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Franklin County Extension Blog
  • Franklin County Cloverleaf 4-H’ers Attend Camp at Wahsega 4-H Center Posted by on Jun 14, 2019 Written by: Raleigh Dawson, Franklin County 4-H Agent Franklin County Cloverleaf 4-H’ers discovered that not all classrooms have four walls last week at Wahsega 4-H Center. Throughout the duration of their week at camp various activities and labs allowed attendees to connect the standards taught in the classroom to real...
  • Franklin County 4-H’ers Compete at State Livestock Judging Contest Posted by on Apr 1, 2019 Written by:  Raleigh Dawson, Franklin County 4-H Agent The Georgia 4-H State Livestock Judging contest was held last Saturday, March 23rd, at the University of Georgia Livestock Arena in Athens. Competitors from all over the state gathered to judge classes of cattle, hogs, sheep, and goats. In a livestock judging...
  • Franklin County 4-H’ers excel during Cloverleaf Project Achievement Posted by on Apr 1, 2019 Written by: Raleigh Dawson, Franklin County 4-H Agent Cloverleaf Project Achievement was held last Saturday, March 23rd, in Jackson County. There were 319 competitors who gathered to share their research based presentations to a panel of expert judges. Cloverleaf Project Achievement empowers 4th-6th graders with communication, confidence, research, and presentation...
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Extension News
  • Covington 4-H'er Honored Covington 4-H'er Honored Lavendar Harris creates programs to share STEM with younger 4-H'ers. By Cristina deRevere | Published: 1/17/2020
  • Tomato Ancestry Tomato Ancestry Today's tomatoes are the result of two seperate domestication events. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 1/8/2020
  • Wintergreen 2020 Wintergreen 2020 Wintergreen Horticultural Trade Show and Conference will be held Jan. 21-23. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 1/11/2020
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Upcoming Events
  • Jan 22 Training for Farmers and Growers on Produce Safety Rule This one-day workshop is being offered to produce growers. The training will cover the standardized curriculum designed by the Produce Safety Alliance, which meets the regulatory requirements of the Produce Safety Rule under FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act). The course will provide a foundation of Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and co-management information, FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirements, and details on how to develop a farm food safety plan. Bogart, GA - (33.0 Miles)
  • Jan 23 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training UGA 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. Madison, GA - (54.0 Miles)
  • Jan 23 - Jan 24 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam 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 Conyers, GA - (67.0 Miles)
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