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UGA Extension has provided online educational programming, consultations and essential lab services during the COVID-19 pandemic while observing safe health practices for employees and the public. We offer resources for adults and 4-H youth on health, food, finances, parenting, agriculture and more. For the latest status on programs, contact your local Extension office or visit the events calendar.

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Due to COVID-19, the schedule for the census self-response has been extended to October 31. Complete it today by mail, telephone or online.

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Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

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The Butts County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education.

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Upcoming Events
  • Sep 1 - Oct 31 Fall Fruit Plant Fundraiser Pike County Extension is hosting a second annual Fall Fruit Plant Fundraiser to support agriculture and natural resources programming in Pike County. All orders must be received by October 30, 2020 and picked up at the Pike County Extension office on November 10, 2020 between 4:00-6:00 pm. Plants for sale include: blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, muscadines, figs, plums, and Japanese persimmons. For pricing and cultivar selections please contact the Pike County Extension office at 770.567.2010 or email brooklyne.wassel@uga.edu
    • Zebulon, GA - (24.0 Miles)
  • Oct 22 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 - (13.0 Miles)
  • Oct 22 Georgia Trees and the Wildlife that Loves Them Join Holly Campbell from the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources to learn how to identify some common trees of the Georgia Piedmont and how birds, pollinators, and other wildlife depend on them.
    • Virtual Event
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  • MCR Genes MCR Genes They can travel on food and people and are causing antibiotic resistance. By Josh Paine | Published: 10/19/2020
  • "Hearts of Glass" UGA horticulture offers viewing and discussion of film about Vertical Harvest, a Jackson, Wyoming, agribusiness that facilitates high-quality food production while providing employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. By Sean Montgomery | Published: 10/19/2020
  • Fire ant supergene Fire ant supergene Newly discovered supergene in fire ants leads to variation in long-term behavior. By Sean Montgomery | Published: 10/15/2020
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