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Journeymen Farmer Certificate Program: Gwinnett County

  • Gwinnett County Government Annex 750 South Perry Street Lawrenceville, GA, 30046 United States (map)

UGA Extension and partners has developed a new Journeyman Farmer Certificate Program to provide a comprehensive training program for beginning farmers. This project is funded by USDA NIFA Beginning Farmer Rancher Development Program and includes three training steps:

  1. Small Farm Business Planning,
  2. Small Fruit & Vegetable Production or Small Ruminants Production,
  3. Hands-on Production Training.

Gwinnett County

Small Fruit and Vegetable Production: June 15 (8am-4pm), June 16 (8am-3pm), June 17 (8am-12pm).

Gwinnett County Government Annex Building

Cost: $75

Pre-registration required. Sign-up Online: https://t.uga.edu/37e

Contact: Tim Daly tdaly@uga.edu