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Colquitt County Cooperative Extension

UGA Extension in Colquitt County offers educational programs in the areas of horticulture, agriculture, food safety, nutrition, and leadership and citizenship for our youth and community. 

UGA Extension operates through a unique partnership with Colquitt County, the University of Georgia, the State of Georgia, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture and is backed by specialists and a network of resources.  Extension agents have been on the job in Georgia since 1914.


Upcoming Events

  • May 29 ServSafe® Manger Certification Training and Exam - Monroe County Georgia Cooperative Extension provides 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.
    • Forsyth, GA
  • May 29 - May 30 Bridging the GAPs: Approaches for Treating Preharvest Agricultural Water On-Farm (online course) Fruit and vegetable growers are continually assessing their operations to determine where they can limit risk and increase productivity. As a result, many have expressed interest in learning more about how on-farm preharvest water treatment systems work and how they may fit within their current setup. Join this virtual training to learn about different approaches to treating water on-farm; how to implement these systems to meet requirements of the Produce Safety Rule; and how to verify that the system is operating as intended. May 29th (1-5 PM) – May 30th (1-5 PM).
    • Virtual Event
  • May 30 - Jun 1 Georgia 4-H Ambassador Training 4-H Event
    • Eatonton, GA
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