Updated 1/7/21

With the continued issues concerning the COVID pandemic, UT Extension is offering a variety of Virtual Master Certification Programs this winter.
Tennessee Master Beef Producer is set to begin Thursday night, January 21st  and will continue each Monday night January 25th  through March 22nd.   All classes will be held at 5:30 pm.
Fees are $50 through January 21st but will increase to $75 afterward. Registration can be completed at the Giles County Extension Office.
TN Master Farm Manager is a new program that was initiated last fall and focuses on solid business principles and efficiently utilizing farm resources.
The program will be offered beginning January 21st and running eight consecutive Thursday nights through March 11th.  Classes will begin at 6:00 pm.
The Master Small Ruminant Producer Program starts January 26th and will continue every Tuesday night through March 30th from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm.
The Tennessee Master Row Crop Producer is a new program designed to improve the profitability and sustainability of today’s row crop farming operations. Row Crop Producers can register for the class at the Extension Office. Registration fees are $100. Producers will obtain credit hours by topic area through participating in meetings such as a grain conference or pesticide training or by viewing presentations and taking an associated quiz found in the virtual library at https://masterrowcrop.tennessee.edu/.
Tennessee Master Horse Program will begin January 14th and continue every Thursday night through March 25th. Registration fees are $175 and registration is on-line at tiny.utk.edu/2021tmhp.
For more information or questions concerning these Master Programs please contact the Giles County Extension Office at 931-363-3523.