Thursdays Series

    Thoughtful Thursdays: a monthly webinar series for GA MGEVs brought to you by the State Program Office During our monthly webinar (usually 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 and staff can join in…

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  • RECAP: Thoughtful Thursdays

    This week, Charlotte Meeks, ANR Agent in Houston County, shared about use of video technology with the local MGEV Program. She shared about finishing up the spring training for new MGEVs as well as how Facebook live sessions for their closed Facebook group facilitated group meetings between MGEVs. In case you are interested in the…

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  • We are looking forward to the upcoming August Thoughtful Thursday session next week, August 13 at 2 PM. Jason Lessl, Program Coordinator of the Agricultural & Environmental Services Lab (AESL), will join us to discuss Soils. The Zoom link to access the live session will be emailed to GA MGEVs, so keep an eye on…

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  • Here’s the line-up for the summer months of our Thoughtful Thursdays webinar series for Georgia MGEVs: June 18, 2020 – Junior Master Gardener Program, Sheri Dorn July 9, 2020 – Composting, Suki Janssen August 13, 2020 – Soils, Jason Lessl This week, Sheri Dorn, our state program coordinator, will be sharing all about the Junior…

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  • 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 to be cooler and delaying…

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  • Upcoming: May Thoughtful Thursday

    Thursday, May 14, 2020 2:00-2:30 PM Spring Turf Green-Up from Dr. Clint Waltz, UGA Extension Specialist, Turfgrass 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…

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  • 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 restricted campus activity). Dr. Little…

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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 and staff can join in…

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  • 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 and staff can join in…

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  • The birds are singing and the weather is more warm than winter. It feels as if gardening season might be near, and so will be the calls and questions from the public seeking guidance for their plants and landscapes. To keep you on top of things during the gardening season, we offer the third season…

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