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UGA Extension has provided online educational programming, consultations and essential lab services during the COVID-19 pandemic while observing safe health practices for employees and the public. We offer resources for adults and 4-H youth on health, food, finances, parenting, agriculture and more. For the latest status on programs, contact your local Extension office or visit the events calendar.

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The Candler County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in the following areas:  Agriculture & Natural Resources, 4-H Youth Development and Family & Consumer Sciences.

 


Upcoming Events
  • Aug 9 ServSafe Manager Certification Training and Exam 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.
    • Sandersville, GA - (60.0 Miles)
  • Aug 17 Homeowner Planting Basics: Soil Health If you would like to step up your landscaping skills or maybe just want to learn how to keep your shrubs alive, join us for this 4 part FREE & Virtual planting series! Sign-up for the series and attend whichever sessions interest you. All programs will be held from 6:00-7:00 p.m. the 3rd Tuesday every other month, starting in February. Aug. 17th: Soil Health by Laura Ney, UGA Cooperative Extension Learn all about the importance of soil health for your plants.
    • Virtual Event
  • Sep 7 ServSafe Manager Certification Training and Exam 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.
    • Sandersville, GA - (60.0 Miles)
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Forestry Invitational
Forestry Invitational The winning Georgia 4-H forestry team, coached by Paul Pugliese, included members Sasha Morgan, Bethany Craven, Gabriel Craven, and Gus Federico.  By William C. Worrell | Published: 7/30/2021
Milkweed Hybridization
Milkweed Hybridization CAES researchers created the first successful interspecific hybridization of milkweed, landing them the cover of the July issue of HortScience. By Leslie Matos | Published: 7/29/2021
Aging and Immunity
Aging and Immunity Plant pathologist Li Yang receives $1.75 million Maximizing Investors’ Research Award to study plants' abilities to gain disease resistance as they mature. By Leslie Matos | Published: 7/29/2021