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COVID-19 Resources & Wheeler County Extension Office Closing to the Public

UGA has released a website with resources on COVID-19.Please visit the site for more information. https://extension.uga.edu/topic-areas/timely-topics/emergencies.html Due to public health concerns and following county government guidance, Wheeler County Extension will be Closed to the Public beginning Monday, March 23, 2020 until further notice. Our office hours will remain the same…
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UGA Events Canceled

All UGA scheduled events will be canceled through the end of March. A decision will be made soon about how far out this will be the case. Stay tuned to the blog, emails and remind from Extension Staff for updates. This includes the UPW training’s for those of you that…
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Forage Short Courses and Field Day Events

There are several Short Courses and Field Days coming up for cattle and forage producers. Here is a compiled list: Novel Endophyte Tall Fescue Renovation Workshop https://georgiaforages.caes.uga.edu/calendar/event.html?eventid=1620&event=Novel-Endophyte-Tall-Fescue-Renovation-Workshop Georgia Forage and Grassland Council Meeting https://georgiaforages.caes.uga.edu/calendar/event.html?eventid=1621&event=Georgia-Forage-and-Grassland-Council-Meeting Free for GFGC members (also gives you memberships to the American Forage and Grassland Council) –…
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FREE Cattle and Forage Webinars

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association has a FREE series of webinars this spring focused on forage management. March 3rd:           Soil – The Foundation of Your Enterprise March 10th:         Forage Systems – Finding the Right Fit March 17th:         Grazing Management – Balancing Animal and Forage Performance March 24th:         Managing Drought…
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2020 AG Forecast

There are only 3 more Ag Forecast events this year.  2020 Series Schedule Dates, Locations and Registration: Price: each ticket for the event is $25 and includes a meal. Register online or to pay with a check please call 706-542-5046. Online registration will close three business days ahead of each event, and…
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  YOU are the most important asset to your farm or business! Please visit extension.uga.edu/rural for resources.   Helping farmers and families thrive Rural life is often portrayed as an idyllic throwback to simpler times, where communities and neighbors come together in times of crisis and hardship. While the characterization…
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2020 Row Crop Budgets and Crop Comparison Tool

The 2020 row crop comparison tool and row crop budgets are available. If you need help entering your information into the programs, please contact your county agent. Please click on the links below to access the budgets and crop comparison tool: 2020 Row Crop Comparison Tool 2020 Row Crop Budgets…
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