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  • Ron Walcott Ron Walcott University of Georgia vice provost for graduate education, dean of the Graduate School and plant pathology professor, Ron Walcott helps students and colleagues find their sense of place at the university. By Emily Cabrera | Published: 2/29/2024
  • Georgia 4-H Day at the Capitol Georgia 4-H Day at the Capitol Georgia 4-H Day at the Capitol brought 4-H’ers, staff, volunteers and elected officials together in Atlanta as more than 700 people celebrated a day of civic engagement and leadership. By Josie Smith | Published: 2/28/2024
  • Many Paths, One Mission Many Paths, One Mission ODIE will continue to provide its full slate of student support services and programming, including recruitment and retention, professional development, training and mentoring initiatives, working beyond race and ethnicity to work with all first-generation students, including rural and urban students. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 2/27/2024
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Upcoming Events
  • Feb 9 - Mar 15 Journeyman Farmer Small Fruit and Vegetable Training Registration Open UGA Extension in Carroll, Haralson, & Paulding Counties are hosting a Journeyman Farmer Certification program that provides comprehensive training for beginning farmers. Registration closes on March 15. Class dates are listed below. The program requires a two-step training: Step 1 - Small Farm Business Planning-In person, Friday March 22 - 9 am until 5 pm. Step 2 – Step 2- Small Fruit & Vegetable Production In-person training (with required at-home, online preparation) Wednesdays, April 10, April 24, and May 1- In person 6:30PM- 8:30PM Step 3- Hands-on-Production & Intern/Mentorship Opportunities -By application, dependent on availability of mentor/intern farm and successful completion of Steps 1 and 2. Cost: $75 *Participants must complete Step One Small Farm Business Planning before participating in Step Two. For more information, contact the Carroll County Extension Office at 770-836-8546 or register by mail using the attached form.
    • Carrollton, GA - (272.0 Miles)
  • Mar 4 2024 Equine Exchange: Behavior and Training The Equine Exchange is a monthly webinar that has provided practical equine management information for horse owners since 2022. In 2024, the series will follow a set curriculum of topics related to equine behavior and training. The program is at 12PM EST, virtual via Zoom, and is free to attend. It will be held the first Monday of each month with the exception of holidays. 3/4 Types of Equine Behaviors 4/1 How Horses Learn 5/6 Assessing Equine Welfare 6/3 Ethical Horse Training 7/1 Operant Conditioning 8/5 Desensitizing and Habituation 9/9* Introduction to Groundwork 10/7 Stereotypic Behaviors 11/4 Problem Behavior Resolution 12/2 Round Table and Expert Q&A
    • Virtual Event
  • Mar 6 ServSafe Manager Certification In partnership with Coastal Pines Technical College, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension/Ware County provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in certification from NRAEF. Certification is good for five(5) years. This is a one(1) day course.
    • Waycross, GA - (52.0 Miles)
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