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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

We are  open for business by appointment and by phone, text, FaceTime or 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
Sep 28 - Sep 29 Manager ServSafe Training Americus, GA - (86.0 miles) 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.
Nov 9 - Nov 10 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
Mar 25 - Mar 26 Step Up and Lead Tifton, GA - (51.0 miles) 4-H Event
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Extension News
Nematode Research
Nematode Research Controlling root-knot nematodes, difficult with traditional methods, is compounded for organic producers. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 9/24/2020
4-H Tech Changemakers
4-H Tech Changemakers Murray County 4-H youth initiate digital literacy initiative within the community. By Sean Montgomery | Published: 9/24/2020
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