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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

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

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Home siteThe Cook County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education Ag Product Connections. We translate the science of everyday living for families, farmers and communities to foster a healthy and prosperous Georgia.

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Upcoming Events
  • Jan 20 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.
    • Sandersville, GA - (133.0 Miles)
  • Jan 23 - Jan 24 State 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl Qualifier https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/quiz-bowl/
    • Athens, GA - (196.0 Miles)
  • Jan 23 Lake Country Beekeeping Short Course This ZOOM delivered Short Course will provide the information necessary for a beginning beekeeper to begin their journey into the fascinating world of beekeeping.
    • Virtual Event
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  • Community perceptions of hemp Community perceptions of hemp Researchers sought to identify potential perception problems that could arise in communities where the crop is grown and processed into various goods. By Allison Fortner | Published: 1/19/2021
  • 2021 President's Medal 2021 President's Medal Bill Flatt and the late Ivery Clifton will be recognized in a virtual awards ceremony By Sara Freeland | Published: 1/19/2021
  • 2020 Hay Contest Winners 2020 Hay Contest Winners More states submitted samples to the contest than ever before. By Josh Paine | Published: 1/14/2021
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Upcoming Events
  • Jan 25 Tax Update: What's New in Tax? Does the term 1040 just sound like random numbers to you? Or are you a tax expert needing a refresh? Either way - this is the presentation for you! This quick, 30 minute presentation via Facebook Live will cover recent tax changes and things to know before you file your 2020 return. Leave knowing how to get the most out of your taxes this year! Questions? Message @LanierCountyFACS on Facebook or call (229) 482-3895!
    • Virtual Event
  • Feb 8 - Feb 9 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)
  • Feb 15 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. *If COVID restrictions allow*
    • Cordele, GA - (60.0 Miles)
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  • Community perceptions of hemp Community perceptions of hemp Researchers sought to identify potential perception problems that could arise in communities where the crop is grown and processed into various goods. By Allison Fortner | Published: 1/19/2021
  • 2021 President's Medal 2021 President's Medal Bill Flatt and the late Ivery Clifton will be recognized in a virtual awards ceremony By Sara Freeland | Published: 1/19/2021
  • 2020 Hay Contest Winners 2020 Hay Contest Winners More states submitted samples to the contest than ever before. By Josh Paine | Published: 1/14/2021
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