Feb 26 - Feb 27 West Georgia Small Farm Conference This conference is a two day event designed for anyone who is operating a small farm looking from honey bee production, small business development, crop scheduling, nuisance wildlife, understanding different ag agencies, small ruminants, vegetable pests, and irrigation. The event will conclude with local farm tours. Event is free for the first 120 registrants. Waco, GA
Feb 29 Growing Fruit in Georgia Melissa Mattee, the Fulton County Agriculture and Resource Agent for the UGA Extension Fulton County, will talk about fruit trees (apple, peach, pear, fig), brambles (raspberry, blackberry), blueberries, strawberries, and grapes. She will cover the selection, planting, pruning, disease and harvesting. After the lecture in the Osage Room, participants are invited to join her and the North Fulton Master Gardeners in the adjoining Bulloch Orchard for a hands-on demonstration of pruning apple and peach trees and grape vines. Register here to reserve your spot: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/growing-fruit-in-georgia-tickets-86126120545?fbclid=IwAR2ko2TQe54jwbyHdw-rBvYJ9dzSdRpMfp7ihVGNQNdWhI133AGh7MhXv2I Roswell, GA
Mar 2 - Mar 3 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. Waynesboro, GA
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.