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The Glascock County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education.

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Extension Publications
  • Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016) Homeowners sometimes experience unpleasant odors in their household water. In many cases, the exact cause of the odor is difficult to determine by water testing; however, this publication provides a few general recommendations for treating some common causes of household water odors.
  • Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987) This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
  • Conversion Tables, Formulas and Suggested Guidelines for Horticultural Use (B 931) Pesticide and fertilizer recommendations are often made on a pounds per acre and tons per acre basis. While these may be applicable to field production of many crops, orchardists, nurserymen and greenhouse operators often must convert these recommendations to smaller areas, such as row feet, square feet, or even per tree or per pot. Thus pints, cups, ounces, tablespoons and teaspoons are the common units of measure. The conversion is frequently complicated by metric units of measure. This publication is designed to aid growers in making these calculations and conversions, and also provides other data useful in the management, planning and operation of horticultural enterprises.
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Upcoming Events
  • Oct 15 - Oct 17 Preventive Controls for Human Foods This course is the FDA-recognized curriculum to become a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) as per the FSMA Preventive Controls for Human Foods Rule. This 2 1/2 day course trains individuals to implement food safety practices within their facility using the standardized curriculum and through the use of break-out groups geared towards developing a model food safety plan. Athens, GA - (68.0 Miles)
  • Oct 15 - Oct 16 ServSafe Manager Certification Program UGA Bibb County Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in a five year certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office. Macon, GA - (68.0 Miles)
  • Oct 15 Northeast Georgia Master Cattleman Program The Master Cattlemen's program delivers a practical, science-based production management curriculum to Georgia's beef producers. This is the seventh session of this 8 week 2019 NE GA Master Cattleman Program. Scheduled to present: Dr. Brent Credille, Herd Health Management Specialist. Topics: Herd Health Management, Disease, Biosecurity. Participants meet each Tuesday night for eight weeks beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. During the eight sessions, attendees learn and discuss current issues, meet industry experts, and network with area producers. This program is offered through the Morgan and Jasper County Extension offices this fall. Shady Dale, GA - (63.0 Miles)
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