- Apr 26
- Termite and Mosquito Control (69.0 miles)
- 9:00 AM | Atlanta, GA
- Learn about Termite and Mosquito Control. Dr. Dan Suiter and Dr. Elmer Grey will answer your questions. This program is for commercial pesticide license holders and industry representatives. Pesticide recertification credits will be offered
- Apr 26
- Food Preservation Workshop (15.0 miles)
- 10:00 AM | Carrollton, GA
- Learning the different ways to preserve foods.
- Apr 27
- Egg Candling Class (32.0 miles)
- 10:00 AM | Griffin, GA
- This class teaches proper egg candling procedures in line with Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) standards giving individuals the information necessary to obtain an egg candling certificate or license. Mr. Benjamin Pitts, Food Processing Specialist with GDA will be teaching the class. Participants that successfully complete the class will receive an egg candling certificate from GDA. Anyone selling eggs to individuals or at a farmers market must hold an Egg Candling Certificate. Additionally, anyone aiming to sell eggs to a grocery store, bakery or restaurant must have their candling facilities licensed by the GDA's Consumer Protections Division. The license can be obtained by successfully taking and passing a written examination and candling examination, according to information provided by the GDA.
Meriwether County Extension Office has an opening for a full-time, benefits eligible 4-H Educator. This position would deliver 4-H programming in Meriwether County and would work Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00 PM with some night and weekend work. Activities and programs include 4-H club meetings in the classroom, planning community service projects, preparing 4-H’ers for competition, camps and conferences, recruiting volunteers, some office work, and providing an opportunity for the youth in Meriwether County to have a positive experience in 4-H.
Bachelor's Degree and one (1) year of applicable experience is required.
A complete job description can be found at https://www.ugajobsearch.com/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp and search postings for 20162117.
Salary range is $28,000. Retirement is Teachers Retirement System or ORP.
Must have valid driver's license and reliable personal transportation and be willing to travel with 4-H’ers for occasional overnight events. Computer skills are needed.
Questions can be directed to Steve Morgan, Harris County Extension Agent and County Extension Coordinator in Meriwether County. 706-628-4824 email@example.com
Meriwether County Extension Office
Our mission is to extend life long learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.
The Meriwether County Extension office offers residents many Agricultural Services including but not limited to soil and water analysis along with in person consultations with our Ag Agent, educational publications and information on a wide array of homeowner, farmer and consumer topics. Free publications are available at our office or online. Through Meriwether County Extension we also have the 4-H youth development program in which students ages 9-19 can participate in numerous 4-H activities. Our 4-H Associate provides in school club meetings monthly.
Meriwether County is located in West Central Georgia. The county seat is in Greenville, Ga. The county is rich in history and culture offering many places to visit. The county offers many areas suitable for business activities. Meriwether County is home to the Little White House, National Fish Hatchery, and many other tourist and historical attractions.
Our office is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. We are located in the Meriwether County Tax Commissioner's Building. Come by and visit us today.
Meriwether County Georgia Official Government Website
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- Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016)
- Published 3/28/2017
- Homeowners sometimes experience unpleasant odors in their household water. In many cases, the exact cause of the odor is difficult to determine by water testing; however, this publication provides a few general recommendations for treating some common causes of household water odors.
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- Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987)
- Published 3/27/2017
- This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
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- Conversion Tables, Formulas and Suggested Guidelines for Horticultural Use (B 931)
- Published 6/22/2016
- Pesticide and fertilizer recommendations are often made on a pounds per acre and tons per acre basis. While these may be applicable to field production of many crops, orchardists, nurserymen and greenhouse operators often must convert these recommendations to smaller areas, such as row feet, square feet, or even per tree or per pot. Thus pints, cups, ounces, tablespoons and teaspoons are the common units of measure. The conversion is frequently complicated by metric units of measure. This publication is designed to aid growers in making these calculations and conversions, and also provides other data useful in the management, planning and operation of horticultural enterprises.
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