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Bryan County Cooperative Extension

UGA Extension Bryan County offers educational programs in the areas of leadership and citizenship for youth and horticulture and agriculture.

UGA Extension operates through a unique partnership with Bryan County, the University of Georgia, the State of Georgia and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Backed up by specialists and a network of resources, Extension Agents have been on the job in Georgia since 1914.

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Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

 

 

 

 

 


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From Our Blog
  • Oyster Bed Rejuvenation Project Wins Keep Georgia Beautiful Award Posted by on Feb 20, 2018 Our project, “A Living Shoreline at the Burton 4-H Center” was a service learning project created to prevent the deterioration of the creek beds surrounding the Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island. Georgia 4-H’ers helped sustain a stable creek bed by recruiting an army of bivalves to help ensure the...
  • Bryan County 4-H’ers Help with the Oyster Bed Rejuvenation Project Posted by on Feb 24, 2017 Georgia 4-H is recruiting an army of bivalves to help ensure the future of the organization’s coastal environmental education center. The organization is working with University of Georgia Marine Extension to encourage new oyster beds along the marshy shoreline at Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island, Georgia. In early April,...
  • Homemade Sourdough Bread (without keeping a “starter” going) Posted by on Dec 23, 2016 Holiday cooking is almost done, but Winter is just getting started.  What better recipe to have on hand than homemade sourdough bread?  This is a recipe that you don’t have to keep a starter going in your refrigerator looking like a science project for months.  It’s not difficult, but it...
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  • 40 Under 40 40 Under 40 Launched by Fruit Growers News and Vegetable Growers News in 2018, the Fruit and Vegetable 40 Under 40 Awards represent a broad spectrum of agriculture industry professionals. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 10/20/2021
  • Advancing Georgia's Leaders Advancing Georgia's Leaders A program of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, AGL is designed to educate and empower agriculture professionals to be dynamic industry leaders. By Leslie Matos | Published: 10/20/2021
  • Rock Eagle Chapel Rock Eagle Chapel Nearly destroyed by fire in 2019, the Rock Eagle Chapel at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center was restored with the help of generous donations from supporters. By Arch D. Smith II | Published: 10/19/2021
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Extension Publications
  • Vegetable Garden Calendar (C 943) The recommendations in this circular are based on long-term average dates of the last killing frost in the spring and first killing frost in the fall. Every year does not conform to the "average," so you should use your own judgment about advancing or delaying the time for each job, depending on weather conditions.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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Upcoming Events
  • Oct 21 ServSafe 2-day Training University of Georgia Cooperative Extension/Henry County provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office.
    • McDonough, GA - (164.0 Miles)
  • Oct 21 - Oct 29 Right Bite for Diabetes Cooking School Join us for a virtual, 4-lesson series in October as we discuss how you can control your diabetes through healthy food selection and preparation methods. There is no cost to attend this series. Registration is required. OCTOBER 21, 2021 - 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. OCTOBER 22, 2021 - 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. OCTOBER 28, 2021 - 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. OCTOBER 29, 2021 - 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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  • Oct 21 Children Act Fast, and So Do Poisons This 2-hour session will discuss the importance of helping children recognize how to create & maintain healthy poison prevention habits. The class will be offered in-person with limited seats and virtually via ZOOM. The ZOOM link will be sent to those wanting to participate virtually once you register for the class.
    • Watkinsville, GA - (151.0 Miles)
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