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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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Check out our program Extension R.E.A.D.S promoting literacy in Stewart County and across the state! Several of our Stewart County 4-H'ers are featured as well. 

https://site.extension.uga.edu/extensionreads/ 

Extension READS, Reaching and Empowering All Developing Scholars


Healthier Together Grant

Healthier Together is a High Obesity Prevention program funded by the CDC and implemented by the University of Georgia (UGA) Extension. The goals of the program are to increase community access to healthy foods and physical activities in our 5 target counties:

  • Calhoun County
  • Clay County
  • Dooly County
  • Stewart County
  • Taliaferro County

UGA Extension, the College of Public Health, the College of Environment + Design, and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences are working with the CDC and strong community coalitions to make our counties a healthier place to live, work, and play. 

For more information: https://site.extension.uga.edu/healthiertogether/ 

Healthier Together Stewart 2022 infographic detailing impacts and goals of the Healthier Together Stewart Coalition


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2024 Farm Stress Summit
2024 Farm Stress Summit UGA Extension will convene with producers, providers and supporting organizations in Jasper, Georgia, on March 20. By Jordan Powers | Published: 2/26/2024
Multilingual Extension Programs
Multilingual Extension Programs The Gwinnett County Extension office received a $250,000 budget increase from the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners to increase staffing and expand community educational outreach and engagement to underrepresented groups around the county. By Sameeka Prabath Rajamani | Published: 2/21/2024
Farm Again
Farm Again The University of Georgia is working to assist Georgia veterans with service-based disabilities through its dynamic farming program, Farm Again. By Carlisa Johnson | Published: 2/13/2024
Floral Design and Management
Floral Design and Management As students filter into Julie Campbell’s Tuesday morning lab, they are greeted by bins of sharp tools lining cold, stainless steel tables — it’s dissection day, but not the kind you may expect. By Jordan Powers | Published: 2/8/2024
Economics of Pollination
Economics of Pollination Sharon Kane and Becky Griffin have put together a powerful map displaying the economic importance of pollination across Georgia. By Sameeka Prabath Rajamani | Published: 2/7/2024
Stroke Treatment
Stroke Treatment The first-of-its-kind cell therapy targets brain inflammation caused by stroke. By Leigh Hataway | Published: 1/31/2024
Upcoming Events
Mar 1 Green-Up Perry, GA - (74.0 miles) A Landscaper's Update for Central GA. Hosted by Bibb and Houston Counties.
Mar 4 GrassMasters Perry, GA - (74.0 miles) GrassMasters is a 7-session series focusing on forage production in Georgia. Topics include Introduction to Forages, Grazing Management, Hay Production, Forage Quality, Fertilization, Pest Management, Rainfall Simulation and using Precision Ag in Forages. The training will be held every Monday and Thursday in March with the exception of March 14th.
Mar 11 GrassMasters Perry, GA - (74.0 miles) GrassMasters is a 7-session series focusing on forage production in Georgia. Topics include Introduction to Forages, Grazing Management, Hay Production, Forage Quality, Fertilization, Pest Management, Rainfall Simulation and using Precision Ag in Forages. The training will be held every Monday and Thursday in March with the exception of March 14th.
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