The University of Georgia Houston County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.
Houston County Extension agents, staff and trained volunteers keep local communities informed through county our Extension office. We offer reliable information and programs in the areas of agriculture, food, families, the environment, and 4-H youth development. Let us help you learn, grow, and do more!
Office Hours, Location and Contact Information
What Extension Can Do For You
- Soil Sampling
- Water Testing
- Plant Tissue Diagnosis
- Homeowner Horticulture Classes
- Site visits to homeowners and farms
- Pant 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 (archery, BB and shotgun)
- Canning and Preserving Information
- Pressure Cooker Testing
- Healthy Eating Education
- Child Care Training
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So Easy To Preserve Book (6th Edition)
Available to purchase in our office
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!