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  • Feb 20 - Feb 21 Manager ServSafe University of Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice 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 course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office.
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  • Feb 24 UGA Extension Southeastern Green Industry Update The program will have five speakers who will give informative presentations on topics of interest to green industry professionals. It offers Georgia Commercial pesticide credit hours the following categories: category 21, Plant Agriculture, Category 24, Ornamental and Turf, Category 27, Right-of-Way, and category 32, Regulatory. It will also have four certified arborist CEUs, and pesticide credits for north Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Alabama, and Tennessee. The program will be online via Zoom. Registration deadline is February 22, 2023
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  • Feb 27 Small Backyard Flock Webinar for Homeowners: Backyard Flock Nutrition An essential part of poultry rearing involves providing an adequate diet. Dr. Ritz will teach about proper feed amounts, ingredients, and additives for a successful backyard flock.
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Extension Publications
  • Vegetable Garden Calendar (C 943) The recommendations in this circular are based on long-term average dates of the last killing frost in the spring and first killing frost in the fall. Every year does not conform to the "average," so you should use your own judgment about advancing or delaying the time for each job, depending on weather conditions.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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