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The Barrow County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education

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  • Revolutionizing seaweed Revolutionizing seaweed When you hear the word agriculture, seaweed might not be the first thing that comes to mind. By Emily S Davenport | Published: 5/20/2022
  • Integrative Precision Agriculture Institute Integrative Precision Agriculture Institute Unit will catalyze interdisciplinary research and connect researchers and students with industry partners. By Sam Fahmy | Published: 5/19/2022
  • Lettuce Microbiome Lettuce Microbiome By studying the interactions between EcO157 and the lettuce microbiome — the entire community of microorganisms like bacteria that live on the surface of lettuce — researchers hope to better understand how the microbiome may affect the pathogen’s fate during produce processing. By Jennifer L Reynolds | Published: 5/19/2022
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Upcoming Events
  • May 20 - May 23 Project SAFE State BB Match 4-H Target Sports Event
    • Eatonton, GA - (50.0 Miles)
  • May 21 - May 22 State 4-H Wildlife Judging 4-H Event
    • Eatonton, GA - (50.0 Miles)
  • May 23 - May 25 Manager ServSafe Training You can improve your food safety and sanitation skills through a nationally recognized food safety sanitation course. The class is 12 hours + exam by a Certified ServSafe Trainer of UGA Family and Consumer Sciences, Mitzi Parker. This course meets the new GA Food Code requirements and is certified through the National Restaurant Association and includes the course book, supplies, educational materials, exam, instruction, and refreshments. Successful completion of the exam provides certification. The class fee of $140.00 includes course book, supplies, educational materials, exam, and instructions.
    • Americus, GA - (138.0 Miles)
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