The University of Georgia Taylor County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.
Taylor County faculty and trained support staff provide educational programs as well as a number of ag testings services to the citizens of Taylor County. Our Ag agent provides unbiased, research-based info that helps clients make critical decisions. Extension recommendations focus on maximzing production and profit, while minimizing environmental impacts. Our 4-H Program Assistant creates and organizes youth educational programs including competitive events which will assist young people to develop citizenship, leadership, responsibility and life skills through experiential learning. We also provide information to help citizens live healthier lives through home food preservation, and assistance with diets for seniors and diabetics.
UGA Extension operates through a unique partnership with Taylor County, the University of Georgia, the State of Georgia and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Backed up by specialists and a network of resources, Extension Agents have been on the job in Georgia since 1914.
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Sep 19 - Sep 20 ServSafe Manager Certification Training UGA Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. Successful completion of the national exam provides certification. Certification is valid for 5 years from date of exam. The training fee of $140.00 includes current edition book, supplies, educational materials, exam, instruction, and refreshments. Lunch is on your own. Registration deadline is September 1, 2017. The training will be held in the Pike County Extension office. Registered participants will be notified if training location is moved. Zebulon, GA - (35.0 Miles)
Sep 23 Homeowner Chainsaw Safety Workshop Don't crank up your chainsaw this fall before you learn how to use it safely! This free class will focus on maintaining a chainsaw for safety and efficiency, identifying and solving dangerous problems, and pruning to maintain tree health. Participants will get to observe proper chainsaw use modeled by a certified chainsaw safety instructor. Columbus, GA - (34.0 Miles)
Sep 23 Farm & Family Day 2017 Take a break from the hustle and bustle to come and spend a day in beautiful Twiggs County, GA! There will be Food, Fun, Farms, & Family at our event that will feature farm tours, giveaways, food vendors, and free live performances! You can find out more information about this event at our Facebook event page listed below. To go on a farm tour REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To register please call our office to register for a farm tour spot. Jeffersonville, GA - (53.0 Miles)
Georgia Pecan Crop link Georgia pecan farmers assessing damage after Tropical Storm Irma moves through state.
Giant Milkweed link Monarch caterpillars love to dine on native and imported milkweeds.
Georgia Peanut Tour link This year's educational tour will be based in Albany, Georgia, between Sept. 19 and Sept. 21.