UGA Extension Toombs County offers educational programs in the areas of horticulture and agriculture, food safety and nutrition, and leadership and citizenship for youth.
UGA Extension operates through a unique partnership with Toombs 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.
Some of our most popular services include:
- Soil and Water Tests
- Research-Based Advice for Production Crops
- 4-H Summer Camps
- Health Programs like Walk Georgia
National Honor link Mason McClintock receives $5,000 scholarship and will serve as 4-H’s national youth spokesperson for civic engagement.
VITA Program link Free tax help available to eldery, disabled and low-income Georgians.
Wood Ash link UGA specialist says that, used sparingly, wood ash can help establish a healthy pH level in garden soil.
Jan 24 The Ins and Outs of Diabetes A valuable class to learn more about living with Diabetes. Sandersville, GA - (66.0 Miles)
Jan 24 GrassMasters Part 2 - Monroe County The GrassMasters Program is seven part program that offers background information to forage and hay production newcomers, and new techniques and tips to seasoned farmers who want to try something new this spring. The course will focus on the forages proven best for middle Georgia and strategies for grazing, maintaining soil fertility and health, and managing pests. Members of the UGA Forage Team and U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service staff members will teach all of the classes. Class two is "Fertilization of Perennial Grass" The cost for all seven parts of GrassMasters is $25, and the course is open to anyone interested in improving his or her knowledge of pastureland health or forage and hay production. Seating is limited, so interested farmers and landowners are encouraged to register as soon as possible. Additional class dates: -January 29 -January 31 -February 5 -February 7 -February 12 Forsyth, GA - (112.0 Miles)
Jan 25 Green Cleaning A valuable class to learn more about home maintenance and protecting it by making your own cleaning products. Sandersville, GA - (66.0 Miles)