UGA Extension – Jasper County Agricultural & Natural Resources

Georgia's Deer Capital

APHIS Issues Epidemiology Report for Avian Influenza Affected Poultry in Tennessee, Alabama, Kentucky and Georgia

“The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is releasing the epidemiology report for affected HPAI and LPAI poultry cases this spring. This kind of analysis helps to identify how the disease spread and how to help prevent it in the future. APHIS has made…
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Gourd Society

The American Gourd Society (AGS) established the Jim Story Award (JSA) in 2009 to honor a long-time supporter of the AGS, who also pioneered many of the techniques for manipulating a gourd during its growth to produce unusual shapes for use in gourd art, floral designs and other decorative activities….
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2017 Hay Contest Seeks Best Hay and Baleage in the Southeast

Hay and baleage producers in the Southeast can earn major prizes at the 2017 Sunbelt Ag Expo in this year’s Southeastern Hay Contest presented by Massey Ferguson. Thanks to Massey Ferguson’s sponsorship, and major support from sponsors for each of the seven categories in the SE Hay Contest, winners can take home…
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Screwworm Update

This morning the Georgia Department of Agriculture released a press release updating the movement requirements of animals in certain areas of Florida. That release as well as further information can be found at: http://agr.georgia.gov/Data/Sites/1/media/ag_animalindustry/animal_health/files/Screwworm-Memo-UPDATE-4-19-17-%20RMC.pdf
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USDA Announces Eradication of New World Screwworm in Florida

Late last year there was some concern over screwworms in south Florida, so this is very welcomed news. From https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/newsroom/news/!ut/p/z1/04_Sj9CPykssy0xPLMnMz0vMAfIjo8ziffxNnA2dgg183N0CXA0cQ_29nDz9DIwM_Ez1w1EV-Id5mBk4uoaEhvhZGDp5WhrpRxGj3wAHcDQgTj8eBVH4jQ_Xj8JvhRm6AixeJGRJQW5oaIRBpicAJxAIDg!!/?1dmy&urile=wcm%3apath%3a%2Faphis_content_library%2Fsa_newsroom%2Fsa_stakeholder_announcements%2Fsa_by_date%2Fsa-2017%2Fsa-03%2Ffl-nws-eradication “March 23, 2017 – USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is announcing the successful eradication of the New World screwworm (NWS) from Florida. “I want to personally thank…
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