UGA Extension Office


Welcome to Irwin County!

The Irwin County Extension Office extends learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

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Upcoming Events
  • Apr 28 Egg Candling Class Egg Candling is a procedure to determine the quality of eggs for human consumption. Anyone who sells eggs in the State of Georgia is required to have a license. This class is taught by the Georgia Department of Agriculture. Lunch is Provided. Alamo, GA - (46.0 Miles)
  • May 1 - May 2 Georgia 4-H Area Poultry Judging-Tifton Georgia 4-H Area Poultry Judging-Tifton Tifton, GA - (19.0 Miles)
  • May 2 - May 3 Georgia 4-H Area Poultry Judging-Lyons Georgia 4-H Area Poultry Judging-Lyons Lyons, GA - (70.0 Miles)
  • May 17 New Tax Law Workshop - Colquitt Co. Join us for a half-day seminar that will highlight estate tax changes, individual tax changes and business tax changes in the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.” It will also include a review of schedule F (farming profit and loss) as well as some tax planning techniques. Moultrie, GA - (40.0 Miles)
  • Sep 10 - Sep 11 SW Area Forestry Field Day SW Area Forestry Field Day Camilla, GA - (63.0 Miles)
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Extension News
  • Walter Barnard Hill Award link Gaskin's career is focused on the use of conservation methods in traditional agriculture. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 4/19/2018
  • Succession Planting link Add new seeds or plants every two weeks for an extra-long harvest season. By Merritt Melancon, Alicia Holloway | Published: 4/19/2018
  • Planting Conditions link After the anticipated dry spring weather, an active tropical storm season in the Atlantic Ocean is expected this summer. By Merritt Melancon, Alicia Holloway, Julie Jernigan | Published: 4/16/2018
  • Tractors 101 link Workshop designed for socially disadvantaged and veteran persons interested in starting a farm and safely operating tractors. By Merritt Melancon, Alicia Holloway, Julie Jernigan, Julie Jernigan | Published: 4/16/2018
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