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UGA Extension agents, staff and trained volunteers keep local communities informed through county Extension offices. We offer reliable information and programs in the areas of agriculture, food, families, the environment, and 4-H youth development. Let us help you learn, grow, and do more!
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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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Upcoming Events
  • Aug 26 Lunch & Learn: Pond & Fish Management Join Monroe County Extension in a monthly Lunch & Learn for informative programs and a delicious lunch! Learn management strategies for a healthy pond ecosystem. Forsyth, GA - (35.0 Miles)
  • Sep 3 Northeast Georgia Master Cattleman Program The Master Cattlemen's program delivers a practical, science-based production management curriculum to Georgia's beef producers. Morgan County and Jasper County Agricultural Agents of the University of Georgia will coordinate with industry experts to deliver classes on beef cattle topics such as nutrition, facilities, forages, economics, marketing, foreign animal diseases, agro-terrorism, general herd health, external parasites, reproduction, Beef Quality Assurance, sire selection, record keeping and Georgia Cattlemen's Association goals. Participants meet each Tuesday night for eight weeks beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. During the eight sessions, attendees learn and discuss current issues, meet industry experts, and network with area producers. This program is offered through the Morgan and Jasper County Extension offices this fall. Shady Dale, GA - (68.0 Miles)
  • Sep 10 Northeast Georgia Master Cattleman Program The Master Cattlemen's program delivers a practical, science-based production management curriculum to Georgia's beef producers. This is the second session of this eight week 2019 NE GA Master Cattleman Program. Scheduled to present: Dr. Dennis Hancock, UGA Forage Specialist. Topic: Forage Management. Participants meet each Tuesday night for eight weeks beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. During the eight sessions, attendees learn and discuss current issues, meet industry experts, and network with area producers. This program is offered through the Morgan and Jasper County Extension offices this fall. Shady Dale, GA - (68.0 Miles)
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Extension News
  • Peanut Rust link Peanut rust disease discovery in Tift County field raises concerns among UGA specialists. By Clint Thompson | Published: 8/22/2019
  • Island Apple Snails link Huge invasive snails have crossed over from Florida into Georgia. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 8/22/2019
  • Field Day link Annual field day will take place at two research farms on the UGA Tifton campus. By Clint Thompson | Published: 8/21/2019
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