April 28 – Green Industry Update

Cobb County GIU APRIL 28TH 2017 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Come and learn about new plant material available in the market, disease management, Boxwood alternatives, soil fertility, disease prevention etc . There will be pesticide license CEUs for category 24 and Private Applicators. @MNI Direct 678 South Cobb Drive Marietta, GA 30060 Get Directions Participation Details Please Call 770-528-4070 …

UAC-adminApril 28 – Green Industry Update

April 26 – Termite and Mosquito Control

Category 24, 25 and 41 Pesticide Credits April 26 Industry North Fulton 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Learn about Termite and Mosquito Control. Dr. Dan Suiter and Dr. Elmer Grey will answer your questions. This program is for commercial pesticide license holders and industry representatives. Pesticide recertification credits will be offered. $10 per person. 7741 Roswell Rd NE Atlanta, GA …

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2016 GALA Award Winning Projects

Congratulations to these award winning UAC members for their 2016 GALA Entries! GALAWinners2016 View the Award Winning Projects here: 2016GALA_presentation

UAC-admin2016 GALA Award Winning Projects

Drought Level 2 in 52 GA counties – including Metro-Atlanta

The long, hot summer and fall, with below normal rainfall, has prompted the State of Georgia to declare the following drought levels, effective 11/17/16. Drought Response Level 1: 58 counties Drought Response Level 2:  52 counties including Metro-Atlanta Drought Response Level 3:  Haralson County and cities of Griffin, Buchanan, Tallapoosa and Waco Drought Levels 1, 2 and 3 allow new …

UAC-adminDrought Level 2 in 52 GA counties – including Metro-Atlanta

Breaking news: FL vs GA water rights trial begins 10/31/16

Metro Atlanta’s future rides on the legal opinion of one irascible, no-nonsense Yankee barrister who has warned that neither Georgia nor Florida will be satisfied with his ruling. The U.S. Supreme Court appointed Ralph Lancaster as the “special master” to determine the validity of Florida’s 2013 lawsuit against Georgia and its alleged over consumption of the Chattahoochee and Flint rivers. …

UAC-adminBreaking news: FL vs GA water rights trial begins 10/31/16

CALL TO ACTION: Landscape equipment theft crisis – help needed!

Many UAC member companies have reported an increase in equipment theft, both at worksites and at their offices/storage facilities. The thieves are becoming bolder, and there is growing concern about the safety of employees.  We need your help. It is extremely important to quantify the equipment losses. Please click here for the 2016_Landscape Industry _EQUIPMENT THEFT, and provide UAC with a list …

UAC-adminCALL TO ACTION: Landscape equipment theft crisis – help needed!

“Inside Ag Week 7” Legislative Report – News from the Georgia General Assembly

The Georgia Urban Agriculture Council is pleased to continue its partnership with the Georgia Agribusiness Council (GAC) to provide weekly reports about activities and legislation throughout the  2016 session of the Georgia General Assembly. Last week  was an especially active week under the gold dome as lawmakers moved quickly to advance legislation ahead of the Day 30 crossover deadline. Legislators returned …

UAC-admin“Inside Ag Week 7” Legislative Report – News from the Georgia General Assembly

“Inside Ag Week 6” Legislative Report – News from the Georgia General Assembly

The Georgia Urban Agriculture Council is pleased to continue its partnership with the Georgia Agribusiness Council (GAC) to provide weekly reports about activities and legislation throughout the  2016 session of the Georgia General Assembly. Time is growing short as the Day 30 crossover deadline looms.  Day 30 is called Crossover Day because it is the last day for bills passed in …

UAC-admin“Inside Ag Week 6” Legislative Report – News from the Georgia General Assembly

“Inside Ag Week 5” Legislative Report – News from the Georgia General Assembly

The Georgia Urban Agriculture Council is pleased to continue its partnership with the Georgia Agribusiness Council (GAC) to provide weekly reports about activities and legislation throughout the  2016 session of the Georgia General Assembly. Happy President’s Day! We are halfway home! Lawmakers hit the highway Thursday afternoon after having completed the 20th of the allotted 40 legislative days. It’s a good reminder …

UAC-admin“Inside Ag Week 5” Legislative Report – News from the Georgia General Assembly

“Inside Ag Week 3” Legislative Report – News from the Georgia General Assembly

 The Georgia Urban Agriculture Council is pleased to continue its partnership with the Georgia Agribusiness Council (GAC) to provide weekly reports about activities and legislation throughout the2016 session of the Georgia General Assembly. The State Capitol was quiet Friday as lawmakers headed home Thursday afternoon, having completed the first 12 days of the session.  They will return Monday as the 40-day …

UAC-admin“Inside Ag Week 3” Legislative Report – News from the Georgia General Assembly