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May 2016




June 2016

June 7, 2016 - Identify Insects and Diseases
Jonesboro, GA
noon - 1:00 p.m.

Learn gardening practices to minimize and manage common insect and disease risks. Scout for insects, identify problems early, and broaden knowledge about how to manage risks to vegetables.

1262 Government Circle
Jonesboro, GA 30236 
Front conference room

Registration is required. To register, email or call 770-473-5434 


June 16, 2016 - Spring 2016 TAG Workshop
Waco, GA
Team Agriculture Georgia (TAG) is hosting a Free One-Day Workshop for Small, Beginning, and Limited Resource Farmers at the West Georgia Technical College in Waco, GA. Please reserve your spot ahead of time!

West Georgia Technical College
Murphy Conference Center
176 Murphy Campus Blvd.
Waco, GA 30182

Please register by June 8, 2016 by contacting Brenda Hallman at
Phone: (912) 367-7679

TAG Workshop

June 30, 2016 - Living with Vegetable Pests in the Southeast
Columbus, GA

Vegetable pests are a fact of life here, but we can still have fruitful farms and gardens. Join us for a presentation by Dr. Ayanava Majumdar (“Dr. A”), one of the region's foremost vegetable entomologists, for his presentation to gardeners, farmers, and agriculture professionals.

Free to attend, but space is limited! Call the Muscogee County Extension OfficePest in SE by June 24th to register: (706) 653-4203. 

3000 Macon Road
Columbus, GA 31906 
Columbus Public Library

Contact Information
Muscogee County Extension Office
(706) 653-4203


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September 20-22, 2016 - National Small Farm Conference 'Creating and Sustaining Small Farmers and Ranchers'
Virginia Beach, VA

This conference is an exciting opportunity to learn and network with local and national experts in agriculture and farming practices. This 7th annual conference will also serve as a forum to discuss the results of research geared toward addressing challenges facing small farmers and ranchers.

- Strategies for enhanced farm income and improved quality of life
- Success stories from small farm activities
- Innovative ideas in research, extension and outreach

Registration is now OPEN! National Small Farm Conference
For more information check out the website, email, or call (804) 524-5626.

Small Farm Conference


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