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  • Jan 10-Feb 28
  • 6:00 PM | Carrollton, GA
  • The Journeyman Farmer Certificate Program is a comprehensive training program for beginning and small farmers provided by UGA Cooperative Extension. This program is the second in the series and will address: Part 2- Small Ruminants Production Course ***Parts one through three must be completed in order and all parts of the program must be completed to obtain certification. Small Ruminant Production is a six week training developed by Fort Valley State University in partnership with UGA Extension. Topics include: goat and sheep breeds and selection, nutrition and body scoring, pasture management, predator control, health and diseases, reproduction and kidding/lambing, integrated parasite management, as well as meats and marketing. The training includes a session with live animals to practice body condition scoring, hoof trimming and checking for internal parasites.
  • Feb 22
  • 12:00 PM | East Dublin, GA
  • A Weed Control in Row Crops meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at the Cloverleaf Restaurant in East Dublin at 12 noon. Dr. Eric Prostko and Dr. Stanley Culpepper, UGA Extension Agronomists, will be there to cover weed control strategies for all row crops. Information on the new auxin herbicides will be covered. Private and commercial pesticide applicators will receive recertification credit (cat 21 and 32 only). There will be a sponsored meal. For more information and to make a reservation, please call Sheila at 478-272-2277.
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Colquitt County Cooperative Extension

UGA Extension in Colquitt County offers educational programs in the areas of horticulture, agriculture, food safety, nutrition, and leadership and citizenship for our youth and community. 

UGA Extension operates through a unique partnership with Colquitt County, the University of Georgia, the State of Georgia, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture and is backed by specialists and a network of resources.  Extension agents have been on the job in Georgia since 1914.


Extension News


  • Container herbs
  • Published 2/16/2017 by Norman Winter
  • Herbs can provide flavor to dishes and color, texture to container gardens.
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  • Arbor Day
  • Published 2/16/2017 by Merritt Melancon
  • For Georgians looking to plant trees the time is now; Georgia's Arbor Day is on Feb. 17
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  • Healthy Trees
  • Published 2/16/2017 by Merritt Melancon
  • Common lawn herbicides can cause lasting damage to landscape trees if not used carefully.
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