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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

As of Monday, August 3, 2020, the Laurens County Extension office has resumed normal operations.

We encourage you to wear a mask and practice social distancing while visiting the Extension office.

 

The University of Georgia Extension Laurens County is a Federal-State-County-Local partnership.  We deliver lifelong learning across the county through science-based programs in agriculture and the environment, family well-being, and 4-H youth development. For more than a century, we've provided research and education through a network of committed specialists, agents and volunteers to help Georgians learn, grow and do more.

Contact

uge3175@uga.edu

478-272-2277

1511A Telfair Street, Dublin, Georgia  31021

Hours

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. to Noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed for Lunch (Noon to 1 p.m.)


Upcoming Events
  • Jul 25 - Aug 8 Statewide 4-H Pre-Planning 4-H events planning
    • Athens, GA
  • Jul 28 - Aug 2 Southern Regional Horse Championship https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/horse-programs/state-horse-show-and-educational-contest/
    • Perry, GA
  • Jul 30 Preserving Foods Safely Join us for a food preservation session on how to preserve food for you and your family. Participants will receive UGA food preservation publications, recipes and researched-based food safety information for home canning, freezing and drying foods.
    • Garden City, GA
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Extension Publications
  • Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987) This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
  • Vegetable Garden Calendar (C 943) The recommendations in this circular are based on long-term average dates of the last killing frost in the spring and first killing frost in the fall. Every year does not conform to the "average," so you should use your own judgment about advancing or delaying the time for each job, depending on weather conditions.
  • Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016) Homeowners sometimes experience unpleasant odors in their household water. In many cases, the exact cause of the odor is difficult to determine by water testing; however, this publication provides a few general recommendations for treating some common causes of household water odors.
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