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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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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The 38th Annual Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition

The Sunbelt Ag Expo has the latest technology from the world’s greatest agricultural companies on display, as well as having a large array and diverse representation of agriculture through its over 1,200 exhibitors and over 300 seminars covering beef, dairy, backyard gardening, poultry, forestry, pond management, equine, dairy and cattle management. The exhibits cover a hundred acres, but there are another 600 acres of row crops and equipment demonstrations for visitors to observe and operate. The Expo is open October 20-22, at 8:30a with a daily admission of $10.
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21st Annual Piedmont Area Quality Hay Contest

Sponsored by Pennington Seed, Inc. and UGA Cooperative Extension, the Piedmont Area Quality Hay Contest accepts applicants from any forage producer in the Piedmont region of Georgia (Greene, Jasper, Morgan, Oconee, Putnam, and Walton Counties). If you submitted samples for the Southeastern Hay Contest, you are automatically in this contest if you produce hay in the Piedmont Area.
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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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Big Buck Contest

Jasper County FFA Alumni Association is hosting their annual Big Buck Contest again this year. Buying a pre-sold ticket gives you a meal and the opportunity to submit your buck on Saturday October 17. Tickets are available locally at Town & Country and Farm & Garden.
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Avian Influenza and the Preparedness of the Cattle Industry

I received my Georgia Cattleman magazine Wednesday evening, and one of the first things that caught my attention is this artic on HPAI (Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, I urge you to use the full four initials when abbreviating for full clarity). There has been much interest among beef and dairy producers alike as to what impact HPAI would have on cattle and cattle operations. Dr. Cobb, State Veterinarian, clarifies procedures and consideration in this letter.
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