UGA Extension – Jasper County Agricultural & Natural Resources

Georgia's Deer Capital

May 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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May Beef Cattle Management Calendar

These are the general management needs, but there are additional needs in May that are based upon your calving season and can be located at the link provided below. Control pasture weeds by clipping or with chemical weed control. Fertilize bermudagrass and bahia pastures according to soil test recommendations, if not done…
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Modern Homesteader series

Have you thought of joining the Modern Homesteading movement but are unsure where to start? Monroe County Extension will be offering a Modern Homesteader series to help you kick-start your self-sufficiency agricultural production. The three-part series will be offered May 25, June 1, and June 8 from 5:30-8:00 pm at…
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Licenses for Hunting and Fishing to Increase

I know that this is not an agricultural item, but many of us agrarians do enjoy hunting and fishing. Tuesday, Governor Deal signed House Bill 208 allowing the Georgia Department of Natural Resource to increase fees for licenses. Georgia’s hunting and fishing licenses have not seen an increase since 1992. Across the board this…
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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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