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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
  • Nov 20 - Nov 21 ServSafe Manager Certification Training UGA Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. Successful completion of the national exam provides certification. Certification is valid for 5 years from date of exam. The training fee of $140.00 includes current edition book, supplies, educational materials, exam, instruction, and refreshments. Lunch is on your own. Registration deadline is November 16, 2017. The training will be held in the Pike County Extension office. Registered participants will be notified if training location is moved. Zebulon, GA - (35.0 Miles)
  • Nov 28 - Nov 29 ServSafe Manager Certification Training and Exam UGA Tift County Extension provides the Nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service 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. The training is from 8:30am - 5:00pm, both days. $140.00 Tifton, GA - (87.0 Miles)
  • Nov 29 - Nov 30 ServSafe Manager Training UGA Spalding County Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office. Griffin, GA - (42.0 Miles)
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Extension News
  • Holiday Meals link Freezing preserve the quality of the food and saves time for holiday cooks By Elizabeth L. Andress | Published: 11/16/2017
  • Fried Turkeys link Follow safety tips when frying a turkey for the holiday meal. By Elizabeth L. Andress, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 11/16/2017
  • Worry-free Holiday link Follow simple steps from UGA Cooperative Extension to avoid a stressful holiday season. By Elizabeth L. Andress, Sharon Dowdy, Alexis Roberts, MaryBeth Hornbeck | Published: 11/16/2017
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