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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
Pecan Course link Daylong workshop will cover variety selection, pest management, irrigation and fertilization. By Bryce Ethridge | Published: 3/25/2019
Mosquito-borne Virus link Use insect repellent and wear long sleeves and pants to protect yourself. By Bryce Ethridge, Elmer Gray | Published: 3/25/2019
Spring Ant Control link Labels and patience are the keys to safe, effective fire ant control. By Bryce Ethridge, Elmer Gray, Merritt Melancon | Published: 3/18/2019
Top Farmer link Peach and timber grower takes the top spot as the state’s best farmer. By Bryce Ethridge, Elmer Gray, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 3/19/2019
Adult Volunteers link Georgia 4-H camps for military kids need adult helpers. By Bryce Ethridge, Elmer Gray, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy, Cristina deRevere | Published: 3/13/2019
Spring Herbs link No matter how they're used, herbs can make an exciting addition to any landscape. By Bryce Ethridge, Elmer Gray, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy, Cristina deRevere, Bob Westerfield | Published: 3/11/2019
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Upcoming Events
Apr 29 Lunch & Learn: Green Cleaning Forsyth, GA - (89.0 miles) Join Monroe County Extension in a monthly Lunch & Learn for informative programs and a delicious lunch! People spend an average of 90 percent of their time indoors. Studies conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) show levels of several common organic pollutants to be two to five times higher inside homes than outside. Many of these pollutants come from the volatile organic compounds (VOCs) released from household cleaning products. Indoor pollutants can be reduced by limiting the number of chemicals used indoors. By following three basic guidelines you can improve your indoor environment, save money and help conserve natural resources.
May 20 Lunch & Learn: Water Testing/Checking Your Well Forsyth, GA - (89.0 miles) Join Monroe County Extension in a monthly Lunch & Learn for informative programs and a delicious lunch! Does your main water source come from a well? When was the last time you tested your well water? Did you know that you could have you well water and other water tests conducted through the Monroe County Extension Office? This month's Lunch & Learn will focus on water testing, results, and well head maintenance.
Jun 17 Lunch & Learn: Pest Management for Home Gardens Forsyth, GA - (89.0 miles) Join Monroe County Extension in a monthly Lunch & Learn for informative programs and a delicious lunch! Learn management strategies for your home garden for a bountiful harvest! Both conventional and organic strategies will be covered.
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