UGA Extension Office



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

Taylor County faculty and trained support staff provide educational programs as well as a number of ag testings  services to the citizens of Taylor 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.  Our 4-H Program Assistant creates and organizes youth educational programs including competitive events which will assist young people to develop citizenship, leadership, responsibility and life skills through experiential learning. We also provide information to help citizens live healthier lives through home food preservation, and assistance with diets for seniors and diabetics.  

UGA Extension operates through a unique partnership with Taylor County, the University of Georgia, the State of Georgia and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  Backed up by specialists and a network of resources, Extension Agents have been on the job in Georgia since 1914.

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Taylor County Office Building
Peaches in a Tree
4-H Grows Here
Can Tomatoes
Wheat Field
Upcoming Events
  • Jun 7 1st Annual ANR Brisket Fundraiser Upson/Lamar Counties This event is helping to raise funds for our upcoming Garden and Livestock Clubs here in Upson and Lamar counties along with helping fund our ANR program. Plates are $10 each. Both Upson and Lamar Offices are selling pre-sale tickets until May 31, 2019. Call our office for more details (706)647-8989 Thomaston, GA - (20.0 Miles)
  • Jun 17 Lunch & Learn: Pest Management for Home Gardens Join Monroe County Extension in a monthly Lunch & Learn for informative programs and a delicious lunch! Learn management strategies for your home garden for a bountiful harvest! Both conventional and organic strategies will be covered. Forsyth, GA - (35.0 Miles)
  • Jul 16 Egg Candling Class Georgians who want to produce and offer for sale shell eggs shall comply with the Georgia Egg Law and obtain and egg candling certificate in order to be able to sell eggs to the consumer at places other than on their farm. Each egg candler, for eggs offered for sale, shall obtain a certification from the Department of Agriculture, after demonstrating to the satisfaction of the department his/her capability and qualifications as an egg candler. No prior studying is required to attend. Participants over the age of 18 must complete a notarized affidavit of lawful presence and submit one copy of ID. The class is $5 for snacks and supplies and has a one hour lunch break to eat in Roberta. Roberta, GA - (13.0 Miles)
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Extension News
  • Pennisi Awarded link UGA Griffin faculty member selected for public service fellowship. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 5/16/2019
  • Zoysia Shortage link Strong sales of Georgia-grown sod have some growers running low on supply. By Clint Waltz | Published: 5/16/2019
  • Organic Weed Control link Mulches and cultivation are effective tools for weed control in organic cropping systems. By Clint Thompson | Published: 5/13/2019
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