In an abundance of caution due to the Coronavirus outbreak, our office is currently closed. All UGA Extension Screven County programs and events are cancelled through at least April 30, 2020. If you need to contact staff, please email us or call. We are monitoring this situation closely, and this schedule is subject to change.
We are still accepting soil, water, and plant samples. There is a place to put them with instructions; located right beside the front door of our office.
If you have any questions, please feel free to let us know.
Telephone: (912) 564-2064
In addition, UGA Extension has many valuable resources for assisting our community citizens during this time. Please visit https://extension.uga.edu/to…/timely-topics/emergencies.html .
This is uncharted territory for all of us; we appreciate your patience and understanding as we continue to provide Extension services to the citizens of Screven County.
About Screven County Extension
The University of Georgia Screven County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education. See more information about our services in:
- Agriculture, gardening, and the environment
- 4-H youth development programs
- Food, health, communities, and families
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Apr 7 - Apr 8 Hay & Baleage Short Course Weed control, sprayer calibration & cleanout, Inoculants and preservatives, matching forage to animal needs, forage testing, soil testing, compaction, & moisture testing, Ag technology, using a Lightbar, UAV demo and variable rate fertilizer. Speakers will be: Dr Lisa Baxter, Brooke Hampton, Wheeler County Agent; Jennifer Miller, Jeff Davis County Agent and Steven Powell, Treutlen County Agent Alamo, GA - (84.0 Miles)
Apr 14 *Postponed* Yes I Can! Home Food Preservation: Fermented Products Interested in making your own sauerkraut? This hands-on home food preservation workshop is for you! Waynesboro, GA - (31.0 Miles)
Apr 16 - Apr 17 (Postponed) Area Poultry Judging-Toombs County Poultry judging is an evaluation event in which students learn and understand standards used in poultry and egg production and marketing, and to apply the standards in a realistic decision-making situation. During the contest, participants judge both live specimens and market poultry, identify parts of birds already prepared for market, and evaluate eggs as to their quality and readiness for market. For at least one class, typically a live production class, participants are asked to justify their placing decisions through a set of oral reasons. https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/judging-teams/poultry/ Lyons, GA - (59.0 Miles)