Three sessions will be held between January and March.
January 22, 2015 at the University Of Georgia Conference Center, 15 RDC Road, Tifton, Georgia 31793
February 19, 2015 at Fort Valley State University Pettigrew Center, 1005 State University Drive, Fort Valley, Georgia 31030
March 12, 2015 at Gwinnett Technical College Busbee Center, 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30043
Topics will include 2014 Farm Bill, Micro-Irrigation, EQIP (Veteran Ranking) Process, Small vs. Large Farm, Organic Certification, Seasonal High Tunnels, and more! In addition, presentations from expert keynote speakers and entertainment from agricultural comedian David Ferrell. Early registration and payment of fee $20 can be completed online at http://conta.cc/1vjYPvM - select specific workshop location under session section of link. We look forward to seeing you there!!
Location: UGA Tifton Campus, GA
A “Grantwriting for Success: Sources and Strategies" seminar will be held on Monday, March 16, 2015, from 8:30am-4pm at the UGA Tifton Campus. The featured speakers are Jan McAdams and Jill Stuckey. Nonprofits, schools and small businesses that are eager to learn all about the grantwriting process are encouraged to attend this exciting program. The morning session will include a step-by-step guide to locating and submitting grant applications and the afternoon program will focus on USDA funding including grants and loans.
The $75/person seminar fee includes refreshments, a certificate of completion and a copy of the 100-page course manual.
Here is the link to the seminar’s online registration: https://eventbrite.com/event/15592269899/
Fees: You can also contact Jill Stuckey, 770-335-8776, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: Property of The 1999 Colyer Family Ltd Partnership, , US Hwy 40 at Marr Rd, Camden County, GA
9:30-9:35 Welcome, Dr. Bob Colyer
9:35-10 Overview of Colyer Forest Management
10:00 -10:30 Using soils to help make forest management decisions
10:30-11 Management considerations for timber and wildlife in loblolly plantations including thinning, prescribed fire and herbicides.
11-11:30 Update on BMPs for Forestry in GA
11:30-12 Establishing and managing longleaf for timber and wildlife (including use of herbicides)
12-12:30 Sponsored lunch provided by Honey Buns of Waycross, GA
12:30-1:00 Opportunities for financial and management assistance on forest.
Registration deadline is 3/11/2015 and is limited to the first 80 people registered.
Property of The 1999 Colyer Family Ltd Partnership, on US Hwy 40 at Marr Rd, Camden County, GA.
Property is located on Hwy 40 approximately
10.3 miles west of the US Hwy 17/GA Hwy 40 intersection in Kingsland, GA and 9.6 miles east of the Charlton County Courthouse in Folkston, GA.
Look for forest field day sign at intersection of Hwy 40 and Marr Road the day of the event.