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  • Nov 30 ServSafe Manager One-Day Training Georgia Cooperative Extension provides 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. Workshops are offered in multiple locations throughout the state; see each training's contact for details. Registration includes the course, textbook, light refreshments, and exam.
    • Conyers, GA - (79.0 Miles)
  • Dec 1 Northwest Georgia Green Update Join us to hear the latest up to date information from our UGA Green Team experts. The day begins at 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. with registration and refreshments. The schedule is below: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Diseases of Trees and Landscape Plants - Jean Williams-Woodward, UGA Extension Plant Pathologist/Professor 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Urban Invasive Insects- Will Hudson, UGA Extension Entomologist/Professor 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Weed Control in the Landscape - Patrick McCullough, UGA Extension Crop and Soil Sciences Professor 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch on your own 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Diseases of Turf - Alfredo Martinez, UGA Extension Plant Pathologist/Professor 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Trouble Shooting Irrigation - Hands-on Session - Rolando Orellana, UGA Extension Urban Water Management Agent
    • Canton, GA - (41.0 Miles)
  • Dec 2 - Dec 3 Cloverleaf Project Achievement - Union County (4th - 6th Grades) Project Achievement held for 4th, 5th, & 6th grade 4-H members. Youth may present an oral demonstration with visuals, prepare a dish, or play an instrument, sing, or dance.
    • Blairsville, GA - (82.0 Miles)
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What is UGA Extension?

A partnership of the University of Georgia, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and counties of the state cooperating. UGA Extension is on the forefront of food safety, technology, research, and education; keeping Georgia’s economy strong and making life better for Georgians.

UGA Extension Floyd County links the resources of the University of Georgia, Fort Valley State University, and Floyd County to provide educational programs, information, and assistance to citizens. UGA Extension Floyd County helps the citizens of Floyd County by addressing the following initiatives:

  • Family and Economic Well-Being
  • Conservation and Management of Natural Resources
  • Agriculture Programming and Research Opportunities
  • Improving Nutrition, Diet and Health
  • Water Quality
  • Youth Leadership
  • 4-H Youth Development Program
  • Service Learning / Citizenship


To extend learning from the University of Georgia to the everyday lives of Georgians through current, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

Our Promise

To provide practical education you can trust, to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future.

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