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Upcoming Events
  • Jun 10 - Jun 17 Citizenship Washington Focus Delegations from across the country attend this six-day program at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center, located just outside Washington, D.C. The program is aimed at enriching young people's lives by broadening their appreciation and respect for themselves and others in the world. Participants attend workshops, committees, field trips and social events, giving them hands-on opportunities to learn and grow. Participants learn and practice skills that will make them better citizens and more successful individuals. Citizenship Washington Focus is open to all Georgia 4-H members 14 to 19 at the time of the trip. A minimum of 10 participants is required. Chevy Chase, GA - (660.0 Miles)
  • Jun 16 Super Saturday Child Care Training in Laurens County on June16th 2018 Laurens County Extension is hosting a Super Saturday Child Care training on June 16th 2018. This training consists of 6 hours of state-accepted training for child care providers on the following topics: Class 1: Nutrition (2 hours); Class 2: Guidance & Discipline(2 hours); and Class 3: Food Safety (2 hours). The registration fee is $20/person - checks must be made payable to Laurens County Extension and can be mailed to: Attn: Susan Moore, PO Box 1366, Dublin, GA 31040. Registration is due by Friday, June 8th 2018 - registration must be received post-marked by this date. Late registration is $30/person. Dublin, GA - (103.0 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 ServSafe® Program is a recognized food safety sanitation course developed by The Educational Foundation of The National Restaurant Association. Gainesville, GA - (221.0 Miles)
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Colquitt County Cooperative Extension

UGA Extension in Colquitt County offers educational programs in the areas of horticulture, agriculture, food safety, nutrition, and leadership and citizenship for our youth and community. 

UGA Extension operates through a unique partnership with Colquitt County, the University of Georgia, the State of Georgia, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture and is backed by specialists and a network of resources.  Extension agents have been on the job in Georgia since 1914.

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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