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Upcoming Events
  • Mar 18 Increasing Yield and Profitability in Peanut and Cotton Production Through Irrigation Efficiency Workshop This educational opportunity is free to attend and a networking lunch is provided. An agenda will be uploaded at a later time. What you can expect to learn: 1. Utilization of irrigation scheduling solutions such as UGA Checkbook, SmartIrrigation Cotton App, and IrrgatorPro to gain in-depth knowledge on using these methods. 2. Investment analysis to illustrate the capital costs associated with adopting these tools and projected return on investment, annual operating costs of equipment, and associated management expenses. 3. Georgia’s Climate: A look back at 2018 and an outlook for 2019 and beyond. 4. State agricultural water permitting and water planning from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division Field demonstration and guided strategic planning will take place so producers can leave the workshop ready to implement the education they receive. Tifton, GA - (129.0 Miles)
  • Mar 18 - Mar 19 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. Workshops are offered in multiple locations throughout the state; see each training's contact for details. Waynesboro, GA - (21.0 Miles)
  • Mar 19 Step Up and Lead at UGA Tifton Campus 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. Tifton, GA - (125.0 Miles)
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Extension News
  • El Nino Impact link Wet winter could lead to delayed plantings for some farmers this spring. By Clint Thompson | Published: 3/15/2019
  • Forage Management link Lisa Baxter is UGA Extension's newest forage agronomist, based on the UGA Tifton campus. By Clint Thompson | Published: 3/15/2019
  • Adult Volunteers link Georgia 4-H camps for military kids need adult helpers. By Cristina deRevere | Published: 3/13/2019
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