UGA Extension Office


Chattahoochee County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education. Through partnership with the University of Georgia, we provide services to our county in the following areas:

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Nearby Events
  • Oct 24 Cooking for a Lifetime, Cancer Prevention Cooking School Presented by the American Cancer Society, Amerigroup RealSolutions in Healthcare, and UGA Extension in Columbus GA. Learn about reducing the risk of cancer; who should get screened for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer; and how to get screened. Everyone will receive a free cookbook and enjoy tasting some recipes. All who attend will be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift certificate or prize of equal value. Class is free and open to the public. Please call 706-653-4200 to register. Columbus, GA
  • Nov 1 - Nov 2 ServSafe Manager Training-Macon The ServSafe Managers Training is a food safety training program approved by DHR and includes: • 1.5 days of instruction • Certificate from NRAEF issued upon successful completion of the examination • New 6th Edition Manager book Macon, GA - (89.0 Miles)
  • Nov 4 Creating Your Own Hand Crafted Artisan Soaps Participants will learn how to make cold-pressed soaps for personal use or for holiday gifts. We will discuss the herbs that can be grown in Southern gardens and used as beneficial and fragrant additives to the soaps. Rena Abernathy of Thalia Farms and Apiary and maker of artisan soaps for 16 years will demonstrate the process. Susan James, ANR Agent, will discuss growing herbs. Information on places to purchase supplies will be shared. Preregistration and payment is required along with safety glasses and long sleeved shirts. The class is limited to 15 participants. Warm Springs, GA - (33.0 Miles)
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News From UGA Extension
  • Sunbelt Expo link The Sunbelt Agricultural Expo, an annual event that celebrates agriculture, showcases research and facilitates agricultural education, concludes Thursday in Moultrie, Georgia. By Clint Thompson | Published: 10/18/2017
  • Energy Savers link Trees create shade in the summer and block slow winds in the winter. By Clint Thompson, Mary Carol Sheffield | Published: 10/17/2017
  • Exotic Pest Meeting link UGA Griffin campus to host meeting of exotic pest plant professionals. By Clint Thompson, Mary Carol Sheffield, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 10/17/2017
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