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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
  • National Honor link Mason McClintock receives $5,000 scholarship and will serve as 4-H’s national youth spokesperson for civic engagement. By Arch D. Smith II | Published: 1/17/2019
  • VITA Program link Free tax help available to eldery, disabled and low-income Georgians. By Ellen Hallman | Published: 1/17/2019
  • Wood Ash link UGA specialist says that, used sparingly, wood ash can help establish a healthy pH level in garden soil. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 1/17/2019
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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
  • Jan 22 ServSafe® Employee Food Safety Training One day food safety class for food service employees. Please note that this class does not meet the certification requirements for food service managers in Georgia. Waynesboro, GA - (65.0 Miles)
  • Jan 22 Walk A Weigh Research based lessons for weight loss and chronic disease prevention, offered by UGA Extension for all UGA employees Learn how to change your eating and physical activity habits to lose weight Class schedule – January 22 – April 16 (No class March 12) North campus: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, with optional walk till 1 pm, Training and Development Building REGISTRATION is required for this FREE program. Go to hr.uga.edu/training and follow the link to register! The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Veteran, Disability Institution. If you are an individual with a disability who may require assistance or accommodation in order to participate in or receive the benefit of a service, program, or activity of UGA, or if you desire more information, please contact us. Athens, GA - (157.0 Miles)
  • Jan 22 Walk A Weigh Research based lessons for weight loss and chronic disease prevention, offered by UGA Extension for all UGA employees. Learn how to change your eating and physical activity habits to lose weight. Class schedule – January 22 – April 16 (No class March 12) South Campus, 4:30 - 5:30 pm, with optional walk till 6 pm, Hoke Smith Building, Room 226 REGISTRATION is required for this FREE program. Go to hr.uga.edu/training and follow the link to register! The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Veteran, Disability Institution. If you are an individual with a disability who may require assistance or accommodation in order to participate in or receive the benefit of a service, program, or activity of UGA, or if you desire more information, please contact us. Athens, GA - (157.0 Miles)
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