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The University of Georgia Jasper County Cooperative Extension office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education.


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  • Scouting link The life cycles of some insect pests are so short that missing a week of scouting can lead to increased pests and damaged crops. By Becky Griffin | Published: 5/23/2018
  • Pepper Weevils link Seventy percent of the winter peppers imported into the US are grown in Mexico, where weevils originate. By Becky Griffin, Clint Thompson | Published: 5/22/2018
  • Yoga Kids link Almost 100 Georgia 4-H agents and assistants are now trained to teach Yoga for Kids. By Becky Griffin, Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon | Published: 5/23/2018
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Upcoming UGA Extension Events
  • Jun 2 Chattahoochee Valley Daylily Festival Enjoy the Daylilies in full bloom at the Columbus Botanical Garden. Purchase from a wide variety of Daylilies. Free Daylily class and demos will be conducted in the afternoon. Stay for the day and enjoy arts and crafts as well as local food vendors. Daylily Show begins at 1:15. Free admission. Columbus, GA - (87.0 Miles)
  • Jun 11 - Jun 16 Junior Camp (7th - 8th grade, NE District) Junior Camp (7th - 8th grade, NE District) at Fortson 4-H Center Hampton, GA - (36.0 Miles)
  • Jun 14 Water Bath Canning: A hands-on learning experience Learn to can your own fresh foods with no additives or artificial preservatives in this unique, hands-on water bath canning workshop. As part of our lesson, we'll be preparing and canning peach butter to take home. You don't even need to have a garden to benefit––you can do this at home by purchasing fresh fruits and vegetables from the local Farmers Market. This workshop is great for the seasoned canner and beginners. $40 includes hands-on instruction, recipes, and a jar of homemade peach butter. Madison, GA - (26.0 Miles)
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