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Upcoming Events
Feb 21 - Feb 25 Georgia Junior National Livestock Show Perry, GA - (103.0 miles) Georgia Junior National Livestock Show
Feb 26 Clase de ServSafe para Gerentes y examen para obtener la certificación Lawrenceville, GA El programa de capacitación en seguridad alimentaria de ServSafe lidera el camino al proporcionar materiales educativos al día e integrales a la industria de servicios de alimentos. La clase y el examen ServSafe para Gerentes son reconocidos por más jurisdicciones federales, estatales y locales que cualquier otra certificación de seguridad alimentaria y en Georgia, la ley exige la certificación de seguridad alimentaria. La Extensión de la Universidad de Georgia en Gwinnett se complace en ofrecer la clase y el examen de certificación de ServSafe para gerentes en español. Class, Book, and Test $150 Retest - $70 Contacte a Ines Beltran a inesb@uga.edu or al 678-477-4014
Feb 27 ServSafe Manager One-Day Training Lawrenceville, GA The ServSafe Food Safety Training Program leads the way in providing current and comprehensive educational materials to the food service industry. The ServSafe for Managers class and Exam is recognized by more federal, state, and local jurisdictions than any other food safety certification and in Georgia, food safety certification is required by law. The University of Georgia Extension in Gwinnett is pleased to offer the SERV Safe for Managers Certification Class and Exam. Class, Book, and Test $150 Retest - $70 Contact: Ines Beltran at inesb@uga.edu or at 678-477-4014
Feb 28 ServSafe® Manger Certification Training and Exam - Monroe County Forsyth, GA - (145.0 miles) 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.
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Multilingual Extension Programs
Multilingual Extension Programs The Gwinnett County Extension office received a $250,000 budget increase from the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners to increase staffing and expand community educational outreach and engagement to underrepresented groups around the county. By Sameeka Prabath Rajamani | Published: 2/21/2024
Economics of Pollination
Economics of Pollination Sharon Kane and Becky Griffin have put together a powerful map displaying the economic importance of pollination across Georgia. By Sameeka Prabath Rajamani | Published: 2/7/2024
H-2A Program
H-2A Program With an aging farmer population and domestic labor shortages in the agricultural sector continue, the demand for a reliable workforce has never been more critical. By Emily Cabrera | Published: 1/17/2024
Whitefly Research
Whitefly Research A multidisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences recently renewed a $4 million contract with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to mitigate the impact of silverleaf whiteflies on vegetable production in the Southeast. By Emily Cabrera | Published: 1/11/2024
Immigration Policies
Immigration Policies As a shortage of domestic farm labor has led to increased participation in the H-2A visa program, a brief look back at past immigration policies helps frame why migrants from Central and South America have largely been associated with filling necessary agricultural jobs in the U.S. By Emily Cabrera | Published: 1/4/2024

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