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Please see the e-mail below from Mrs. Trish Williams at Sonoraville HS.
 They are offering an Egg Candling Certification Class for poultry
producers to get their Candling Certification from the Georgia Department
of Agriculture.  Please see the information below or contact Mrs. Williams
for more information.

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From: Williams, Trish <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 12:32 AM
Subject: Egg Candling Certification Course
To: Christa Steinkamp <[log in to unmask]>, Teri Hamlin <
[log in to unmask]>


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*Egg Candling Certification Class*

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*September 11, 2012 @ Sonoraville High School*

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Classes will be offered in 2 hour intervals beginning at 8:00AM with the
last class starting at 4:00PM.****

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If you sell eggs to the public or plan to sell eggs in the future you must
have this certification.****

 (See below from department of agriculture)****

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All ages are welcome to obtain certification.****

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Please click on link to register for the course.****

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dFNHOXZCN3VoNXo2Z3pkd2kzOHFrYUE6MQ
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If you have any questions please contact Trish Williams @ 706-602-0320 or
706-463-3486 or [log in to unmask]****

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This course is sponsored by Gordon County Young Farmers and is offered at
no cost to the public.****

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Trish Williams****

Gordon County Young Farmers****

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*Ga Dept of Agriculture* <http://agr.georgia.gov/Default.aspx>**

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Divisions <http://agr.georgia.gov/divisions.aspx> > Food Safety
Division<http://agr.georgia.gov/food-safety-division.aspx>> Egg
Candling Class <http://agr.georgia.gov/egg-candling-class.aspx>****

*Egg Candling Class*

Individuals desiring to produce and offer for sale shell eggs in Georgia
shall comply with The Georgia Egg Law (Chapter 2, Title 26, Article 8,
Section 260-273) which states, “Each egg candler and grader, of eggs
offered for sale, shall obtain a license from the Department of Agriculture
at no cost, after demonstrating to the satisfaction of the department his
capability and qualifications as an egg candler and grader.” The license
can be obtained from a department representative by successfully taking and
passing a written examination and a candling examination both administered
by the department representative. The recommended study materials for the
written examination and the candling examination include The Georgia Egg
Law which can be obtained from the Georgia Department of Agriculture at no
charge or on line at www.legis.state.ga.us/legis/gacode/index.htm (Title
26) *and* the USDA Federal Egg-Grading Manual, AH-75 which can be obtained
from USDA-AMS Poultry Programs-STOP 0259, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW,
Washington, DC 20250-0259 (202-720-3506) or on line at
http://www.ams.usda.gov/poultry/resources/pypubs.htm.****

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Christa Steinkamp
North Region FFA - Area Livestock Teacher
204 Four Towers Building, UGA
Athens, GA 30602
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www.northregionaged.org
706.552.4463 ofc
706.552.4462 fax