UGA Extension Office


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

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Extension News
  • Grazing School 2017 link Advanced grazing school promises to get into the weeds on topics including advanced fencing systems and soil health. By Dennis Hancock | Published: 8/17/2017
  • Brown-eyed Susan link Brown-eyed Susan is native to most of the country and cold hardy from Texas to Minnesota. By Dennis Hancock, Norman Winter | Published: 8/17/2017
  • Drink Water link Unless you are an athlete, sports drinks are not the best choice for staying hydrated. By Dennis Hancock, Norman Winter, Alexis Roberts | Published: 8/17/2017
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Upcoming UGA Extension Events
  • Aug 22 - Aug 24 Childcare Provider Workshop Series August 22, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Mandated Reporter Child Abuse Training Understand the critical role in protecting children from child abuse by learning the types and signs of abuse and neglect. You will also learn the expectations in Georgia for mandated reporting; the process to follow when reporting and how you can incorporate what you have learned into the policy at your child care facility. August 24, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Dare to be Messy The brain is a remarkable sensory processing machine. This workshop is designed to improve the ability of toddlers and preschoolers to play and function in their daily environments. We will explore ideas that support sensory art and positive play. A variety of sensory activities will be highlighted using hands-on participation. Macon, GA - (33.0 Miles)
  • Aug 23 Bee Education Class Join the Walton County Extension Office to learn about bees! Honey bees have been the Official State Insect of Georgia since 1975, and a subject of teaching and inquiry at the University of Georgia for decades. These marvelous insects are manageable and are used to produce honey and pollinate crops. They are practical models of biological organization and social behavior. Honey bee research at the University of Georgia addresses sustainable bee health management issues as well as more basic questions on bee pollination and foraging ecology. In all its endeavors, the UGA Honey Bee Program aims to develop research, teaching and extension initiatives that are locally responsive while globally relevant. Monroe, GA - (35.0 Miles)
  • Aug 25 Cooking for a Lifetime - Cancer Prevention Cooking School Learn about reducing risk of cancer, who should be screened for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer and how to be screened. There will be cooking demonstrations, prizes and gifts! Athens, GA - (49.0 Miles)
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