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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.

Getting the Best of Pests

Do you need Pesticide Credit Hours? Earn 1-2 credits when you join us for Getting the Best of Pests: Green Webinar on July 14th. The cost is $10 and the meeting/viewing starts at 3pm at the Houston County Extension Office located at 2030 Kings Chapel Road in Perry. Call our office today at 478-987-2028 to pay via credit card to register!

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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!