Brooks County Extension is dedicated to connecting Brooks County citizens, Ag Commodity producers and residents with the latest agriculture news, 4-H updates and alerts. This information is provided by the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension and based upon the most current research conducted at UGA.
- Aug 25
- Journeyman Farmer Certificate Program for Beginning Farmers (65.0 miles)
- 9:00 AM | Albany, GA
- UGA Extension is launching the Journeyman Farmer program that provides a comprehensive training for beginning farmers. The program includes a three step training: Step 1 - Small Farm Business Planning Step 2 - Vegetable Production Step 3 - Hands-on Production Small Farm Business Planning: August 2016 in Dougherty County Vegetable Production: January 2017 in Dougherty County WHEN: 4-Day training Small Farm Business Planning Tues., Aug. 16, 9am – 12pm Thurs., Aug. 18, 9am – 12pm Tues., Aug. 23, 9am – 12pm Thurs., Aug. 25, 9am – 12pm WHERE:Dougherty County Extension- 125 Pine Ave., Candy Room- Albany, GA 31701 The program is free, but registration is required. To register, call Dougherty County Extension at (229)436-7216.
- Sep 17
- Bees, Butterflies and Beyond Symposium 2016: Pollinators and Plants (67.0 miles)
- 8:30 AM | Douglas, GA
- Area meeting about Pollinators and Plants. Co-sponsored by Douglas Garden Club, Green Thumb Garden Club , General Coffee State Park, Ga. Dept. of Natural Resources, Douglas-Coffee Chamber of Commerce, and UGA Extension
- Sep 17
- Kids Dig It (13.0 miles)
- 10:00 AM | Valdosta, GA
- Lowndes County 4-H invites you to the 8th annual Kids Dig It,in Valdosta,GA. This is an exciting family outing for kids of all ages. Your kids will enjoy sitting and riding in heavy construction equipment like excavators, front end loaders, bull dozers and much more under the supervision of trained technicians. Other exhibits will be on hand for demonstration as well as games, a visit from Bob the Builder, concessions and much more. Cost is $5.00 per person and all funds go to support Lowndes County 4-H.
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