Out of concern for the health and safety of the public and our employees, our office is currently closed until further notice. If you have questions or concerns, please call 229-424-2863 for assistance! The Irwin County Extension Staff appreciates your patience and understanding during these times of uncertainty.
Welcome to Irwin County!
The Irwin County Extension Office extends learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.
Some of our most popular services include:
- University of Georgia Extension Publications
- Soil and Water Tests
- Research-based Advice from Production Crops
- 4-H Summer Camps
- Health Programs like Walk Georgia
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Mar 13 - Mar 14 Bacon County District Project Achievement for 4th-6th Grades 4-H Project Achievement
- Alma, GA - (48.0 Miles)
Mar 20 - Mar 21 Emanuel County District Project Achievement for 4th-6th Graders 4-H Project achievement
- Swainsboro, GA - (87.0 Miles)
Mar 25 - Mar 26 Step Up and Lead 4-H Event
- Tifton, GA - (14.0 Miles)
Mar 27 - Mar 28 Cloverleaf Project Achievement 4-H Event
- Douglasville, GA - (25.0 Miles)
Apr 19 - Apr 20 Area Poultry Judging-Toombs County https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/judging-teams/poultry/
- Lyons, GA - (70.0 Miles)
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Practicing Gratitude in Relationships UGA research says that acts of gratitude can go a long way.
Fairy Rings Fairy ring mushrooms are decomposers that grow in soil with high levels of organic matter.
Women's time in Ghana Even in the midst of a global pandemic, researchers in northern Ghana are working to better understand how men and women use their time in order to target interventions that would reduce drudgery for women and bring in a healthier peanut crop. Working with a Peanut Innovation Lab project in Northern Ghana, the Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (CSIR-SARI) adapted an in-person survey into a pandemic-safe study this summer, employing enumerators and regional agriculture extension agents to conduct house
Student Profile: Leslie Commey Leslie Commey’s interest in plant breeding came from watching his mother work as a vegetable trader in Ghana. A graduate student in biotechnology, Commey now is studying for a master’s degree at Texas Tech University and working on a Peanut Innovation Lab project to find peanut’s natural defenses against aflatoxin.