UGA Extension – Jasper County Agricultural & Natural Resources

Georgia's Deer Capital

This week’s updated resources:

This is a weekly update of newly published UGA Extension, as well as other agricultural and natural resource trainings and resources as they come available. Released on Thursdays, we hope this helps you plan your weekend and coming week as events emerge. For a more extensive list of upcoming Extension events in our area, please check out Upcoming Events. Contact the Extension Office if you need further details at 706-468-6479 or rgafnea@uga.edu.
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January Vegetable Gardening Calendar

You can plant or harvest something from your garden almost all year. The monthly recommendations — especially the spring and fall planting dates — are for the typical day and month in middle Georgia. This calendar is prepared mainly as a reminder and guide for planning your garden work.
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January Beef Cattle Management Calendar

These are the general management needs, but there are additional needs in January that are based upon your calving season and can be located at the link provided below. Provide high magnesium mineral supplement for cows on winter grazing. Vitamin A supplementation might be needed if frosted grass, weathered hay or by-products…
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Merry Christmas!!

The Jasper County Extension Office will close at 5:00p on Thursday December 22nd, and will not reopen until 8:00a on Tuesday January 3rd. We have had a great year at the Extension Office, and look forward to serving you in 2017!
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Outside of the box…

There was a real interesting national story released yesterday on a tree, that by many states such as our own is considered invasive, the Osage orange (Maclura pomifera). The native range for the Osage orange falls over Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. It’s nickname, “hedge apple”, comes from it’s use of well over a century in hedgerows, many of which were constructed under a WPA project by FDR.
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December Beef Cattle Management Calendar

These are the general management needs, but there are additional needs in December that are based upon your calving season and can be located at the link provided below. Do not graze winter annuals closer than 4″. Overgrazing can reduce winter forage production. Provide a high magnesium mineral supplement for cows on…
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