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The Stewart County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education. Our staff is dedicated to improving the lives of residents of Stewart County through programming in three different program areas including 4-H, Ag and Natural Resources, and Family and Consumer Sciences.

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Extension News
Healthy Homes
Healthy Homes From which disinfectants to use to how to properly wash your hands, UGA scientists cover the bases on COVID-19 concerns. By Govindaraj Dev Kumar, Laurel L Dunn | Published: 3/26/2020
Takeout Safer
Takeout Safer Foodborne exposure to virus is not a route of transmission, FDA says. By Govindaraj Dev Kumar, Laurel L Dunn, Cal Powell | Published: 3/26/2020
Daily Lessons
Daily Lessons Lessons are being emailed to students daily from Georgia 4-H educators. By Govindaraj Dev Kumar, Laurel L Dunn, Cal Powell, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 3/24/2020
Home Workouts
Home Workouts UGA Extension specialist offers ideas to maintain health, well-being. By Govindaraj Dev Kumar, Laurel L Dunn, Cal Powell, Sharon Dowdy, Josh Paine | Published: 3/23/2020
Saving Water
Saving Water Extension water programs help reduce water usage on farms, in landscapes. By Govindaraj Dev Kumar, Laurel L Dunn, Cal Powell, Sharon Dowdy, Josh Paine, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 3/19/2020
Solar Workshop
Solar Workshop A new workshop will help Georgia landowners navigate solar energy options. By Govindaraj Dev Kumar, Laurel L Dunn, Cal Powell, Sharon Dowdy, Josh Paine, Sharon Dowdy, Chad Cain | Published: 3/3/2020
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Upcoming Events
Apr 3 - Apr 4 Cancelled-Spring Home & Garden Show Perry, GA - (74.0 miles) A fun family event featuring award winning products and services for the home and garden. Plants, yard accessories, pots, and more! Free educational activities for children.
Apr 17 - Apr 18 (Postponed) Area Poultry Judging-Tift County Tifton, GA - (87.0 miles) 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/
Jun 1 - Jun 2 Manager ServSafe Training Americus, GA - (35.0 miles) UGA Sumter 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 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, both days. $140.00
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