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Extension News
  • Network Leader link Interim director named for UGA Automated Environmental Monitoring Network. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 6/15/2018
  • Safer Fruit link Avoid illness by cleaning melons before slicing them and refrigerating any leftovers. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 6/14/2018
  • 4-H20 Camp link Three-day camp brings south Georgia 4-H'ers to UGA's Stripling Irrigation Research Park in Camilla, Georgia. By Lydia Connell | Published: 6/13/2018
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Upcoming Events
  • Jun 18 - Jun 23 Junior Camp (7th - 8th grade, NW/SW Districts) Junior Camp (7th - 8th grade, NW/SW Districts) at Fortson 4-H Center Hampton, GA - (53.0 Miles)
  • Jun 19 Fire Ant Management Workshop for Pastures & Hayfields Fire ants can be a painful nuisance in pastures and hayfields. In this 2-hour workshop, UGA Extension Agent Paula Burke will show you how to identify fire ants, what treatment options effectively control them, and when and how to apply fire ant pesticide products. Pesticide applicator recertification credits: 2-hours for Commercial category 21 or 24; 1-hour for Private applicator license Cumming, GA - (29.0 Miles)
  • Jun 20 - Jun 21 ServSafe Manager Certification Training This training program certifies food handlers in restaurants, school, hospital and nursing home cafeterias, and other food service businesses to prevent causing or spreading foodborne illness. The ServSafeĀ® Program is a recognized food safety sanitation course developed by The Educational Foundation of The National Restaurant Association. Gainesville, GA - (24.0 Miles)
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