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To extend lifelong learning from the University of Georgia to the everyday lives of Georgia citizens through current, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday : 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m, Closed 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m for lunch.

 

 


A picture of our newly built, dark gray, Brooks County Ag Building with sign and silo

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Starting September 22nd Georgia Peanuts are back!

Priced at $5 a can stop by and grab one or two.


3 cans of peanuts stacked, shelled peanuts spilled out infront of cans.

Peanut Maturity Testing

Beginning on August 15t, we will be open for hull blasting peanuts

Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm , 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

In case you need a reminder on how to pull a sample from a field: pick at least 3 locations in a field.  Pull or dig up about 4 to 6 adjacent plants from each location; keep the plants from each location separate.  Take one plant fror on how to pull a sample from a field: pick at least 3 locations in a field.  Pull or dig up about 4 to 6 adjacent plants from each location; keep the plants from each location separate.  Take one plant from one location and pull off all peanuts from that plant; then pull another plant from the next location and pull off all peanuts; continue cycling through the separate locations until you have at least 180 pods total but no more than 220.  

 


Upcoming Events
  • Nov 1 - Nov 2 Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging Area Contest 4-H Event
    • Tifton, GA - (47.0 Miles)
  • Nov 1 - Nov 2 Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging Area Contest 4-H Event
    • Tifton, GA - (47.0 Miles)
  • Nov 10 Landscape Professionals Update 2022 Annual Bluegrass Control: Herbicide Selection and Resistance Management - Dr. Patrick McCullough, UGA Weed Science Turfgrass Management for Fall - Dr. Clint Waltz, UGA Turfgrass Specialist UGA Turfgrass Breeding Program - Dr. Brian Schwartz, UGA Institute of Plant Breeding Weed Control in the Landscape - Dr. Mark Czarnota, UGA Weed Science Fall & Spring Activities for Turfgrass Disease Management - Dr. Alfredo Martinez, UGA Plant Pathologist Pesticide Recertification Credit available for Categories: 21 (2 hrs), 23 (2 hrs), 24 (2 hrs), 27 (2 hrs) and Private (1 hr). Program is limited to 50 participants. Program will be held at the Georgia Federal-State Inspection Service at 951 Pecan Grove Dr., Albany, GA 31701 Across from the Albany Airport on Newton Road. EARLY BIRD PRICING! On or before OCT 27, 2022 = $55.00 each After OCT 27, 2022 = $65.00 each
    • Albany, GA - (65.0 Miles)
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  • Burton Sea Turtle Burton Sea Turtle Environmental Education staff at the Burton 4-H Center care for sea turtles that do not successfully make their initial voyage to the ocean as hatchlings through a partnership with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, which grants permits and permission for these stragglers to be raised at the center until they are ready to live in the wild on their own. By Josie Smith | Published: 9/23/2022
  • Cold Facts Cold Facts Take care when preparing fresh berries for freezing or refrigeration to reduce contaminants By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 9/22/2022
  • Stroke Therapy Stroke Therapy Study at UGA’s Regenerative Bioscience Center shows that combination treatment dramatically improves recovery in pig stroke models By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 9/21/2022
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