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Upcoming Events
Jun 5 - Jun 6 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam Lakeland, GA 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.
Aug 7 - Aug 8 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam Lakeland, GA 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.
Oct 2 - Oct 3 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam Lakeland, GA 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.
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Extension News
Pepper Weevils link Seventy percent of the winter peppers imported into the US are grown in Mexico, where weevils originate. By Clint Thompson | Published: 5/22/2018
New Fruit link Wild seeds from Australia may help scientists breed new fruit varieties. By Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 5/3/2018
Lawn Irrigation link Too much water can hurt Georgia lawns and waste water. By Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Carole Hicks Knight | Published: 5/7/2018
New Pecan Entomologist link Most pressing pest problems for Georgia pecan producers include black and yellow pecan aphids, pecan weevils and ambrosia beetles. By Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Carole Hicks Knight, Clint Thompson, Julie Jernigan | Published: 5/3/2018
Future Doctors link Georgia 4-H members learn about medical school. By Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Carole Hicks Knight, Clint Thompson, Julie Jernigan, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 4/26/2018
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UGA Website for Hurricane Resources

Here you'll find resources from UGA Extension and the land-grant universities to assist families and communities in dealing with damage from Hurricane Matthew.


Upcoming Production Meetings

The following production meetings will be held in Berrien County at the Ag Services Building, 516 County Farm Road, Nashville, Georgia.  For catering purposes, please RSVP the week before each meeting to the Berrien County Extension Office, 229-686-5431, or the Lanier County Extension Office, 229-482-3895. We hope you will make plans to attend.  Private and commercial pesticide credits will be given.

 

Jan 10            Cotton Production Meeting                        6:00 pm

 

Jan 31            Tobacco Production Meeting                     Noon

 

Feb 07            Blueberry Production Meeting                   Noon

 

Feb 20            Peanut Production Meeting                       Noon

 

Feb 22            Weed Control Meeting                               6:00 pm

 

Mar 09            Pecan Meeting                                           Noon

 

 


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