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The University of Georgia Columbia County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education. See more information about our services in:

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Upcoming Events
  • Jan 24 The Ins and Outs of Diabetes A valuable class to learn more about living with Diabetes. Sandersville, GA - (54.0 Miles)
  • Jan 24 GrassMasters Part 2 - Monroe County The GrassMasters Program is seven part program that offers background information to forage and hay production newcomers, and new techniques and tips to seasoned farmers who want to try something new this spring. The course will focus on the forages proven best for middle Georgia and strategies for grazing, maintaining soil fertility and health, and managing pests. Members of the UGA Forage Team and U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service staff members will teach all of the classes. Class two is "Fertilization of Perennial Grass" The cost for all seven parts of GrassMasters is $25, and the course is open to anyone interested in improving his or her knowledge of pastureland health or forage and hay production. Seating is limited, so interested farmers and landowners are encouraged to register as soon as possible. Additional class dates: -January 29 -January 31 -February 5 -February 7 -February 12 Forsyth, GA - (102.0 Miles)
  • Jan 25 Green Cleaning A valuable class to learn more about home maintenance and protecting it by making your own cleaning products. Sandersville, GA - (54.0 Miles)
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Upcoming Events
  • Jan 24 The Ins and Outs of Diabetes A valuable class to learn more about living with Diabetes. Sandersville, GA - (54.0 Miles)
  • Jan 24 GrassMasters Part 2 - Monroe County The GrassMasters Program is seven part program that offers background information to forage and hay production newcomers, and new techniques and tips to seasoned farmers who want to try something new this spring. The course will focus on the forages proven best for middle Georgia and strategies for grazing, maintaining soil fertility and health, and managing pests. Members of the UGA Forage Team and U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service staff members will teach all of the classes. Class two is "Fertilization of Perennial Grass" The cost for all seven parts of GrassMasters is $25, and the course is open to anyone interested in improving his or her knowledge of pastureland health or forage and hay production. Seating is limited, so interested farmers and landowners are encouraged to register as soon as possible. Additional class dates: -January 29 -January 31 -February 5 -February 7 -February 12 Forsyth, GA - (102.0 Miles)
  • Jan 25 Green Cleaning A valuable class to learn more about home maintenance and protecting it by making your own cleaning products. Sandersville, GA - (54.0 Miles)
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plant sale

2019 Columbia County Plant Sale Fundraiser!

The Columbia County Extension office is having a plant sale.  These plants are coming Bottoms Nursery.  The last day to order these plants is Friday, February1, 2019.   

Pre-Order pick up date is February 22, 2019 from 10:00am - 6:00pm.

Cash, checks, credit/debit and money ordersaccepted for payment at the Columbia County Extension office.  We will accept orders in the mail (only checks and money orders)   Please do not send cash in the mail.


Wildlife and Food Plot Management for Small Acreages

 

Join UGA Cooperative Extension for our first ever Wildlife and Food Plot Management educational seminar. The purpose of this course is to introduce the small acreage landowner in land management practices that can readily be employed to improve wildlife habitat.

       February 23, 2019

      Eubank Blanchard Community Center

      6868 Cobbham Road Appling, GA 30802

   

Agenda and Instructors

Registration and Check-in (9:30-10:00)

Wildlife Management for Small Acreages (10:00-11:20) - Michael Foster, Wilkes Co. Extension

Grafting Fruit Trees Used for Wildlife Habitat Improvements (11:20-12:00) - Tripp Williams, Columbia Co. Extension

Lunch (12:00-12:45)

Food Plot Management (12:45-2:00) - Dr. Karl Miller, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources University of Georgia

 

Registration for this seminar is thru Eventbrite