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The Lowndes County Extension Office offers a variety of services including soil and water testing. We provide educational programs, information, and assistance to citizens of Lowndes County through telephone consultations, farmer/homeowner site visits, news articles, and collaboration with other agencies. Learn more about Agriculture & Natural Resources programs.

Lowndes County 4-H

Our 4-H program keeps students from 5th -12th grade active with a variety of community service activities and learning opportunities. Check out our 4-H Youth Development page for more information. 

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Office Hours
Monday through Friday, 8am-12pm and 1pm-5pm.
Closed daily 12pm-1pm.

Phone: 229-333-5185

Multilingual Extension Programs
Multilingual Extension Programs The Gwinnett County Extension office received a $250,000 budget increase from the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners to increase staffing and expand community educational outreach and engagement to underrepresented groups around the county. By Sameeka Prabath Rajamani | Published: 2/21/2024
Farm Again
Farm Again The University of Georgia is working to assist Georgia veterans with service-based disabilities through its dynamic farming program, Farm Again. By Carlisa Johnson | Published: 2/13/2024
Floral Design and Management
Floral Design and Management As students filter into Julie Campbell’s Tuesday morning lab, they are greeted by bins of sharp tools lining cold, stainless steel tables — it’s dissection day, but not the kind you may expect. By Jordan Powers | Published: 2/8/2024
Economics of Pollination
Economics of Pollination Sharon Kane and Becky Griffin have put together a powerful map displaying the economic importance of pollination across Georgia. By Sameeka Prabath Rajamani | Published: 2/7/2024
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Upcoming Events
Mar 7 Introduction to Home Canning: The Basics Thomasville, GA - (43.0 miles) Join Family & Consumer Sciences Agent, Olivia Tumlin, for an interactive learning session on the basics of home food preservation and canning! Bring your lunch and try some preserves. In this workshop, we'll cover equipment, food safety, and procedures. This class serves as the introduction to a Home Food Preservation series - keep an eye out for future canning classes!
Mar 23 - Mar 24 Cloverleaf Project Achievement - Bacon County - 4th - 6th Grades Alma, GA - (76.0 miles) Public speaking/presentation contest for 4th-6th grade 4-H members. 4-H'ers find their "spark" through project-based learning in more than 58 categories of interest.
Apr 15 - Apr 16 Georgia 4-H Area Poultry Judging Contest - Tifton Tifton, GA - (48.0 miles) 4-H event
Apr 15 - Apr 16 Georgia 4-H Area Poultry Judging Contest - Tifton Tifton, GA - (52.0 miles) 4-H Event
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