Liberty County Extension Special COVID-19 Update
Liberty County Extension Office is fully opened to the public. Please help us protect ourselves and those around us by giving us a phone call if you or anyone in your immediate circle has COVID-19 or is experiencing any symptoms. Thank you!
The mission of Liberty County Agriculture & Natural Resources program is to teach people how to improve their use of plants, animals and the environment. We assist individuals in making critical decisions concerning their lives, their businesses, and their communities. We cultivate knowledge and identify emerging needs, provide unbiased, researched information; and facilitate partnerships to better serve the citizens of Liberty County.
Some of our most popular services include:
- Soil and Water Tests
- Private Pesticide License
- 4-H Summer Camps
- 4-H Specialty Clubs (after-school)
- Healthy Living Programs like Walk Georgia
Have questions or want to know more?
Wildfire Safety and Preparedness
How to prepare for a tornado
Record High Economic Impact Growth in the number of degrees conferred at the undergraduate and graduate levels, increases in externally funded research activity, and an expansion of public service and outreach activities all contributed to the $200 million increase in UGA’s economic impact on the state.
Economic Slowdown Economists at the University of Georgia say to brace yourselves for continued high prices at the grocery store in the coming months.
Georgia Farmer of the Year Bart Davis was announced as the 2023 Georgia Farmer of the Year at the Jan. 27 Georgia Ag Forecast event.
Liberty County Extension Staff
Making a difference in our community; one tree at a time!
Summer Camp Fun
Free online learning
24/7 Tips to live a more active lifestyle, shop smarter, make healthier food choices, and cook delicious meals on a budget! Receive free kitchen and fitness items.
Feb 7 ServSafe Manager Certification 2-Day Training and Exam University of Georgia Cooperative 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 fee of $140 includes the course book, educational materials, instruction, exam, and refreshments. Pre-registration is required, please contact our office at 912-685-2408. The deadline to register is January 25th, 2023.
- Metter, GA - (49.0 Miles)
Feb 7 PSA Grower Training The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule is the first federally regulated standard for growing, harvesting, packing, and holding fresh produce in an effort to reduce microbial contamination and foodborne illness outbreaks. If you grow fruits or vegetables, attend a training for information about best practices, risk management, and regulatory requirements. The PSA Grower Training Course is one way to satisfy the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement. During this one-day workshop, trainers will spend approximately eight hours of instruction time covering content contained in the seven modules below. • Introduction to Produce Safety • Worker Health, Hygiene, and Training • Soil Amendments • Wildlife, Domesticated Animals, and Land Use • Agricultural Water (Part I: Production Water; Part II: Postharvest Water) • Postharvest Handling and Sanitation • How to Develop a Farm Food Safety Plan Registration has been extended to 2/2!
- Athens, GA - (179.0 Miles)
Feb 7 Beef Cattle 101 Are you a beginning, novice, or veteran cattle producer? Are you new to the cattle industry and need some help learning the basics? Have you been farming for a while but need a refresher? The Lamar County Soil and Water Conservation District, USDA: Natural Resources Conservation District, Two Rivers RC&D, and Upson/Lamar Extension are bringing back the Beef Cattle 101 series this winter! We will be hosting a 5-class series (4 evening sessions and 1 hands-on field day) covering Beef Cattle Basics starting Jan 31, 2023. Topics include: getting started, soils and grazing, weed management, herd health, nutrition, and more! If you have any questions, call the NRCS Barnesville Field Office. (770)358-0787 ext 3
- Barnesville, GA - (170.0 Miles)