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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.

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Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

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.  


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The Irwin County Extension Office extends learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

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Upcoming Events
  • Apr 24 - Apr 25 Project SAFE Modified Trap Qualification Match Douglas County
    • Douglasville, GA - (25.0 Miles)
  • Apr 24 - Apr 25 Project SAFE Modified Trap Qualification Match Thomas County
    • Thomasville, GA - (62.0 Miles)
  • Apr 24 - Apr 25 Project SAFE Modified Trap Qualification Match Toombs County
    • Lyons, GA - (70.0 Miles)
  • May 6 Elevate your Relationship This eight-week series has found to positively influence changes in couples' behavior and overall relationship quality. According to a former ELEVATE participant, the program experience "saved our marriage." Another participant said they "learned how to control my emotions and value my partner as well as myself. I'm going to use what I learned in this class to keep my relationship going and improving." Each 90-minute session will engage couples in fun activities to learn skills to manage stress better, strengthen their connection with each other, deal with differences in healthy ways, and elevate their relationships' quality. In addition to these skills, couples can also earn up to $350 in e-gift cards for attending the series. It "pays" to ELEVATE your relationship!
    • Virtual Event
  • May 17 ServSafe Manager Certification Training and Exam Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. Workshops are offered in multiple locations throughout the state; see each training's contact for details.
    • Cordele, GA - (39.0 Miles)
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  • Student Profile: Sean Posey Student Profile: Sean Posey Sean Posey didn’t see how agricultural economics would feed his love of math, but a decade into his grad school journey, he’s using those skills and interests to help improve farming practices in Africa. From information communication technologies to gender roles in information-sharing and incentivization programs that will improve groundnut health, Posey has been focused on improving agricultural practices and public safety for the past four years. At the University of Georgia completing his PhD, Posey is By Cameron L. Miller | Published: 4/21/2021
  • Undergraduate Research Symposium Undergraduate Research Symposium Undergraduate students learned valuable lessons about the research process while gaining personal and professional benefits from conducting research. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 4/20/2021
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