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UGA Extension has provided online educational programming, consultations and essential lab services during the COVID-19 pandemic while observing safe health practices for employees and the public. We offer resources for adults and 4-H youth on health, food, finances, parenting, agriculture and more. For the latest status on programs, contact your local Extension office or visit the events calendar.

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Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

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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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Killer Tree
Killer Tree When oxidized, a chemical in black walnut trees can be toxic to plants, animals and people. By Kim D. Coder | Published: 10/12/2021
4-H Forestry
4-H Forestry The Georgia 4-H Forestry program teaches youth to identify up to 70 Georgia tree species, as well as common pests and diseases that impact those trees. By Craven F Hudson | Published: 10/8/2021
CAES Outreach
CAES Outreach CAES delegates from each of its three mission areas — research, instruction and Extension — will represent the college at the Georgia National Fair and the Sunbelt Ag Expo this month. By Claire Sanders | Published: 10/7/2021
Lab Manager, Insect Photographer
Lab Manager, Insect Photographer Jena Johnson sees the beauty in the study of insects. By Krista Richmond | Published: 10/6/2021
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Upcoming Events
Nov 1 - Nov 2 Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging Area Contest Tifton, GA - (52.0 miles) 4-H Event
Nov 13 - Nov 14 Cloverleaf DPA - SW Tifton, GA - (52.0 miles) 4-H Project Achievement
Nov 16 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!
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 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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