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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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  • Doster Harper Doster Harper Now a junior at the University of Georgia, Harper was named president of the 2020-21 National FFA Officer Team. By Josh Paine | Published: 12/1/2020
  • 4-H annual awards 4-H annual awards Georgia 4-H Director Arch Smith presents annual honors during virtual awards ceremony. By Sean Montgomery | Published: 11/30/2020
  • Food Waste Food Waste Smaller households tend to waste more food, according to a study by UGA economists. By Josh Paine | Published: 11/25/2020
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Extension tips on selecting and caring for Christmas trees
Extension tips on selecting and caring for Christmas trees Posted by on Nov 25, 2020 One of my favorite holiday memories was the first Christmas my husband and I spent together. As with many young couples, we were working hard to build a life together, so to save some money we decided to take to the woods at my parent’s house to search for the...
Properly store and dispose of home pesticides Posted by on Nov 17, 2020 Now that the cooler weather is setting in and the time has rolled back an hour, home gardeners are finally starting to get some relief from the intense pest and disease pressure we’ve faced from an incredibly rainy growing season. Generally, this time of year home gardeners are winding down...
Well water testing Posted by on Nov 11, 2020 Are you one of the 1.7 million Georgians that gets your water from a private well? If you are, then that means you are responsible for the quality and safety of your well water. Just because your water looks clear and tastes normal does mean it is always safe to...
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Upcoming Events
Dec 1 - Dec 2 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam Conyers, GA UGA Rockdale 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 9am - 3:30pm, both days. $140.00
Dec 2 - Dec 3 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam Moultrie, GA 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. Event Website: http://extension.uga.edu/calendar/?containstext=servsafe
Dec 3 Early Childhood Nutrition: Incorporating nutrition education in the classroom Watkinsville, GA Educators play an important role in helping students establish healthy eating behaviors. Learn how to weave nutrition education into an already busy curriculum.

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