UGA Extension Office

Upcoming ANR Events

Upcoming Events
Feb 20 ServSafe Food Handler Training for GED Students Gray, GA - (20.0 miles) Learn basic food safety practices for preparing and serving food. You will learn about basic food safety, personal hygiene, cross-contamination & allergens, time & temperature, and cleaning & sanitation. IMPORTANT: This course is designed for food service employees, and will NOT meet Georgia Department of Public Health certification requirements for food service managers. Also, this event is for GED students only.
Feb 21 Irrigation Efficiency and Scheduling Meeting Cochran, GA - (63.0 miles) This meeting will be a multi county event that includes, but not limited to, Bleckley, Dodge, Laurens, Pulaski, Twiggs and Wilkinson County. The agenda consists of Ag Water conservation cost share opportunities, irrigation scheduling methods, chemigation/fertigation, the importance of applying Ag Water irrigation uniformly, and Georgia EPD updates. A sponsored meal will be provided and 2 hours private along with 3 hours Commercial pesticide credits will be given. Please RSVP by Monday February 19, 2018 to the Bleckley County Extension office at 478-934-3220.
Mar 2 - Mar 5 NW Project Achievement for grades 7-12 Eatonton, GA - (21.0 miles) Project Achievement for grades 7-12
Mar 5 Vegetable Garden Workshop Forsyth, GA - (22.0 miles) This class will educate participants in garden planning and preparation, composting, and pest and disease management.
Mar 6 Area Cotton Production Meeting- Morgan and adjacent Counties Madison, GA - (26.0 miles) Growers will receive latest information on production practices and marketing issues presented by the UGA Cotton Team. This free meeting will begin 12:00 p.m. on Monday, March 06, 2018 with lunch provided. The Georgia Cotton Commission and Deltapine® are the sponsors. Dr. Jarred Whitaker, UGA Cotton Agronomist, will present the latest research. Please invite other producers to come and share in this informative meeting. * 1 hour private/commercial pesticide credit available * Please RSVP:706-342-2214 no later than Thursday, March 01, 2018
Mar 9 - Mar 12 NE Project Achievement for grades 7-12 Eatonton, GA - (21.0 miles) Project Achievement for grades 7-12
Mar 13 Using Pesticides Wisely Crawford, GA - (52.0 miles) All pesticide applicators that plan to make applications of dicamba to dicamba tolerant crops or 2,4-D to 2,4-D tolerant crops in Georgia must attend a Using Pesticides Wisely(UPW) Training. Several training's are scheduled around the state. To provide growers in Northeast Georgia with a regional training, a UPW Training has been scheduled for Tuesday, March 13, 11:00 am at the Oglethorpe County Extension Office. All growers are strongly encouraged to bring their applicators with them. Please call (706)743-8341 to register. Deadline is March 9. Lunch will be served. Pesticide re-certification credits will be provided.
Mar 17 4-H Zumbathon® Charity Event Griffin, GA - (33.0 miles) PARTY WITH A PURPOSE! Zumbathon® Charity Event to raise money for Spalding County 4-H. Pre-Registration is $15 before March 16th and $20 the day of the event. (4-H members only $10). Shirts are $15 add $2 for XXL and $4 for XXXL. 100% of proceeds go to fund 4-H Programs in Spalding County. Pre-order your shirt today as certain sizes SOLD OUT at last year's event! The theme will be St. Patrick's Day come blinging that GREEN!
Mar 20 - Mar 21 Step Up and Lead @ Rock Eagle 4-H Center Eatonton, GA - (21.0 miles) Step Up and Lead is a youth leadership conference designed and facilitated by youth development professionals for 4th-8th grade students, featuring exciting, interactive workshops that promote leadership, public speaking, teamwork, and collaboration! Schools are encouraged to register and bring student government members, club officers, or other emerging youth leaders.
Mar 21 The Plan for Solar in Georgia: An Opportunity to Provide Your Input Atlanta, GA - (51.0 miles) Georgia Tech, Emory and UGA have come together to develop a model solar zoning ordinance to provide county and city officials and other decision-makers in Georgia access to best practices and a common baseline from which to work. To ensure transparency and neutrality in developing the model ordinance, we have scheduled a series of public meetings to give all interested parties a voice in the process. We welcome your attendance at any and all of the meetings, where we will solicit your input on the draft ordinance, and discuss the opportunities, concerns, and envisioned outcomes. These meetings will also introduce the Renewable Energy Technical Assistance Program (ReTAP) a USDA funded program at the University of Georgia which provides technical assistance and education to individuals, businesses, and communities interested in deploying solar and other renewable energy projects.
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