UGA Extension – Jasper County Agricultural & Natural Resources

Georgia's Deer Capital

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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Ga Urban Ag Expo

I wanted to remind everyone of a very large event coming up next week, which our community partners the Upper Ocmulgee River RC&D Council, Inc. are hosting. This link goes to my original article and includes flyers trainings and events going on onsite.
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Landscape Thefts

“If you are a landscape professional, know a landscape professional or employee a landscape company who has been a victim of theft, please share this with them. These crimes are escalating – a local company was shot at and robbed at gunpoint. The Georgia Urban Ag Council is tracking these…
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FPL & Chatel Farms Open House to be held on April 21

“FPL Food invites you to visit Chatel Farms as they showcase their brand new, state-of-the-art feeding facility in Reidsville, GA. Come learn about FPL’s vision for the Southeastern cattle industry.” For more information and to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chatel-farms-open-house-registration-31931300379 This is not an advertisement for FPL, but FPL has done some innovative…
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