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Ag Water Usage Ag Water Usage Trainings are useful meetings or field events that focus on using Ag water irrigation wisely. The goal is to instruct producers on the newest innovations of precision Ag water applications and irrigation scheduling. Possible topics covered would be fertigation/chemigation through irrigation, irrigation scheduling methods, the importance of applying water uniformly to crops, cost share opportunities to conserve Ag Water, and Ag Water withdrawal permitting updates.
Egg Candling Classes Georgians must obtain an egg candling certificate in order to be able to sell eggs to the consumer. This certification can be obtained by successfully completing an Egg Candling Class administered by GDA representatives. There is no fee for the class, but pre-registration is required.
Extension Food Science Workshops, Seminars, and Training Courses For nearly 20 years, specialists at the University of Georgia’s Extension Food Science have offered industry-specific food safety training courses to food processors in Georgia, the U.S., and internationally. As regulations against foodborne illness get tougher, the food industry must incorporate control measures into their processes and train their workers in hygiene and food safety practices. We offer many training opportunities throughout the year, many of which are designed specifically for the Meat and Poultry Industry or the Fresh Produce and Fresh-Cut Produce industries. With regulations and public scrutiny on food safety tightening daily, producers and processors will receive expert assistance in setting up process controls and food safety mechanisms within their own operations. On-site consultations may be scheduled through your county Cooperative Extension agent or by contacting Extension Food Science.
Georgia Master Gardeners The Georgia Master Gardener training program provides more than 40 hours of classroom and hands-on instruction in horticulture and related areas. The classes provide home gardeners with information they need to become skilled Master Gardeners. Find out more about this program at the Georgia Master Gardener Web site.
Getting the Best of Pests An online, live, interactive training program that allows pest management and Green Industry professionals to obtain continuing education credits (CEUs) in GA, TN, AL, and SC. For Commercial and Private Applicators on demand credits are available through your county extension office. Ask your county agent about receiving credits through GTBOP archives today!
Pesticide Applicator Training Pesticide Applicator Training
ServSafe® Employee Training Georgia 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. Workshops are offered in multiple locations throughout the state; see each training's contact for details.
ServSafe® Manager Certification Program This training program certifies food handlers in restaurants, school, hospital and nursing home cafeterias, and other food service businesses to prevent causing or spreading foodborne illness. The ServSafe® Program is a recognized food safety sanitation course developed by The Educational Foundation of The National Restaurant Association. For more information visit the ServSafe® program website.