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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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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 25 Adopt-A-Stream Double Re-Certification Workshop This workshop is designed to recertify volunteers to conduct basic stream water chemical and bacterial monitoring. Certified volunteers for Adopt-A-Stream are asked to conduct assays: dissolved oxygen, conductivity, pH, temperature, and bacterial plating. Volunteers wishing to become recertified will be given a field test and written test to assess their ability to collect accurate and precise data.
    • Griffin, GA - (48.0 Miles)
  • Sep 28 Fire Ant Management in Pastures and Hayfields Learn all about fire ants in order to understand them and build an effective management plan for pastures and hayfields. This two hour workshop will include a traditional presentation as well as an on-farm demonstration of a fire ant bait spreader that may be rented from the extension office. CEU's: 2 Hrs Cat 21, 22, 24 | 1 Hr Private/ Cat 10
    • Concord, GA - (37.0 Miles)
  • Oct 11 ServSafe Manager Certification Training and Exam 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. Workshops are offered in multiple locations throughout the state; see each training's contact for details.
    • Sandersville, GA - (85.0 Miles)
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