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Lowndes County offers a variety of services including soil and water testing. Our 4-H program keeps students from 5th -12 grade active with a variety of community service activities and learning opportunities. Check out our Agriculture & Natural Resources page and 4-H Youth Development page for more information.  

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Annual Weather Review
Annual Weather Review Wet conditions in 2021 made fields difficult to enter and caused significant crop impacts. By Pam Knox | Published: 1/19/2022
National 4-H Winners
National 4-H Winners Ben Hill County 4-H team swept the competition, earning the national championship in the Consumer Decision Making Contest at the Western National Roundup in Denver, Colorado. By Josie Smith | Published: 1/17/2022
Tiny Bubbles
Tiny Bubbles UGA researchers are testing the benefits of irrigating turfgrass with nanobubble-infused water. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 1/13/2022
Rock Eagle Improvements
Rock Eagle Improvements Georgia 4-H, part of UGA Extension, will use this critical funding to make improvements to the largest 4-H facility in Georgia. By Josie Smith | Published: 1/12/2022
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Upcoming Events
Feb 6 Elevate Your Relationship - (86.0 miles) This four-week series has found to positively influence changes in couples' behavior and overall relationship quality. According to a former ELEVATE participant, the program experience "saved our marriage." Another participant said they "learned how to control my emotions and value my partner as well as myself. I'm going to use what I learned in this class to keep my relationship going and improving." Each 120-minute session will engage couples in fun activities to learn skills to manage stress better, strengthen their connection with each other, deal with differences in healthy ways, and elevate their relationships' quality. In addition to these skills, couples can also earn up to $350 in e-gift cards for attending the series. It "pays" to ELEVATE your relationship!
Mar 19 - Mar 20 Cloverleaf District Project Achievement - Southeast Alma, GA - (76.0 miles) 4-H Event
Mar 26 - Mar 27 Cloverleaf District Project Achievement - Northwest Douglasville, GA - (63.0 miles) 4-H Project Achievement
Apr 22 - Apr 23 Area Poultry Judging-Tift County Tifton, GA - (52.0 miles) https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/judging-teams/poultry/
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