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UGA Cooperative Extension is a statewide educational organization funded by federal, state and local governments that brings research-based education directly to individuals, families and communities.

UGA Extension is dedicated to helping people find answers to questions related to agriculture and the environment, families & 4-H Youth Development.


Upcoming Events
  • Aug 23 Bee Education Class Join the Walton County Extension Office to learn about bees! Honey bees have been the Official State Insect of Georgia since 1975, and a subject of teaching and inquiry at the University of Georgia for decades. These marvelous insects are manageable and are used to produce honey and pollinate crops. They are practical models of biological organization and social behavior. Honey bee research at the University of Georgia addresses sustainable bee health management issues as well as more basic questions on bee pollination and foraging ecology. In all its endeavors, the UGA Honey Bee Program aims to develop research, teaching and extension initiatives that are locally responsive while globally relevant. Monroe, GA - (75.0 Miles)
  • Aug 25 Cooking for a Lifetime - Cancer Prevention Cooking School Learn about reducing risk of cancer, who should be screened for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer and how to be screened. There will be cooking demonstrations, prizes and gifts! Athens, GA - (71.0 Miles)
  • Aug 28 The Basics of Home Canning Canning is a fun and economical way to make fresh foods available year-round. Join us to learn safe methods of canning food at home. You can also bring in your pressure canner lids to have the dial gauge tested for accuracy. Co-sponsored by the Oconee County Library. Watkinsville, GA - (79.0 Miles)
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