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UGA Cooperative Extension is a statewide educational organization funded by federal, state and local governments that brings research-based education directly to individuals, families and communities.

UGA Extension is dedicated to helping people find answers to questions related to agriculture and the environment, families & 4-H Youth Development.


Upcoming Events
  • Feb 16 Cancer Prevention Cooking School At the Cancer Prevention Cooking School learn about reducing risk of cancer; who should get screened for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer; how to get screened. Free cookbook, recipe tasting and prizes*. *All who attend will be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift certificate or prize of equal value. Ellijay, GA - (33.0 Miles)
  • Feb 18 Northeast Georgia Soybean Production Meeting UGA Extension Specialists will discuss latest production information for soybean producers related to varieties, agronomics, disease and weed control. One hour of pesticide credit will be offered as part of this training. Lunch will be provided. Following this production meeting, the UGA Using Pesticides Wisely Training will be hosted at the same location. This training is required for any producers wishing to use Xtendimax, Engenia, or Fexapan products. Elberton, GA - (84.0 Miles)
  • Feb 18 Using Pesticides Wisely Training This is a joint training with UGA Extension Specialists, Georgia Department of Agriculture, and industry representatives to discuss proper usage of new herbicide technologies and prevention of off-target drift. All applicators who wish to use new dicamba technologies (Xtendimax, Engenia, or Fexapan) or required to attend this training and receive certification. For applicators who possess a GDA Private or Commercial Pesticide Applicators License, the training will be from 1-3 PM. For applicators who do not possess a pesticide license, there will be an additional 45 minute pesticide safety training they must attend. Elberton, GA - (84.0 Miles)
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