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The University of Georgia Peach County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.  

Peach County faculty and trained support staff provide educational programs as well as a number of Ag testings  services to the citizens of Peach County.   Our Ag Agent provides unbiased, research-based info that helps clients make critical decisions.  Extension recommendations focus on maximizing production and profit, while minimizing environmental impacts.


Office Hours

Monday - Friday  8:00AM-12:00PM & 1:00PM -5:00PM
Closed for Lunch 12:00PM-1:00PM
 

What Extension Can Do for You

  • Soil Sampling
  • Water Testing
  • Plant Tissue Diagnosis
  • Homeowner Horticulture Classes
  • Site visits to homes and farms
  • Plant and Insect identification
  • Publications on a variety of topics
  • Activities for 4-H and Youth Development such as Summer Camp, Project Achievement and Project S.A.F.E. (shotgun )
  • Canning and Preserving Information
  • Healthy Eating Education
  • Child Care Training
  • Pressure Cooker Testing

To learn more about any of these services, please call 478-825-6466


Upcoming Events

  • Apr 17 - Apr 18 Georgia 4-H Area Poultry Judging Contest - Henry 4-H Event
    • McDonough, GA - (63.0 Miles)
  • Apr 17 - Apr 18 Leadership In Action Interviews 4-H virtual event
    • Athens, GA - (100.0 Miles)
  • Apr 17 The Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School The Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School emphasizing the importance of healthy food preparation in the control of diabetes will be offered by the Monroe County Office of the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension. Right Bite will begin April 17 (10:30 AM to 12:30 PM) at the Monroe County Extension Office. Classes will meet 8 times throughout 2024 (1/24, 2/21, 4/17, 5/15, 7/17, 8/21, 10/23, and 11/20). Registration will be on a class-to-class basis. We recommend you attend a minimum of 3 classes throughout the year. Classes will be led by Amanda Harner. Each session will feature a brief presentation on some aspect of nutrition management of diabetes along with the demonstration and sampling of lower calorie, controlled carbohydrate recipes. Each class will cost $12 per participant. This will cover the cost of groceries which the instructor will purchase before class. *Separate registration for each class. *For more information call the Monroe County Extension Office at 478-994-7014.
    • Forsyth, GA - (31.0 Miles)
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