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

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Upcoming Events


    • Apr 4 - Apr 5
    • ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam
    • 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.
    • Jun 13 - Jun 14
    • ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam
    • 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.
    • Aug 8 - Aug 9
    • ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam
    • 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.

Extension News



    • Pecan Course
    • Published 3/21/2017 by Julia Rodriguez
    • UGA Extension offering day-long training for farmers looking to start planting pecan trees.
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    • Growing Potatoes
    • Published 3/9/2017 by Julia Rodriguez
    • Practicing good rotations with potatoes is essential to avoid potato scab and other soilborne diseases.
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    • Seed Swap
    • Published 3/9/2017 by Jessica Cameron Torhan
    • Rock Eagle Seed Swap set for March 18.
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    • Local Veggies
    • Published 3/6/2017 by Norman Winter
    • Compact vegetable varieties make growing produce in small areas easier.
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    • Deer Problem
    • Published 3/9/2017 by Michael Anthony Foster
    • Damage caused by deer on plants is characterized by a jagged or torn look on stems and twigs.
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UGA Website for Hurricane Resources

Here you'll find resources from UGA Extension and the land-grant universities to assist families and communities in dealing with damage from Hurricane Matthew.