Be sure to keep up with your hours of credits, you should have 3 hours every five years from your certification date. To check your available Pesticide Credit Hours view site below.
Get access to online training courses for pesticide training certification view site below.
The Cook County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education.
Some of our most popular services include:
- Soil and Water Tests
- Ag Blog Posts
- 4-H Livestock Program
- Research-Based Advice for Production Crops
- Farm Gate Value Reports
- 4-H Summer Camps
- Health Programs like Walk Georgia
- Georgia Professional Certification Course Access
- So Easy to Perserve
- Poultry and Eggs
- Commercial & Home Food Safety
- Nutrition & Health
Ambrosia Beetles have been an issue for some Pecan growers in Cook County. The beetles can damage the trees, and there are ways to help prevent that. Building these beetle traps can help capture them. Contact the Cook Co. Extension office, on how to help assist you with the control and detection of these Ambroisa Beetles.
Apr 7 - Apr 8 Hay & Baleage Short Course Weed control, sprayer calibration & cleanout, Inoculants and preservatives, matching forage to animal needs, forage testing, soil testing, compaction, & moisture testing, Ag technology, using a Lightbar, UAV demo and variable rate fertilizer. Speakers will be: Dr Lisa Baxter, Brooke Hampton, Wheeler County Agent; Jennifer Miller, Jeff Davis County Agent and Steven Powell, Treutlen County Agent Alamo, GA - (78.0 Miles)
Apr 17 - Apr 18 (Postponed) Area Poultry Judging-Tift County Poultry judging is an evaluation event in which students learn and understand standards used in poultry and egg production and marketing, and to apply the standards in a realistic decision-making situation. During the contest, participants judge both live specimens and market poultry, identify parts of birds already prepared for market, and evaluate eggs as to their quality and readiness for market. For at least one class, typically a live production class, participants are asked to justify their placing decisions through a set of oral reasons. https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/judging-teams/poultry/ Tifton, GA - (26.0 Miles)
May 14 Backyard Flock Management & Disease Prevention The first session in the South Georgia Poultry Series, join us for an evening class about how to properly manage your backyard flock and prevent disease. Class will be taught by Dr. Casey Ritz (UGA Poultry Science) at the Lanier County Extension Office. ($15 for all three sessions) Lakeland, GA - (20.0 Miles)
Healthy Homes From which disinfectants to use to how to properly wash your hands, UGA scientists cover the bases on COVID-19 concerns.
Takeout Safer Foodborne exposure to virus is not a route of transmission, FDA says.
Cotton Market Producers urged to pay close attention to the market, strategize on cost-cutting and improving productivity.