UGA Extension Office


Providence Canyon

The Stewart County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education. Our staff is dedicated to improving the lives of residents of Stewart County through programming in three different program areas including 4-H, Ag and Natural Resources, and Family and Consumer Sciences.

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Extension News
Garden Promotion link Events bring people into community gardens and encourage involvement. By Becky Griffin | Published: 7/16/2018
40 Under 40 link Curry has participated in UGA blueberry research trials while serving as Appling County Agriculture and Natural Resources agent. By Clint Thompson, Julie Jernigan | Published: 7/13/2018
Dutta Honored link Tifton-based scientist will be honored at the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Dec. 4. By Clint Thompson | Published: 7/10/2018
New Fruit link Wild seeds from Australia may help scientists breed new fruit varieties. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 5/3/2018
Cantaloupes link UGA's portion of USDA grant is approximately $20,000 spread over two years. By Clint Thompson | Published: 7/10/2018
Trial Gardens Open House link Annual open house offers behind the scenes peak at the Trial Gardens at UGA. By Christina Conner | Published: 7/9/2018
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Upcoming Events
Jul 26 Randolph County Forestry Meeting Cuthbert, GA - (19.0 miles) U.A.V./Drone Use and Applications in Forestry Aaliya McClendon - NRCS District Conservationist David Daughtry II - Grad. Research Assistant UGA Crop and Soil Sciences Dr. Tripp Lowe - Warnell School of Forestry Seth McCallister - Terrell County ANR Agent Jason Blankenship - Randolph County ANR Agent
Aug 21 - Aug 22 Manager ServSafe Training Americus, GA - (35.0 miles) Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF.
Sep 4 - Oct 30 Columbus Master Naturalist Class Columbus, GA - (26.0 miles) The Georgia Master Naturalist is a nine week hands-on environmental education course that explores habitats and ecosystems in Georgia and human impacts on those environments. Our class will focus specifically on Central Georgia and urban ecosystems. Class will feature in-depth lectures from regional experts, kayaking in oxbow lakes, a geology hike at Providence Canyon, and other unique hands-on learning opportunities. Class size is limited. Deadline to register is August 6th. Call UGA Extension Columbus to register: 706-653-4200.
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