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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.


Extension News
  • Palmer Amaranth Management link Glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth, also called pigweed, can reach heights of 7 to 10 feet. By Clint Thompson | Published: 11/14/2018
  • Extension Vegetable Specialist link Andre da Silva's research focus at UGA-Tifton is with fertilizer and irrigation management in vegetables. By Bryce Ethridge | Published: 11/14/2018
  • 4-H Leadership Endowment link Georgia 4-H alumni, supporters name endowment in honor of Gov. and first lady. By Josh Paine | Published: 11/7/2018
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Upcoming Events
  • Nov 16 UGA Extension Gwinnett Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exam Preparatory Class This class is for those who want to pass the exam to obtain the pesticide applicator license in category 24 ornamental and turf. It covers both the general standards and the ornamental and turf sections. The program will discuss how to register for the exam, and it will offer practice exams for the participants. Lawrenceville, GA - (158.0 Miles)
  • Nov 16 Child Passenger Safety This class provides instruction on the importance and proper use of car seats and safety belts for children when riding in vehicles. The class is open to all parents regardless of financial status or residency. However, qualified participants (Burke County resident who is WIC, PeachCare, or Medicaid eligible) will receive a free car seat or booster seat that meets the needs of their child. Please note that there is a two seat per family limit. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Waynesboro, GA - (67.0 Miles)
  • Nov 23 - Nov 27 National 4-H Congress National 4-H Congress Atlanta, GA - (164.0 Miles)
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