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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


    • Dec 6 - Dec 7
    • 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.
    • Feb 7 - Feb 8
    • 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.
    • 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.

Extension News



    • Brassicas in Beds
    • Published 12/1/2016 by Norman Winter
    • Flowering kale, cabbage and collards can add wow factor to flower beds.
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    • Rain Simulator
    • Published 11/10/2016 by Kyle Dawson
    • Project coordinated by UGA scientists is studying effects that rain and runoff have on growing vegetables in plasticulture systems in Georgia.
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    • Hurricane Matthew Damage
    • Published 10/27/2016 by Clint Thompson, Kyle Dawson
    • Farmers affected by storm encouraged to report to local FSA office to apply for assistance.
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    • Wet soil
    • Published 10/13/2016 by Frank M. Watson
    • Rain from hurricane leaves Georgia fields, lawns waterlogged.
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    • Combating Whiteflies
    • Published 10/6/2016 by Kyle Dawson
    • UGA's Tim Coolong encourages growers to stay up-to-date with their spray programs.
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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.