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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. 

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

Phone: 229-333-5185

2024 Peach Season
2024 Peach Season With no freezing temperatures in the forecast and hope for strong pricing during the upcoming season, peach growers are looking forward to a much-needed rebound this year. By Emily Cabrera | Published: 4/10/2024
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$4 for 4-H Georgia 4-H's online giving day was launched in 2019 to provide life-changing youth development experiences. By Josie Smith | Published: 4/3/2024
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Upcoming Events

Apr 15 - Apr 16 Georgia 4-H Area Poultry Judging Contest - Tifton Tifton, GA - (48.0 miles) 4-H event
Apr 15 - Apr 16 Georgia 4-H Area Poultry Judging Contest - Tifton Tifton, GA - (52.0 miles) 4-H Event