Nov 3: Pest Manager Training on St. Simons Island

Earn many types of recertification credits Friday, Nov. 3 on St. Simons Island! Certified pesticide applicators, arborists and others can enjoy the beach and earn recertification credits at the Pest Manager Training planned for Fri, Nov 3 at the St Simons Island Casino. Attendees can earn credits for: 5 hours GA commercial pesticide applicators (any category) ISA arborists 5 Society …

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Oct 30: GA Exotic Pest Plant Council Annual Conference

DATE: October 30, 2017 TIME: 8:00 am – 4:45 pm PLACE: UGA Griffin  |  Student Learning Center  |  Room 104 COST: $70 per participant  |  $20 for students Registration deadline: Monday, October 23, 2017 To register: https://georgia-eppc.eventbrite.com or 770.228.7214 Click here to download agenda and registration info. Co-sponsored by University of Georgia-Griffin Campus, University of Georgia Department of Horticulture, and …

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

Drought Level 2 is in effect in 12 Metro-Atlanta counties:  Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Habersham, Hall, Lumpkin, Paulding and White counties. Drought Level 1 is in effect in 43 counties:   Athens-Clarke, Banks, Barrow, Bartow, Butts, Carroll, Chattooga, Cherokee, Clayton, Dawson, Elbert, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Gordon, Greene, Haralson, Harris, Hart, Heard, Henry, Jackson, Jasper, Lamar, Madison, Meriwether, Monroe, Morgan, …

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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

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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. …

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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 …

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“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 …

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“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 …

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“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 …

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“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 …

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