UGA Extension – Jasper County Agricultural & Natural Resources

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2018 Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training program in Eatonton

The Putnam County Extension Office is planning on hosting an area 2018 Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Training program in Eatonton. This biannual program typically hosts participants from Putnam, Jones, Jasper, Morgan, Greene and Hancock counties. The planned starting date is Tuesday, January 30. The class will run through mid April pending foul weather…
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Onions are Here!

If you ordered Vidalia Onions through Jasper County 4-H, they are here! We sold over 3,600 lbs. of onions this year! Can be picked up until 7:00p at the Jasper County Extension Office today. If you did not preorder, but are interested in buying some, please call us at 706-468-6479.
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True and Fall Armyworms

I thought last winter was warm and last fall was dry, but this year already has some scary similarities in weather pattern as well as its own flukes. Like it isn’t bad enough that late frosts following warm weather have decimated the blueberry, peach, and strawberry crop, we’re now getting…
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Georgia Beef producers to vote on continuation of Georgia Beef Commission check off

“Georgia Department of Agriculture Gary W. Black, Commissioner 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30334 www.agr.georgia.gov   Press Release – For Immediate Release Friday, May 05, 2017 Office of Communications 404-656-3689 Georgia Beef producers to vote on continuation of Georgia Beef Commission check off The Georgia Agriculture…
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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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