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UGA Extension has provided online educational programming, consultations and essential lab services during the COVID-19 pandemic while observing safe health practices for employees and the public. We offer resources for adults and 4-H youth on health, food, finances, parenting, agriculture and more. For the latest status on programs, contact your local Extension office or visit the events calendar.

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Due to COVID-19, the schedule for the census self-response has been extended to October 31. Complete it today by mail, telephone or online.

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Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Welcome!

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.

If you don't find what you're looking for here on our website and want to know more, please contact us.

 

 


  • Taylor County Office Building
    Taylor County Office Building
  • Peaches in a Tree
    Peaches in a Tree
  • 4-H Grows Here
    4-H Grows Here
  • Can Tomatoes
    Can Tomatoes
  • Wheat Field
    Wheat Field
Upcoming Events
  • Sep 1 - Oct 31 Fall Fruit Plant Fundraiser Pike County Extension is hosting a second annual Fall Fruit Plant Fundraiser to support agriculture and natural resources programming in Pike County. All orders must be received by October 30, 2020 and picked up at the Pike County Extension office on November 10, 2020 between 4:00-6:00 pm. Plants for sale include: blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, muscadines, figs, plums, and Japanese persimmons. For pricing and cultivar selections please contact the Pike County Extension office at 770.567.2010 or email brooklyne.wassel@uga.edu
    • Zebulon, GA - (35.0 Miles)
  • Sep 28 - Sep 29 Manager ServSafe Training Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice 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.
    • Americus, GA - (37.0 Miles)
  • Nov 9 - Nov 10 Manager ServSafe Training 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
    • Americus, GA - (37.0 Miles)
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Extension News
  • 4-H State Forestry Field Day 4-H State Forestry Field Day Participants test their science-based knowledge, critical thinking skills and skills with specialized forestry tools. By Austin Clark | Published: 9/22/2020
  • Fruit Pest Research Fruit Pest Research Spotted wing drosophila is a keystone pest of U.S. fruit crops. By Emily Cabrera | Published: 9/22/2020
  • ShowCAES ShowCAES Admissions officers will guide high school and college students through the majors and careers available through CAES. By Josh Paine | Published: 9/21/2020
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