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VIEW Pesticide Credit hours

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.

Pesticide Credit Hours Available

Get access to online training courses for pesticide training certification view site below.

Georgia Professional Certification Course Access

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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.

Upcoming Events
  • Sep 9 - Sep 10 SW Area Forestry Field Day 4-H Forestry Event Camilla, GA - (49.0 Miles)
  • Nov 11 Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging- Tifton Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging- Tifton Tifton, GA - (22.0 Miles)
  • Nov 18 - Nov 19 Manager ServSafe Training UGA Sumter County Extension provides the 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. The training is from 8:30am - 5:00pm, both days. $140.00 Americus, GA - (84.0 Miles)
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Extension News
  • Peanut Rust link Peanut rust disease discovery in Tift County field raises concerns among UGA specialists. By Clint Thompson | Published: 8/22/2019
  • Island Apple Snails link Huge invasive snails have crossed over from Florida into Georgia. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 8/22/2019
  • Field Day link Annual field day will take place at two research farms on the UGA Tifton campus. By Clint Thompson | Published: 8/21/2019
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