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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
  • Mar 11 - Mar 12 Step Up and Lead at UGA Tifton Campus Georgia Student Leadership Conference: -designed and facilitated by youth development professionals -for 4th-8th grade students -features hands-on, engaging workshops -builds leadership, public speaking, teamwork, and collaboration skills Tifton, GA - (14.0 Miles)
  • Mar 28 - Mar 29 Bacon County District Project Achievement for 4th-6th Grades Bacon County District Project Achievement for 4th-6th Grades ALMA, GA - (48.0 Miles)
  • Apr 16 - Apr 17 Area Poultry Judging-Toombs County Poultry judging is an evaluation event in which students learn and understand standards used in poultry and egg production and marketing, and to apply the standards in a realistic decision-making situation. During the contest, participants judge both live specimens and market poultry, identify parts of birds already prepared for market, and evaluate eggs as to their quality and readiness for market. For at least one class, typically a live production class, participants are asked to justify their placing decisions through a set of oral reasons. https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/judging-teams/poultry/ Lyons, GA - (70.0 Miles)
  • Apr 17 - Apr 18 Area Poultry Judging-Tift County Poultry judging is an evaluation event in which students learn and understand standards used in poultry and egg production and marketing, and to apply the standards in a realistic decision-making situation. During the contest, participants judge both live specimens and market poultry, identify parts of birds already prepared for market, and evaluate eggs as to their quality and readiness for market. For at least one class, typically a live production class, participants are asked to justify their placing decisions through a set of oral reasons. https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/judging-teams/poultry/ Tifton, GA - (19.0 Miles)
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Extension News
  • Smart Irrigation App Smart Irrigation App link Pecan producers could increase yields by using a smart irrigation app to save water. By Clint Thompson | Published: 11/13/2019
  • Wildlife Contest Wildlife Contest link Students learn critical thinking skills, science, life skills through wildlife program. By Cristina deRevere | Published: 11/1/2019
  • Talbot Team Talbot Team link Nutrition educator and 4-H leader join UGA Extension team in Talbot County. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 11/8/2019
  • October Climate October Climate link October's warm, wet weather helped ease Georgia's late summer drought. By Pam Knox | Published: 11/7/2019
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