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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.

If you don't find what you're looking for here on our website and want to know more, please contact us.

 

 

 

 

 


Taylor County Office Building
Peaches in a Tree
4-H Grows Here
Can Tomatoes
Wheat Field
Upcoming Events
  • Jan 18 Monroe County Cattleman's Association Meeting The monthly meeting of the Monroe County Cattleman's Association will be held on January 18, 2018 at Minori's Italian Ristrorante in Forsyth, GA. The featured speaker for the meeting will be Carmen Westerfield, NRCS District Conservationist. The meeting will begin at 7:00 pm. Forsyth, GA - (35.0 Miles)
  • Jan 30 2018 Southeast Georga Master Cattleman Program Eight week cattle management course beginning January 30 - March 20, 2018 covering multiple topics including: Nutrition, Improving Reproduction, Forage, Beef Industry Economics, External Parasites, Farm Facilities & Fencing Methods, Beef Quality Assurance, Understanding the Beef We Produce, Heard Health , Diseases and Biosecurity Concerns, Sire & Female Selection, Georgia Cattleman's Update, Record Keeping and UGA Programs. Participants must attend six of the eight sessions to receive a certificate of completion and UGA Master Cattleman Cap. Alamo, GA - (90.0 Miles)
  • Jan 31 - Feb 1 ServSafe 2-day Training University of Georgia Cooperative Extension/Henry County 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. McDonough, GA - (63.0 Miles)
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Extension News
  • Georgia Pecan Crop link Damage from Irma could impact Georgia's crop next growing season. By Clint Thompson | Published: 1/16/2018
  • Pesticide Safety Outreach link Pesticide safety emerges as highlight of international environmental health conference. By Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon | Published: 1/14/2018
  • SE District Director link Veteran FACS agent, leader named head of UGA Extension in southeast Georgia. By Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 1/10/2018
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