The Long County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education.
Some of our most popular programs include:
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UGA Dairy link Mary Ethel, the calf, makes her debut at UGA Teaching Dairy.
Honeybee 101 link Learn some bee biology during National Pollinator Week.
Peach Crop link Increased chill hours are a big reason Georgia is having a better year with its peaches.
Jun 21 - Jun 23 Journeyman Farmer Certificate Program - Small Fruit & Vegetable Production Lawrenceville, GA - (202.0 miles) The second part is Small Fruit & Vegetable Production that covers a multitude of subjects relating to crop production. Subjects covered include soil health, fertility, cover crops, irrigation, equipment, marketing and other pertinent topics. The class will include a visit to the Urban Farm at Gwinnett Technical College in Lawrenceville. You must attend the Small Farm Business Planning Section in order to participate in this one.
Jun 22 - Jun 25 State 4-H Council Eatonton, GA - (145.0 miles) State 4-H Council
Jun 26 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam Forsyth, GA - (156.0 miles) UGA Monroe County 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. This workshop is a two day training. Certification testing will take place on June 27, 2018. Workshops are offered in multiple locations throughout the state; see each training's contact for details.