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The Cook County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education.

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Upcoming Events


  • Oct 4-Oct 5
  • 8:30 AM | Moultrie, GA
  • 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. Event Website: http://extension.uga.edu/calendar/?containstext=servsafe
  • Oct 4-Oct 5
  • 8:30 AM | Lakeland, GA
  • 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.
  • Oct 7
  • 10:00 AM | Manchester, GA
  • Participants who complete this class and pass the exams will receive the egg candling certificate from the Georgia Department of Agriculture that is required for small egg producers to sell their eggs to individuals, or at a farmers market. The class will last about four hours, including one hour of classroom instruction, followed by a written examination and a hands-on candling examination. Ben Pitts, from the Georgia Department of Agriculture, will be the instructor.
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Extension News


  • Peanut Maturity Testing
  • Published 9/28/2016 by Merritt Melancon
  • As summer turns to fall, UGA Extension agents counsel farmers on when to dig their peanuts.
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  • Service Learning
  • Published 9/28/2016 by Sharon Dowdy
  • High school students learn about college and high-tech science with UGA students.
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  • Grape Harvest
  • Published 9/27/2016 by Merritt Melancon
  • Georgia's growing wine and vineyard industry is staking its claim on the state's terroir.
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