The Barrow County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education.
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Peanut Harvest link This time of year is a cause for celebration for agriculture, the No. 1 industry in Georgia.
Alumni Awards link Agricultural advocates and educators top this year’s list of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Alumni Association’s best and brightest alumni.
"Life 101" link Randolph County and Whitfield County 4-H programs combine to host "Life 101" conferences.
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Oct 15 - Oct 17 Preventive Controls for Human Foods This course is the FDA-recognized curriculum to become a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) as per the FSMA Preventive Controls for Human Foods Rule. This 2 1/2 day course trains individuals to implement food safety practices within their facility using the standardized curriculum and through the use of break-out groups geared towards developing a model food safety plan. Athens, GA - (19.0 Miles)
Oct 15 - Oct 16 ServSafe Manager Certification Program UGA Bibb County Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in a five year certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office. Macon, GA - (19.0 Miles)
Oct 15 Northeast Georgia Master Cattleman Program The Master Cattlemen's program delivers a practical, science-based production management curriculum to Georgia's beef producers. This is the seventh session of this 8 week 2019 NE GA Master Cattleman Program. Scheduled to present: Dr. Brent Credille, Herd Health Management Specialist. Topics: Herd Health Management, Disease, Biosecurity. Participants meet each Tuesday night for eight weeks beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. During the eight sessions, attendees learn and discuss current issues, meet industry experts, and network with area producers. This program is offered through the Morgan and Jasper County Extension offices this fall. Shady Dale, GA - (39.0 Miles)