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Georgia Landowner Academy

This six session course is offered to landowners who own 10 or more acres of land and want to learn the basics of land management. The program will discuss ways to make your land more profitable and sustainable, how to apply for USDA programs, and provide estate planning assistance. It will also address heirs property issues, record-keeping, forestry, and agricultural business management.

The Academy is free and applications are welcomed from anyone owning at least 10 acres in Georgia. Interested landowners are requested to submit their application by FEB. 6TH. Selected applicants will be notified of their acceptance by February 12 and will be provided the specific meeting location at that time.

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APPLICATION DEADLINE: Feb. 6th
Accepted applicants will be notified by Feb. 12

PROGRAM DATES and TIME:

Feb. 27th; Mar. 13th; Mar. 27th; Apr. 10th; Apr. 24th; and May 8th, all from 5:30pm-8:30pm, and dinner will be provided

TOPICS include:

  • Support available through USDA programs
  • Heirs property and estate planning
  • Record-keeping essentials
  • Agricultural management
  • Forest Management
  • Understanding taxes
  • Rural housing programs
  • Business development

The course will take place in historic downtown Fitzgerald, GA (Address will be provided to accepted applicants).

For application information, contact the Georgia Heirs Property Law Center at (706)
424-7557, ext. 6 or by emailing aarnold@gaheirsproperty.org.

Earlier Event: February 25
Pruning Class with Ranger Robby