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Winter Arrived Quickly: What That Means for Plants

This Arctic Blast Escalated Quickly Thus far in November, a few arctic fronts have made their way across the Continental U.S., which have resulted in some unusually cold lows across the Northern Rockies and Upper Midwest. But this latest front is quite the doozy when it comes to cold blasts….
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November Thoughtful Thursday: Georgia’s Advanced Training Program for MGEVs

Hope you are planning to join me next Thursday, November 14, 2019, at 2 pm, for the last Thoughtful Thursday webinar of 2019! We’ll take some time to explore our Advanced Training program for Georgia MGEVs. I will be sharing details about the sessions, the formats, locations, and topics. I’ll…
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Legacy of Learning

We enjoy a great legacy of learning here in Georgia! It begins with the initial training in which each Georgia MGEV participates. It consists of 42 hours of classroom instruction and is supplemented by our Georgia Master Gardener Handbook. We keep learning each month through continuing education opportunities. In 2018, we began…
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Congrats to Fayette County!

Congratulations to Fayette County Extension Agent Kim Toal for receiving the first-ever Award of Excellence in Consumer Horticulture presented by the Georgia Master Gardener Association (GMGA)! This brand-new award evaluates applicants based on their consumer horticulture programming in the five state initiative areas as well as leadership and coordination of…
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Fall Feels

It may officially be Fall, but we are still feeling that summer heat! Although, the lower morning temperatures have me looking forward to cool, crisp Autumn weather. As we wait for a break from the hot sun and hope for some rain, let’s share fall gardening tips. What are your…
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Name Badges!

Released in Fall 2018 was the first round of Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer name badges featuring the updated logo and representing updates in University branding. You may notice this new badge looks similar to the one your Extension agent wears. You will also notice that badges worn by Extension…
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Last Call for RMT

Thank you to each of you who have completed your 2019 Risk Management Training (RMT)! We are at 77% completion across the state. If you haven’t already completed the 2019 training, you must not have volunteered since August. Even though the temperatures are still incredibly warm, the reality is that…
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Still looking for AT this fall?

We still have some great opportunities to earn Advanced Training credits this fall! Be sure to check our website for registration forms and current information. Here’s a quick list of ATs on the calendar: NEW! September 18, 2019 | Water Quality | Metro Atlanta | DT/WQM (registration deadline September 11, 2019)…
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