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Upcoming Local Programs, News, and Events:

  • 2020 Pre Order Fruit Plant Sale.  Orders through March 13

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For more information on Cherokee County agriculture programs and testing services, visit the Agriculture & Natural Resources page.


Upcoming Events
  • Apr 17 - Oct 1 Summer Fruits and Veggies to Grow from Seeds This short, on-demand webinar covers the basics to get you growing a summer food garden. - (19.0 Miles)
  • Aug 10 Navigating The Ideal Weight And Condition Of Your Horse Through The Year -- Horse Owner's Virtual Seminar Series This FREE and VIRTUAL series is hosted by UGA Cooperative Extension and is appropriate for any level of horse enthusiast-- all are welcome! Monday nights in August at 7 PM via Zoom. Registration is required and limited to first 300 people at: - (125.0 Miles)
  • Aug 11 - Aug 12 ServSafe Manager Certification 2 Day Training and Exam UGA Tift County Extension provides the Nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service 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. The training is from 8:30am - 5:00pm, both days. $140.00 Tifton, GA - (200.0 Miles)
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Extension News
  • COVID-19 Strategies COVID-19 Strategies Food Science and Technology researchers examine relevant studies to identify and share practicable information for use in the food industry. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 8/6/2020
  • Global Resource Global Resource One-of-a-kind lab conducts and collaborates in worldwide research on the black fly. By Elmer Gray | Published: 8/6/2020
  • Researcher Honored Researcher Honored Blaauw’s research focuses on the No. 1 pest concern for peach growers in Georgia — San Jose scale. By Sean J Montgomery | Published: 8/6/2020
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