UGA Extension Office

Home

Programs and Services

The Lowndes County Extension Office offers a variety of services including soil and water testing. We provide educational programs, information, and assistance to citizens of Lowndes County through telephone consultations, farmer/homeowner site visits, news articles, and collaboration with other agencies. Learn more about Agriculture & Natural Resources programs.

Lowndes County 4-H

Our 4-H program keeps students from 5th -12th grade active with a variety of community service activities and learning opportunities. Check out our 4-H Youth Development page for more information. 

Need help or want to know more?

Contact Us


Office Hours
Monday through Friday, 8am-12pm and 1pm-5pm.
Closed daily 12pm-1pm.

Phone: 229-333-5185

Pearl Millet for Pollinators
Pearl Millet for Pollinators A new study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service and University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has found that pearl millet, an annual grass suited for conditions in the Southeast U.S., is a good food source for some pollinators. By Jessica Ryan | Published: 6/20/2024
Ross Memorial Distinguished Professor
Ross Memorial Distinguished Professor Joseph McHugh has been named the Herbert H. and Jean A. Ross Memorial Distinguished Professor of Insect Systematics and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. By Jordan Powers | Published: 6/18/2024
Protecting the Georgia coast
Protecting the Georgia coast University of Georgia students clean up the Georgia marsh and get rid of invasive plants. By Shannah Montgomery | Published: 6/17/2024
Entomology Student Spotlight
Entomology Student Spotlight Dragonflies are recognizable thanks to their glimmering, delicate wings and their long bodies. But Emma Grace Crumbley wants people to know that’s not the full story. By Erica P. Techo | Published: 6/14/2024
24 7 tips for eating healthy, easy exercise and saving money at foodtalk.org

Free online learning

24/7 Tips to live a more active lifestyle, shop smarter, make healthier food choices, and cook delicious meals on a budget! Receive free kitchen and fitness items.

Get Healthier Fast


Upcoming Events

Sep 10 - Sep 11 Forestry Field Day, Southwest District Adel, GA - (26.0 miles) 4-H event
Nov 6 - Nov 7 Cotton Boll & Consumer Judging - Tifton Tifton, GA - (52.0 miles) Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging is a competitive judging contest where 4-H’ers learn about cotton as an agriculture commodity in our state as well as to promote cotton through commercials or advertisements. 4-H’ers gain skills in making rational decisions when purchasing goods and services while maximizing resources.