UGA Extension Office


The Long County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education.

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Extension News
  • Expanding Broadband link Precision agriculture technologies are not being fully implemented due to many Georgia farmers' lack of internet access. By Clint Thompson | Published: 4/23/2019
  • Black Flies link Swarms of black flies are making a nuisance of themselves in north Georgia but pose no threat. By Elmer Gray | Published: 4/23/2019
  • Onion Storage link Limited harvest time frame leads most onion farmers to store their crops. By Clint Thompson | Published: 4/22/2019
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Upcoming Events
Apr 23 - Apr 25 Developing and Implementing HACCP for the Meat and Poultry Industry Athens, GA - (181.0 miles) This program has been designed to meet the USDA’s training requirements and is accredited by the International HACCP Alliance, whose goal is to provide standardized training for the meat and poultry industries. The course curriculum was developed by the American Meat Science Association to help processors understand, develop, and apply Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point principles to their production operations. The program combines a unique level of lectures and work group discussions from a broad based faculty of meat and poultry scientists, HACCP experts, and authorities from academia, industry and government. The work group sessions will include interaction with industry peers who have successfully implemented HACCP programs in their own plants.
Apr 24 SE Program Preview Statesboro, GA - (49.0 miles) SE Program Preview
Apr 24 NE Program Preview, Location TBD Athens, GA - (181.0 miles) NE Program Preview
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