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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
  • May 23 Cooking for a Lifetime Learn about reducing risk of cancer: who should get screened for breast, cervical, and correctional cancer; how to get screened; Free Cookbook, Recipe Tasting, and Prizes; All who attend will be entered into a drawing for one of two fitness kits valued at $30 each Metter, GA - (47.0 Miles)
  • Jun 25 Egg Candling Certification Class To be sold, all chicken eggs must be evaluated by a certified grader and appropriately packaged and labeled in accordance with the Georgia Egg Law and Georgia Food Act. Become a certified egg candler with this course hosted by Crawford County Extension and the Georgia Department of Agriculture. Lunch included with registration fee. Roberta, GA - (84.0 Miles)
  • Sep 11 - Sep 12 SE Area Forestry Field Day SE Area Forestry Field Day Reidsville, GA - (42.0 Miles)
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Extension News
  • Pepper Weevils link Seventy percent of the winter peppers imported into the US are grown in Mexico, where weevils originate. By Clint Thompson | Published: 5/22/2018
  • Flea Fights link Get a hold on flea populations early to avoid a months-long battle. By Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon | Published: 5/17/2018
  • Accommodating Gardens link Gardens should be designed to accommodate the gardener. By Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Josh Fuder | Published: 5/17/2018
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