The Lee County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education.
We can help you with services in the following areas:
- Agriculture and Natural Resources
- 4-H Youth Development -- See update about summer camps
- Family and Consumer Sciences
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Precision Ag Specialist Simerjeet "Simer" Virk is now an assistant professor and precision agriculture Extension specialist at UGA-Tifton.
No insect apocalypse Long-term ecological site study shows no net insect changes
COVID-19 Cell Immunity First study to show taste bud cell immunity from contact with virus particle.
Aug 19 - Aug 20 Southwest District 4-H Update Staff Training Tifton, GA - (38.0 Miles)
Sep 8 - Sep 9 Southwest Forestry Field Day 4-H Event Albany, GA - (11.0 Miles)
Sep 28 - Sep 29 Manager ServSafe Training 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. Americus, GA - (24.0 Miles)
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.