UGA Extension Office


Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8 AM - 12 PM and 1 PM - 5 PM. Office is closed daily 12 PM - 1 PM for lunch.
Office: 229-333-5185

Lowndes County 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.

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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Pod People
Pod People In honor of International Podcast Day on Sept. 30, we are highlighting a few shows out of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and UGA Cooperative Extension. By Jordan Powers | Published: 9/26/2023
Restoring the Earth
Restoring the Earth Regenerative agriculture, a movement both burgeoning and broad, is underpinned by the public’s growing awareness of how land stewardship and agricultural production contribute to the fate of our planet. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 9/21/2023
Plants, Pollinators and You
Plants, Pollinators and You Because they are not learning in a traditional classroom or even through traditional methods, students in Kris Braman and Bodie Pennisi’s service-learning course are required to step into their communities to put their learning into practice. By Claire Sanders | Published: 9/14/2023
Dalan at Delta
Dalan at Delta Dalan Animal Health headquarters moved to the Delta Innovation Hub, where the company teamed with researchers in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) and the College of Veterinary Medicine to further advance the world’s first vaccine for honeybees. By Brandon Ward | Published: 9/12/2023
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Upcoming Events
Sep 28 Quick Breads Albany, GA - (74.0 miles) Come learn bread-making skills and make a Pumpkin Loaf. Thursday, Sept. 28 6:00pm - 8:00pm, pre-register by Wed., Sept. 27. In the Candy Room at 125 Pine Avenue in Downtown Albany. Materials Fee is $10.00.
Nov 7 - Nov 8 Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging Area Contest Tifton, GA - (52.0 miles) 4-H Event
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