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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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Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

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VIEW Pesticide Credit hours

You should have 3 hours of credits every five years from your certification date.  http://agr.georgia.gov/commercial-pesticide-applicator.aspx   

To check your available Pesticide Credit hours COPY AND PASTE on the link above or click the link to view.  Choose in the category list ''Search by Applicators Last Name'' to view your hours.  This will show you the hours and certification date you were last certified. To keep from retaking the course again, please keep up with your hours.

:For those seeking certification as a Private Pesticide Applicator License:

Initial certification to become a certified Private pesticide applicator requires the completion of an interactive, online Private Applicator training program. Administered by the University of Georgia Extension. The online training and testing require a total time commitment of approximately 4-5 hours and a $25 fee.  Applicants MUST be able to read and understand a label.

Access to online Training Courses for pesticide training certification view site here. Georgia Professional Certification Course Access


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Upcoming Events
  • Jun 15 - Jun 19 Cloverleaf Camp Week 2 4-H Summer Camp
    • Eatonton, GA - (153.0 Miles)
  • Jun 21 - Jun 25 Cloverleaf Camp Week 3 4-H Summer Camp
    • Eatonton, GA - (153.0 Miles)
  • Jun 21 - Jun 22 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam UGA Extension Coweta County provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in a five-year certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes the coursebook, educational materials, instruction and exam. Pre-registration required. For additional information, and to register visit https://bit.ly/foodsafecoweta
    • Newnan, GA - (177.0 Miles)
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  • Prestige Trap Prestige Trap Arjun Bhatt was recognized with the 2021 Nesbitt-Flatt Outstanding Senior Award. By Courtney Cameron | Published: 6/17/2021
  • Cicada Summer Cicada Summer Entomology graduate students headed deep into the north Georgia forest to search for 17-year cicadas. By Denise M Hatcher | Published: 6/15/2021
  • FST Head FST Head Singh will begin in this permanent role on August 1, leading a group of renowned faculty and staff members on UGA’s Athens and Griffin campuses. By Claire Sanders | Published: 6/15/2021
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Upcoming Events
  • Jun 22 - Jun 23 SW Fest Southwest District 4-H event
    • Cordele, GA - (60.0 Miles)
  • Jul 29 Elevate your Relationship This eight-week series has found to positively influence changes in couples' behavior and overall relationship quality. According to a former ELEVATE participant, the program experience "saved our marriage." Another participant said they "learned how to control my emotions and value my partner as well as myself. I'm going to use what I learned in this class to keep my relationship going and improving." Each 90-minute session will engage couples in fun activities to learn skills to manage stress better, strengthen their connection with each other, deal with differences in healthy ways, and elevate their relationships' quality. In addition to these skills, couples can also earn up to $350 in e-gift cards for attending the series. It "pays" to ELEVATE your relationship!
    • Virtual Event
  • Aug 11 - Aug 12 Manager ServSafe Training University of Georgia Cooperative Extension/Sumter County provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office. *If COVID restrictions allow*
    • Americus, GA - (84.0 Miles)
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  • Prestige Trap Prestige Trap Arjun Bhatt was recognized with the 2021 Nesbitt-Flatt Outstanding Senior Award. By Courtney Cameron | Published: 6/17/2021
  • Cicada Summer Cicada Summer Entomology graduate students headed deep into the north Georgia forest to search for 17-year cicadas. By Denise M Hatcher | Published: 6/15/2021
  • FST Head FST Head Singh will begin in this permanent role on August 1, leading a group of renowned faculty and staff members on UGA’s Athens and Griffin campuses. By Claire Sanders | Published: 6/15/2021
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