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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

While our physical office is currently closed, we are still open for business by phone, text, FaceTime and Social Media. Please call our office at 229-868-6489 to determine how we can best meet your needs. We are posting articles that may be helpful during this time on our Facebook page, Telfair County Cooperative Extension

Governor Brian P. Kemp and the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center(SBDC) provided an overview of the funding allocated by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act on April 2nd. This critical funding will help small businesses keep workers employed during the current COVID-19 pandemic.  For additional information, please visit Georgia SBDC

To find out more about Telfair County and the current response to COVID-19, please visit the following sites for the latest public notices:


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Upcoming Events
Aug 4 - Aug 5 Manager ServSafe Training Americus, GA - (86.0 miles) 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
Aug 19 - Aug 20 Southwest District 4-H Update Tifton, GA - (55.0 miles) Staff Training
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Extension News
Virtual Livestock Educational Resources
Virtual Livestock Educational Resources Georgia 4-H offers virtual livestock educational resources and contests By Cristina Luisa deRevere | Published: 6/5/2020
Online School Garden Workshop
Online School Garden Workshop Four one-hour presentations will cover topics By Josh Paine | Published: 6/4/2020
Distinguished Professorship
Distinguished Professorship Poultry immunologist Rami Dalloul will perform research targeting costly pathogens and diseases that are critical to the Georgia poultry sector. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 6/4/2020
Escalante honored by AAEA
Escalante honored by AAEA New award from Agricultural and Applied Economics Association recognizes consistent, outstanding efforts in fostering junior, female and/or minority colleagues. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 6/4/2020