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
Brown-eyed Susan link Brown-eyed Susan is native to most of the country and cold hardy from Texas to Minnesota. By 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 Norman Winter, Alexis Roberts | Published: 8/17/2017
Panicle Hydrangeas link Panicle hydrangeas are smaller and have more flowers than their mophead cousins. By Norman Winter, Alexis Roberts, Norman Winter | Published: 8/10/2017
Spalding FACS Agent link After two decades, Spalding County finally welcomes Family and Consumer Sciences Extension agent to community. By Norman Winter, Alexis Roberts, Norman Winter, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 8/8/2017
Cup Plant link Cup plant naturally collects rainwater for visiting wildlife to enjoy. By Norman Winter, Alexis Roberts, Norman Winter, Sharon Dowdy, Norman Winter | Published: 8/3/2017
Eclipse Safety link Eye safety is paramount when enjoying a solar eclipse. By Norman Winter, Alexis Roberts, Norman Winter, Sharon Dowdy, Norman Winter, Merritt Melancon | Published: 8/3/2017
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Upcoming Events
Aug 23 - Aug 24 ServSafe Restaurant Manager Food Safety Certification Albany, GA - (54.0 miles) You can improve your food safety and sanitation skills through a nationally recognized food safety sanitation course. The class is 16 hours by a Certified ServSafe Trainer of UGA Family and Consumer Sciences, Suzanne Williams. This course meets the new GA Food Code requirements and is certified through the National Restaurant Association and includes the course book, supplies, educational materials, exam, instruction, and refreshments. Successful completion of the exam provides certification. The class fee of $140.00 includes course book, supplies, educational materials, exam, instructions, and refreshments. Lunch is on your own.
Aug 31 Landscape irrigation systems: components and watering principles Columbus, GA - (31.0 miles) This hands-training will provide participants a chance to assemble and troubleshoot a typical landscape irrigation system. Special attention will be given to water scheduling with preemergent herbicides and irrigation for disease control. UGA Center For Urban Ag's Greg Huber will present. CEUs (Cat. 21 & 24) available! To register, call the Muscogee County Extension Office at 706-653-4200. $20 fee (due August 25th) includes lunch and course materials.
Aug 31 GrassMasters: A Seven Session Educational Series On Forages LaGrange, GA - (68.0 miles) The goal of this program is to provide a more intensive series of classes on introduction-level forage production. The classes focus on the forages proven best for northern Georgia and strategies for grazing, maintaining soil fertility and health, and managing pests. Staff members of the UGA Forage Team and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service have teamed up to teach the classes. Class dates are August 31, September 7, 21, 28 and October 5, 19, 26.
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