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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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Do you have a hankering for peanuts?  If so, we have your fix right here at the Extension Office.  Stop by our office today to purchase your bag of raw, shelled peanuts.  These are sold year round and proceeds help to fund our 4-H program.


Upcoming Events
  • 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 - (86.0 Miles)
  • Nov 1 Cooking for a Lifetime Cancer Prevention Cooking School Learn about reducing the risk of cancer; who should get screened for breast, cervical, and colorectal 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. McRae, GA - (38.0 Miles)
  • Nov 7 - Nov 8 Area 4-H Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging - Perry Area 4-H Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging - Houston County Perry, GA - (65.0 Miles)
  • Nov 11 - Nov 12 SW District Project Achievement for 4th-6th Graders 4-H Members in 4th-6th grades will compete for honors in their project area of interest. Youth sign up at their County Extension 4-H Office in early fall to develop his/her project and prepare for the competition. There are over 50 projects to choose from. Youth learn powerful research, writing and oral presentation skills. Youth may also choose to compete in a performing arts project (singing, dancing) or demonstrate culinary skills in a foods lab project. Moultrie, GA - (43.0 Miles)
  • Nov 11 - Nov 12 Cloverleaf District Project Achievement (4th - 6th Grade) Cloverleaf District Project Achievement (4th - 6th Grade) Lyons, GA - (70.0 Miles)
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Extension News
  • Agricultural Awareness Day link Hands-on demonstrations and educational opportunities provide local elementary school students with modern agricultural knowledge. By Julie Jernigan | Published: 10/20/2017
  • 'Bolivian Sunset' link A native of Bolivia and Peru, this ground cover is cold hardy from zones 8 and up. By Julie Jernigan, Norman Winter | Published: 10/19/2017
  • 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 Julie Jernigan, Norman Winter, Clint Thompson | Published: 10/18/2017
  • Energy Savers link Trees create shade in the summer and block slow winds in the winter. By Julie Jernigan, Norman Winter, Clint Thompson, Mary Carol Sheffield | Published: 10/17/2017
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