UGA Extension Office


The Long County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education.

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Extension News
  • Georgia Pecan Crop link Damage from Irma could impact Georgia's crop next growing season. By Clint Thompson | Published: 1/16/2018
  • SE District Director link Veteran FACS agent, leader named head of UGA Extension in southeast Georgia. By Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 1/10/2018
  • Car Seat Safety link Agents in Telfair and Tattnall counties teach car seat safety classes to help keep children as safe as possible. By Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Julie Jernigan | Published: 1/9/2018
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Upcoming Events
Jan 17 Pesticide Recertification Credits for Commercial and Private Applicators Woodbine, GA - (57.0 miles) Speakers include: Proper Pruning for Healthy and Beautiful Landscape Shrubs and Small Trees Rick Smith, Pruning Guru, Inc. Boxwood Blight: Identification and Management Strategies Patrick Mawhinney, Prestige Shrub Tree & Turf Pre-registration required. Please call 912-576-3219 to register Light refreshments will be provided. Earn 2 CEUs in CAT 21, 23, 24, 32, 37, or 10 (private) Cost: $10 Fee is waived for city and county employees
Jan 18 North GA Apple Production Meeting Ellijay, GA - (262.0 miles) Not only is fruit production different each year but the 2018 meetings will also be different. Instead of two half day meetings, there will be one all-day meeting that will provide educational information from several specialists around the Southeast. They will discuss fertilizer applications, orchard floor management, thinners and growth regulators, an insecticide update, ambrosia beetle control, a disease and fungicide update, emerging herbicides, a roundtable discussion, pesticide recording keeping and an FSMA update. In addition to the education, recertification credit has been applied for and will be issued to people that attend who already have a private or commercial pesticide license. The meeting is open to the public as well.
Jan 18 Building Baby's Brains (Session 1) Childcare Professionals Training Watkinsville, GA - (174.0 miles) Interactions with adults are experiences. Experiences are necessary for brain growth. Childcare professionals will learn more about their role in brain development for babies and young children during four 2-hour interactive sessions. This training is provided by a Bright from the Start Approved Entity.
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