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 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, archery and BB)
- 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.
Gardening with the Masters Series 2023
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IIPA Seed Grants The University of Georgia’s Institute for Integrative Precision Agriculture has awarded eight seed grants to fund initial research for projects at the convergence of agriculture, engineering, computing and related areas of study.
Record Research Spending Over the past nine years, UGA’s annual R&D expenditures have increased by nearly 58%.
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!