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Due to the effects of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), beginning Thursday, March 19, 2020, the Laurens County Extension Office will be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC.

We will continue to work and are available by email or phone 478-272-2277.

We are still processing soil samples and taking camp payments, etc. during working hours. Just come to our porch and you will see instructions. We have a box for you to leave them.

All local and state “in-person” events and meetings are cancelled until further notice We will update as information becomes available.

 


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.)


Laurens County Extension
Upcoming Events
  • Mar 27 - Mar 29 (Postponed) State 4-H Hippology Contest The primary objective of the Hippology Contest is to provide in a friendly but competitive setting, an opportunity for youth enrolled in 4-H to demonstrate the breadth of their knowledge and understanding of equine science and management, and in particular the practical application of this knowledge and skill. This activity will provide the 4-H horse project members the opportunity to utilize knowledge and skills developed from other project activities such as Quiz Bowl, horse judging, speaking and demonstrations, and general horse program. https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/judging-teams/hippology/ Athens, GA
  • Mar 28 - Mar 29 (Postponed) State 4-H Horse Judging Contest Contestants judge eight classes, four conformation and four performance classes. In addition, they give 2-4 sets of reasons to justify their placings and explain their decisions. 4-H’ers not only learn the basics of judging and placing horses, they also learn the valuable life skills of decision making, critical thinking, organization, teamwork, competition, public speaking, and self confidence. https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/judging-teams/horse/ Athens, GA
  • Mar 28 - Mar 29 (Postponed) State 22 Silhouette Match State 22 Silhouette Match Eatonton, GA
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Extension Publications
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Conversion Tables, Formulas and Suggested Guidelines for Horticultural Use (B 931) Pesticide and fertilizer recommendations are often made on a pounds per acre and tons per acre basis. While these may be applicable to field production of many crops, orchardists, nurserymen and greenhouse operators often must convert these recommendations to smaller areas, such as row feet, square feet, or even per tree or per pot. Thus pints, cups, ounces, tablespoons and teaspoons are the common units of measure. The conversion is frequently complicated by metric units of measure. This publication is designed to aid growers in making these calculations and conversions, and also provides other data useful in the management, planning and operation of horticultural enterprises.
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