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The Wilcox 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
  • Sep 25 Composting With Worms Learn how to turn garden waste like leaves, and food scraps into compost for your landscape. You will also learn how to make your own vermicomposting bin as well with a chance to win a worm bin for yourself. Jeffersonville, GA - (51.0 Miles)
  • Sep 27 Growing Flowering Bulbs Fall is a great time to plant flowering bulbs for a vibrant spring bloom next year. Learn how to properly plant and maintain flowering bulbs in your landscape regarding site selection, bulb varieties and more! Jeffersonville, GA - (51.0 Miles)
  • Nov 10 SW Cloverleaf District Project Achievement for 4th-6th Graders SW Cloverleaf District Project Achievement for 4th-6th Graders Moultrie, GA - (56.0 Miles)
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Extension News
Fall Transplanting link Relocating plants from one spot to another can lead to a whole new landscape. By Paul Pugliese | Published: 9/20/2018
Fragrant Garden link Some plants can bring amazing fragrances to home landscapes, UGA agent says. By Paul Pugliese, Josh Fuder | Published: 9/20/2018
Soil Mixes link UGA expert says good vegetables begin with good soil. By Paul Pugliese, Josh Fuder, Josh Fuder | Published: 9/20/2018
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Extension Publications
  • Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016) Homeowners sometimes experience unpleasant odors in their household water. In many cases, the exact cause of the odor is difficult to determine by water testing; however, this publication provides a few general recommendations for treating some common causes of household water odors.
  • Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987) This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
  • Conversion Tables, Formulas and Suggested Guidelines for Horticultural Use (B 931) Pesticide and fertilizer recommendations are often made on a pounds per acre and tons per acre basis. While these may be applicable to field production of many crops, orchardists, nurserymen and greenhouse operators often must convert these recommendations to smaller areas, such as row feet, square feet, or even per tree or per pot. Thus pints, cups, ounces, tablespoons and teaspoons are the common units of measure. The conversion is frequently complicated by metric units of measure. This publication is designed to aid growers in making these calculations and conversions, and also provides other data useful in the management, planning and operation of horticultural enterprises.
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