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Update for the Week – January 22, 2021

Many meetings and training opportunities have moved to an online or virtual format recently. UGA Worth County Extension is still on mission to bring the latest unbiased, research-based information for our clients. We would like to mention/remind growers or other interested parties of the many upcoming opportunities. Please click on…
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Georgia Clean Day set for February 10, 2021

The Georgia Department of Agriculture will be hosting a Georgia Clean Day Pesticide Collection on Tuesday, February 10, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Mitchell County Stadium at 45 Industrial Blvd. in Camilla, Georgia. Pre-registration is required by February 5th at 4:00 p.m. For more information and…
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2021 Georgia Ag Forecast

We invite you to attend the 2021 Georgia Ag Forecast presented by faculty in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics and the Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development. Keynote topics include agritourism in the state and COVID-19’s impact on agriculture.  Registration is required to receive the Zoom webinar link,…
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2021 Master Cattleman Program – sign up now

This is a great educational opportunity for our beef producers. Weekly sessions will focus on many topics that could improve cattle production and management for cattlemen. Please see the information on the schedule and speakers, and call to register with the county agents listed.
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Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture Survey

All sectors of Georgia’s food and fiber industry have been impacted by the┬áCOVID pandemic. In May, over 850 producers completed a survey describing the early impacts of the disease on agriculture in Georgia. In an effort to get a more complete story for 2020, the Georgia Foundation for Agriculture, Georgia…
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Considerations for Wheat Production

The time for winter wheat planting is getting near. There are many factors to consider for wheat production in our area. A great source of information is the 2020-2021 Georgia Wheat Production Guide, edited by Dr. Corey Bryant, our UGA Grains Agronomist. Below is a snapshot out of the Production…
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