UGA Extension Office

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Upcoming Events
Jan 18 Monroe County Cattleman's Association Meeting Forsyth, GA - (27.0 miles) The monthly meeting of the Monroe County Cattleman's Association will be held on January 18, 2018 at Minori's Italian Ristrorante in Forsyth, GA. The featured speaker for the meeting will be Carmen Westerfield, NRCS District Conservationist. The meeting will begin at 7:00 pm.
Jan 20 Small Farm Business Training -- Journeyman Farmer Certificate Program Part 1 Cumming, GA - (64.0 miles) UGA Extension and partners developed the Journeyman Farmer Certificate Program to provide a comprehensive training program for beginning farmers. Small Farm Business Training is one of three parts in this program. Through this 2-day class (Saturday, January 20 and Saturday, January 27, 2018), trainers from the UGA Small Business Development Center will cover the following topics: Preparing a Business Plan Financial Feasibility Using Balance Sheets Accrual Income Risk Management Licensing and Certifications Marketing Feasibility Selling Your Products $50 registration fee includes handbook, lunch, and other program materials. Participants who complete the program and post-training evaluation will receive a certificate.
Jan 31 - Feb 1 ServSafe 2-day Training McDonough, GA - (19.0 miles) University of Georgia Cooperative Extension/Henry County provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office.
Jan 31 Athens Area Landscaper Irrigation Training Athens, GA - (69.0 miles) This green industry training is intended for landscape and nursery professionals. Training topics include irrigation components, irrigation watering principles, proper irrigation scheduling, and common irrigation system repairs. Pre-registration is required $10 registration includes lunch and refreshments Pesticide Credits have been applied for in categories 21, 24 and private
Feb 1 Backyard Poultry Workshop Forsyth, GA - (27.0 miles) This class will teach participants basic selection, management, bio-security, and safety of backyard poultry. Featured speakers are UGA Extension Poultry Specialist, Casey Ritz, Ph.D., Monroe County Extension Agents Caitlin Bennett Jackson (ANR) and Dana Lynch (FACS), founder and president of Peachstate Poultry Association Ronda Smith, and County Oaks Farm Supply owner Melissa Mathis.
Feb 2 - Feb 5 SW District Project Achievement for Grades 7-12 Eatonton, GA - (54.0 miles) SW District Project Achievement for Grades 7-12
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