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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

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

ATTENTION:

We are working remotely at this time, but we are able to assist you as needed. For 4-H or administrative issues, please contact Ashley Harman, 4-H Agent and County Extension Coordinator at 706-302-9097.  For agriculture-related issues, contact our Ag Agent, Ryan Brown at 615-574-8799. Texts or calls are acceptable. 

We have soil and water sample bags in a box outside of the door, with instructions posted. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us should you need our assistance. 


  • Meriwether County Covered Bridge
    Meriwether County Covered Bridge
  • The Little White House
    The Little White House
  • Doster Harper Doster Harper Now a junior at the University of Georgia, Harper was named president of the 2020-21 National FFA Officer Team. By Josh Paine | Published: 12/1/2020
  • 4-H annual awards 4-H annual awards Georgia 4-H Director Arch Smith presents annual honors during virtual awards ceremony. By Sean Montgomery | Published: 11/30/2020
  • Food Waste Food Waste Smaller households tend to waste more food, according to a study by UGA economists. By Josh Paine | Published: 11/25/2020
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Upcoming Events
  • Dec 1 - Dec 2 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam UGA Rockdale County Extension provides the Nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. The training is from 9am - 3:30pm, both days. $140.00
    • Conyers, GA - (55.0 Miles)
  • Dec 2 - Dec 3 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. Event Website: http://extension.uga.edu/calendar/?containstext=servsafe
    • Moultrie, GA - (147.0 Miles)
  • Dec 3 Happy Holidays @ Home Virtual Series Smart Holiday Spending & Saving This virtual series will be held via Zoom each Thursday (except 11/26) in November at 11:30am. Join and learn ways you can make this 2020 Holiday Season happy and healthy at home.
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Meriwether County Extension Office

Our mission is to extend life long learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

The Meriwether County Extension office offers residents many Agricultural Services including but not limited to soil and water analysis along with in person consultations with our Ag Agent, educational publications and information on a wide array of homeowner, farmer and consumer topics. Free publications are available at our office or online. Through Meriwether County Extension we also have the 4-H youth development program in which students ages 9-19 can participate in numerous 4-H activities. Our 4-H Agent provides in school club meetings monthly.

Meriwether County is located in West Central Georgia. The county seat is in Greenville, Ga. The county is rich in history and culture offering many places to visit. The county offers many areas suitable for business activities. Meriwether County is home to the Little White House, National Fish Hatchery, and many other tourist and historical attractions.

Office Hours         

Our office is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. We are located at 1250 Terrell, Street, Greenville, GA 3022. Come by and visit us today.

Our office observes the UGA Holiday schedule.


Meriwether County Georgia Official Government Website

Visit Meriwether County's website to find out what's going on in your community.


Extension Publications
  • Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987) This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
  • Vegetable Garden Calendar (C 943) The recommendations in this circular are based on long-term average dates of the last killing frost in the spring and first killing frost in the fall. Every year does not conform to the "average," so you should use your own judgment about advancing or delaying the time for each job, depending on weather conditions.
  • Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016) Homeowners sometimes experience unpleasant odors in their household water. In many cases, the exact cause of the odor is difficult to determine by water testing; however, this publication provides a few general recommendations for treating some common causes of household water odors.
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