The Long County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education.
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VISTA Anniversary Many VISTA workers become full-time UGA Extension employees.
Virtual EE Environmental education lessons from Georgia 4-H aren't stopped by pandemic.
COVID-19 Farm Safety Producers should educate workers on COVID-19 symptoms, how it spreads and how to reduce the spread of the disease.
Apr 8 Hay & Baleage Short Course Alamo, GA - (69.0 miles) Weed control, sprayer calibration & cleanout, Inoculants and preservatives, matching forage to animal needs, forage testing, soil testing, compaction, & moisture testing, Ag technology, using a Lightbar, UAV demo and variable rate fertilizer. Speakers will be: Dr Lisa Baxter, Brooke Hampton, Wheeler County Agent; Jennifer Miller, Jeff Davis County Agent and Steven Powell, Treutlen County Agent
Apr 9 Beekeeping Workshop Zebulon, GA - (178.0 miles) As a thank you to the wonderful group of beekeepers in the Pike County, Ga community, UGA Extension- Pike County is set to host a beekeeping workshop free to all attendees. Come get your questions answered and learn from UGA Master Beekeeper, Jim Quick, in this question and answer style program held via Facebook Live. Join us April 9th from 6:00-8:00 pm EST on the Pike County Extension Facebook page (@UGAExtensionPikeCounty). If you have any questions about this program, please contact Pike County Extension by calling 770.567.2010 or emailing email@example.com .
Apr 14 - Apr 15 Postponed - 4-H Leadership in Action - District Contest Interviews Athens, GA - (181.0 miles) Eligible high-school-aged 4-H'ers who complete Leadership in Action service projects and submit Parts I & II of the LIA Application will be invited to their respective district's contest location to be interviewed about their work. The Leadership in Action program is designed to recognize the work of Junior (7th – 8th grade) and Senior (9th – 12th grade) 4-H’ers as leaders in their communities. 4-H’ers will identify an issue or need in the community or an issue related to agriculture or the environment. Once this issue or need has been selected, the 4-H’er will determine ways to make a difference and then enact his/her plan. The process focuses on leadership engagement by the 4-H’er. https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/citizenship/community-global-affairs/leadership-in-action/