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Bryan County Cooperative Extension

UGA Extension Bryan County offers educational programs in the areas of leadership and citizenship for youth and horticulture and agriculture.

UGA Extension operates through a unique partnership with Bryan County, the University of Georgia, the State of Georgia and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Backed up by specialists and a network of resources, Extension Agents have been on the job in Georgia since 1914.

Mission

Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

 

 

 

 

 


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From Our Blog
  • Oyster Bed Rejuvenation Project Wins Keep Georgia Beautiful Award Posted by on Feb 20, 2018 Our project, “A Living Shoreline at the Burton 4-H Center” was a service learning project created to prevent the deterioration of the creek beds surrounding the Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island. Georgia 4-H’ers helped sustain a stable creek bed by recruiting an army of bivalves to help ensure the...
  • Bryan County 4-H’ers Help with the Oyster Bed Rejuvenation Project Posted by on Feb 24, 2017 Georgia 4-H is recruiting an army of bivalves to help ensure the future of the organization’s coastal environmental education center. The organization is working with University of Georgia Marine Extension to encourage new oyster beds along the marshy shoreline at Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island, Georgia. In early April,...
  • Homemade Sourdough Bread (without keeping a “starter” going) Posted by on Dec 23, 2016 Holiday cooking is almost done, but Winter is just getting started.  What better recipe to have on hand than homemade sourdough bread?  This is a recipe that you don’t have to keep a starter going in your refrigerator looking like a science project for months.  It’s not difficult, but it...
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Extension News
  • Walter Barnard Hill Award link Gaskin's career is focused on the use of conservation methods in traditional agriculture. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 4/19/2018
  • Succession Planting link Add new seeds or plants every two weeks for an extra-long harvest season. By Merritt Melancon, Alicia Holloway | Published: 4/19/2018
  • Planting Conditions link After the anticipated dry spring weather, an active tropical storm season in the Atlantic Ocean is expected this summer. By Merritt Melancon, Alicia Holloway, Julie Jernigan | Published: 4/16/2018
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Extension Publications
  • Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016) Homeowners sometimes experience unpleasant odors in their household water. In many cases, the exact cause of the odor is difficult to determine by water testing; however, this publication provides a few general recommendations for treating some common causes of household water odors.
  • Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987) This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
  • Conversion Tables, Formulas and Suggested Guidelines for Horticultural Use (B 931) Pesticide and fertilizer recommendations are often made on a pounds per acre and tons per acre basis. While these may be applicable to field production of many crops, orchardists, nurserymen and greenhouse operators often must convert these recommendations to smaller areas, such as row feet, square feet, or even per tree or per pot. Thus pints, cups, ounces, tablespoons and teaspoons are the common units of measure. The conversion is frequently complicated by metric units of measure. This publication is designed to aid growers in making these calculations and conversions, and also provides other data useful in the management, planning and operation of horticultural enterprises.
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Upcoming Events
  • Apr 24 - Apr 26 Developing and Implementing HACCP for the Meat & Poultry Industry This workshop is designed to establish or improve an in-plant HACCP program. It it geared for supervisory-level employees who need to receive HACCP certification. -You MUST register by April 13, 2018. -Cost: $500 - this fee includes workshop materials, lunches, and break refreshments. -Lodging, parking, and evening meals are NOT included. -Please park in the South Campus Parking Deck, which is about a 6 block walk to the Food Science Building; the parking fee is $10/day. Athens, GA - (157.0 Miles)
  • Apr 24 - Apr 25 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. Event Website: http://extension.uga.edu/calendar/?containstext=servsafe Moultrie, GA - (141.0 Miles)
  • Apr 26 Building Baby's Brains (Session 3) Childcare Professionals Training Interactions with adults are experiences. Experiences are necessary for brain growth. Childcare professionals will learn more about their role in brain development for babies and young children during four 2-hour interactive sessions. This training is provided by a Bright from the Start Approved Entity. Watkinsville, GA - (151.0 Miles)
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