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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Status Update

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.

COVID-19 Resources

Take the 2020 Census

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.

2020 Census Information

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Office Hours and Lunch Time Soil Sample Drop Off

Our office is open Monday-Friday from 8AM-12PM and 1PM-5PM. We are closed for lunch daily from 12PM-1PM. If you come to drop off a soil sample during our lunch hour, we have a soil sample station outside our door. It's got everything you will need: bags, shovel, manila envelopes for payment and a form to fill out with your contact information. Soil samples are $8 each. You can drop your cash (exact change) or check in a manila envelope and slide it under our door. Or you can choose to pay via credit card. We will call you when we re-open, you provide us your card information and we will email you your receipt immediately after the transaction. During business hours please come inside, we enjoy building relationships with our clients!


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What Extension Can Do for You

  • Soil Sampling
  • Water Testing
  • Plant Tissue Diagnosis
  • Homeowner Horticulture Classes
  • Site visits to homes and farms
  • Plant and Insect identification
  • Publications on a variety of topics
  • Activities for 4-H and Youth Development such as Summer Camp, Project Achievement and Project S.A.F.E. (shotgun and archery)
  • Canning and Preserving Information
  • Healthy Eating Education
  • Child Care Training
  • Pressure Cooker Testing

To learn more about any of these services, use the sidebar to navigate through our program areas.  Call 478-987-2028 with questions.


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Please join us as Houston County Master Gardener Karen Le discusses native Georgoa pollinators and how to attract them to your home garden. The link to register is https://ugeorgia.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eUKVcy4c80pSUWF This program is a partnership with UGA Extension, GMC Warner Robins and Keep Warner Robins Beautiful.

 

 


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So Easy To Preserve Book (6th Edition)

Available to purchase in our office

$20

This 388-page book covers topics on Preserving Food, Canning, Pickled Products, Sweet Spreads and Syrups, Freezing and Drying. There are 10 new products and two revised product recommendations in this edition. It's suitable for both new and veteran food preservers. This book is a great resource for everyone! 


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How to Safely Prepare and Freeze Sweet Onions

La Keshia Levi has prepared some guidelines and tips for you regarding preparing and frezzing your sweet onions. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact her at keshia30@uga.edu


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