UGA EXTENSION - COLUMBIA COUNTY 4-H.
FOLLOWING PRESIDENT TRUMP'S GUIDANCE TO SLOW THE SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS (Covid-19) AND GOVERNOR KEMP'S DECLARATION OF A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY, CHAIRMAN DUNCAN ALONG WITH VICE CHAIR RICHARDSON AND THE COMMISSIONERS VOTED TO IMPLEMENT RESPONSIVE MEASURES AND CLOSE ALL COUNTY OFFICES, PARKS AND FACILITIES BEGINNING WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18 THROUGH MARCH 29, 2020
THE EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER WILL BE STAFFED WITH MISSION CRITICAL PERSONNEL AND WILL TAKE CALLS THROUGH THE COUNTY'S 311 CENTER.
ALL 4-H ACTIVIES AND SPECIALITY CLUBS ARE CANCELLED UNTILL FURTHER NOTICE.
IF YOU HAVE SENT IN A SOIL SAMPLE, WE WILL SEND THE RESULTS OUT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
PLEASE HOLD YOUR WATER AND /OR SOIL SAMPLE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
WE WILL UPDATED OUR WEDSITE WHEN MORE INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
THANK YOU AND STAY WELL!
FROM THE STAFF AT THE UGA EXTENSION-COLUMBIA COUNTY 4-H OFFICE.
About Columbia County Extension
The University of Georgia Columbia County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education. See more information about our services in:
- Agriculture, gardening, and the environment
- 4-H youth development programs
- Food, health, communities, and families
Our office is located in Appling, GA Our office hours are from 8am - 5pm. We are closed for lunch from 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Have questions or want to know more?
Support the Columbia County 4-H Program with our Vidalia Onion Sale!
All money raised will help support summer camp scholarships as well as other 4-H activities. Onions will be delivered in mid-May. Orders can be brought or mailed to the office. Make checks payable to Columbia County Extension/4-H. A limited number of non pre-sale onions will be available for sale at the office.
If you would like to place an individual order print your order form here.
If you are selling to a group use this form.
This year we will be selling Red Onions 12 pounds or $12.00
Prices this year will be
10 lbs $12.00
25 lbs $20.00
50 lbs $35.00
Cook book are $6.00
Mar 27 - Mar 29 (Postponed) State 4-H Hippology Contest The primary objective of the Hippology Contest is to provide in a friendly but competitive setting, an opportunity for youth enrolled in 4-H to demonstrate the breadth of their knowledge and understanding of equine science and management, and in particular the practical application of this knowledge and skill. This activity will provide the 4-H horse project members the opportunity to utilize knowledge and skills developed from other project activities such as Quiz Bowl, horse judging, speaking and demonstrations, and general horse program. https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/judging-teams/hippology/ Athens, GA - (66.0 Miles)
Mar 28 - Mar 29 (Postponed) State 22 Silhouette Match State 22 Silhouette Match Eatonton, GA - (63.0 Miles)
Mar 28 - Mar 29 (Postponed) State 4-H Horse Judging Contest Contestants judge eight classes, four conformation and four performance classes. In addition, they give 2-4 sets of reasons to justify their placings and explain their decisions. 4-H’ers not only learn the basics of judging and placing horses, they also learn the valuable life skills of decision making, critical thinking, organization, teamwork, competition, public speaking, and self confidence. https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/judging-teams/horse/ Athens, GA - (66.0 Miles)