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The Candler County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in the following areas:  Agriculture & Natural Resources, 4-H Youth Development and Family & Consumer Sciences.


Upcoming Events
  • May 23 Cooking for a Lifetime Learn about reducing risk of cancer: who should get screened for breast, cervical, and correctional cancer; how to get screened; Free Cookbook, Recipe Tasting, and Prizes; All who attend will be entered into a drawing for one of two fitness kits valued at $30 each Metter, GA
  • Aug 18 Chatham Childcare Collaborative Super Saturday All workshops are approved by Bright from the Start Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning as part of the annual training requirements for child care providers. Savannah, GA - (60.0 Miles)
  • Sep 11 - Sep 12 SE Area Forestry Field Day SE Area Forestry Field Day Reidsville, GA - (26.0 Miles)
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Extension News
Pepper Weevils link Seventy percent of the winter peppers imported into the US are grown in Mexico, where weevils originate. By Clint Thompson | Published: 5/22/2018
Flea Fights link Get a hold on flea populations early to avoid a months-long battle. By Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon | Published: 5/17/2018
Accommodating Gardens link Gardens should be designed to accommodate the gardener. By Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Josh Fuder | Published: 5/17/2018
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