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The University of Georgia Taylor County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.  

Taylor County faculty and trained support staff provide educational programs as well as a number of ag testings  services to the citizens of Taylor County.   Our Ag agent provides unbiased, research-based info that helps clients make critical decisions.  Extension recommendations focus on maximzing production and profit, while minimizing environmental impacts.  Our 4-H Program Assistant creates and organizes youth educational programs including competitive events which will assist young people to develop citizenship, leadership, responsibility and life skills through experiential learning. We also provide information to help citizens live healthier lives through home food preservation, and assistance with diets for seniors and diabetics.  

UGA Extension operates through a unique partnership with Taylor County, the University of Georgia, the State of Georgia and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  Backed up by specialists and a network of resources, Extension Agents have been on the job in Georgia since 1914.

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Taylor County Office Building
Peaches in a Tree
4-H Grows Here
Can Tomatoes
Wheat Field
Upcoming Events
  • Jun 2 Chattahoochee Valley Daylily Festival Enjoy the Daylilies in full bloom at the Columbus Botanical Garden. Purchase from a wide variety of Daylilies. Free Daylily class and demos will be conducted in the afternoon. Stay for the day and enjoy arts and crafts as well as local food vendors. Daylily Show begins at 1:15. Free admission. Columbus, GA - (39.0 Miles)
  • Jun 2 Crawford County 4-H Summer Kickoff Come join the Crawford County Extension staff to kickoff SUMMER! Ice cream, games and crafts or just stop by to say hello! Cost: FREE // Ages: All Roberta, GA - (13.0 Miles)
  • Jun 5 Noah's Ark Tour Noah's Ark is a non-profit Animal Sanctuary that has over 1,500 animals with 100 different species. We will get to tour the park, play on the playground and eat lunch Cost: $10 // Ages: All // Breakfast & Lunch: Included Roberta, GA - (13.0 Miles)
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Extension News
  • Pepper Weevils link Seventy percent of the winter peppers imported into the US are grown in Mexico, where weevils originate. By Clint Thompson | Published: 5/22/2018
  • Flea Fights link Get a hold on flea populations early to avoid a months-long battle. By Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon | Published: 5/17/2018
  • Accommodating Gardens link Gardens should be designed to accommodate the gardener. By Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Josh Fuder | Published: 5/17/2018
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