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The mission of Liberty County Agriculture & Natural Resources program is to teach people how to improve their use of plants, animals and the environment. We assist individuals in making critical decisions concerning their lives, their businesses, and their communities. We cultivate knowledge and identify emerging needs, provide unbiased, researched information; and facilitate partnerships to better serve the citizens of Liberty County.

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Wildfire Safety and Preparedness

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How to prepare for a tornado

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  • Fulton Fresh Mobile Market
    Fulton Fresh Mobile Market The Fulton Fresh Mobile Market is visiting six spots in Fulton County that fall within a “food desert,” as defined by USDA. An area is a food desert if it has at least 100 households that lack transportation and are more than half a mile from a supermarket; or has either 500 people or a third of the population more than 20 miles from a supermarket. By Jim Gaines | Published: 7/22/2024
  • Poison Ivy
    Poison Ivy Poison ivy is infamous for causing allergic reactions in up to 50 million Americans annually, according to the American Skin Association. By Mark Czarnota | Published: 7/18/2024
  • 40 Under 40
    40 Under 40 Honorees include a Georgia state senator, high-end textile designer and tech leaders. By Clarke Schwabe | Published: 7/17/2024
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UGA Extension Events:

  • Jul 23 - Jul 27 State 4-H Congress 4-H Event
    • Atlanta, GA - (214.0 Miles)
  • Jul 25 Fruits and Vegetables from Other Cultures Think beyond the tomato and pepper this year and try growing something NEW from a different culture! The horticultural world has so much to offer beyond our borders, and many of these vegetables and fruits can be enjoyed in your own home garden. From Loofa gourds to Thai ginger, you don’t need your passport as Lisa Klein takes you around the multicultural fruit & veggie world in 60 minutes.
    • Virtual Event
  • Jul 26 Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School emphasizing the importance of healthy food preparation in the control of diabetes will be offered by the Monroe County Office of the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension. Right Bite will begin on July 26 (6AM -8PM) on Zoom. Classes will meet 8 times throughout 2024 (1/26, 2/23, 4/26, 5/31, 6/28, 7/26, 8/30, & 10/25). Registration will be on a class-to-class basis. We recommend you attend a minimum of 3 classes throughout the year. Classes will be led by Amanda Harner. Each session will feature a brief presentation on some aspect of nutrition management of diabetes along with the demonstration and sampling of lower calorie, controlled carbohydrate recipes. Recipes will be emailed before class so you can purchase groceries for class. *Separate registration for each class. *For more information call the Monroe County Extension Office at 478-994-7014.
    • Virtual Event