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The Wheeler County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education. We are dedicated to helping people in our community find answers to questions related to the following areas:

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Upcoming Events
  • Jan 28 Lunch & Learn: Cooking With Your Instapot Join Monroe County Extension in a monthly Lunch & Learn for informative programs and a delicious lunch! The Instant Pot was one of the hottest gifts this year. Did you get one, or are you considering it? Learn how to get the most out of this great kitchen tool with Barbara Worley, UGA Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. Ms. Worley will demonstrate how to use an Instant Pot safely and will share tips and recipes. Forsyth, GA - (90.0 Miles)
  • Feb 4 You Can Succeed at Weight Loss: Walk A Weigh Series Lesson 1 Learn how to change your eating and physical activity habits to lose weight and control or reduce risk for chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Each session includes a short presentation, a taste test of a low calorie recipe and time to exercise. Waynesboro, GA - (82.0 Miles)
  • Feb 5 Car Seat Safety Class Telfair County Extension/4-H offers free, communitywide car seat safety classes, to equip parents and other family members with the knowledge they need to keep their children as safe as possible while traveling in a vehicle. We do have a limited number of car seats available for qualified applicants. Applications for car seats must be completed prior to taking the class. If you are interested in attending a class, please call the office at (229) 868-6489. McRae-Helena, GA - (10.0 Miles)
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Extension News
  • National Honor link Mason McClintock receives $5,000 scholarship and will serve as 4-H’s national youth spokesperson for civic engagement. By Arch D. Smith II | Published: 1/17/2019
  • VITA Program link Free tax help available to eldery, disabled and low-income Georgians. By Ellen Hallman | Published: 1/17/2019
  • Wood Ash link UGA specialist says that, used sparingly, wood ash can help establish a healthy pH level in garden soil. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 1/17/2019
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