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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
  • Feb 4 You Can Succeed at Weight Loss: Walk A Weigh Series Lesson 1 Learn how to change your eating and physical activity habits to lose weight and control or reduce risk for chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Each session includes a short presentation, a taste test of a low calorie recipe and time to exercise. Waynesboro, GA - (47.0 Miles)
  • Feb 11 Journeyman Farmer Class 1: Small Farm Business Planning Topics Covered include:Lessons from Small Farm Success; Considerations Before Starting, Market Feasibility, Financial Feasibility, Record Keeping Agenda, The Business Plan, Developing Financial Projections, The Farmers’ Perspective, Selling Your Product, Licensing, Regulations, and Certifications, Risk Management; Financial Resources and Obtaining Credit Jeffersonville, GA - (76.0 Miles)
  • Feb 11 Water: The Essential Nutrient: Walk-A-Weigh Series Lesson 2 Learn how to change your eating and physical activity habits to lose weight and control or reduce risk for chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Each session includes a short presentation, a taste test of a low calorie recipe and time to exercise. Waynesboro, GA - (47.0 Miles)
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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 Arch D. Smith II, 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 Arch D. Smith II, Ellen Hallman, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 1/17/2019
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