UGA Extension Office


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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
Energy Savers link Trees create shade in the summer and block slow winds in the winter. By Mary Carol Sheffield | Published: 10/17/2017
Exotic Pest Meeting link UGA Griffin campus to host meeting of exotic pest plant professionals. By Mary Carol Sheffield, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 10/17/2017
Soap Aloe link The sap from a soap aloe will create foam that can be used as soap substitute. By Mary Carol Sheffield, Sharon Dowdy, Norman Winter | Published: 10/12/2017
Aspergillus Crown Rot link UGA researchers studying why peanut farmers are unable to control crown rot disease through fungicide applications. By Mary Carol Sheffield, Sharon Dowdy, Norman Winter, Clint Thompson | Published: 10/12/2017
Irrigation Outreach link Research-based irrigation practices take center stage in increasing efficiency of Georgia's farms. By Mary Carol Sheffield, Sharon Dowdy, Norman Winter, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson | Published: 10/11/2017
Blueberry Production link Nematodes are microscopic, worm-like parasites that attack the plant's roots. By Mary Carol Sheffield, Sharon Dowdy, Norman Winter, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Julie Jernigan | Published: 10/11/2017
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Upcoming Events
Nov 7 - Nov 8 Area 4-H Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging - Perry Perry, GA - (74.0 miles) Area 4-H Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging - Houston County
Nov 11 - Nov 12 SW District Project Achievement for 4th-6th Graders Moultrie, GA - (84.0 miles) 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.
Nov 14 Hunting Lease Workshop LaGrange, GA - (70.0 miles) What does a good hunting lease look like for a landowner or a hunting club? If you want to know the ins and outs of a what a good hunting lease looks like, come to the Hunting Lease Workshop at the Ag Center in LaGrange, Georgia. Dr. Mark McConnell, UGA Wildlife Outreach Specialist will provide up to date information on how to write a lease whether you are the landowner or renter.
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