UGA Extension Toombs County offers educational programs in the areas of horticulture and agriculture, food safety and nutrition, and leadership and citizenship for youth.
UGA Extension operates through a unique partnership with Toombs 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.
Some of our most popular services include:
- Soil and Water Tests
- Research-Based Advice for Production Crops
- 4-H Summer Camps
- Health Programs like Walk Georgia
2020 Ag Forecast link Jeffrey Dorfman will serve as keynote speaker at the annual seminar series.
Muscadine Study link Muscadines handle nematode pressure better than grapes but they are not immune.
Nights and Lights link The eighth annual December Nights and Holiday Lights shines bright this winter.
Dec 14 - Dec 15 Land Judging Certified Coaches' Training Land Judging Certified Coaches' Training Eatonton, GA - (101.0 Miles)
Dec 14 - Dec 15 Fall Forum Fall Forum Eatonton, GA - (101.0 Miles)
Dec 14 Commercial Dairy Heifer Show Clinics Morgan County Extension will conduct two learning clinics for commercial dairy heifer program exhibitors emphasizing dairy heifer nutrition, health, and showmanship. Any Georgia 4-H or FFA member showing a commercial dairy heifer is welcome to attend with their animal(s). There is a $10.00 fee per exhibitor or animal if showing more than 1 heifer to cover supplies. The first clinic, Saturday, December 14, 2019, will cover basic halter breaking/showmanship, administer vaccines, deworm, weigh and dehorn (if needed) and body condition score heifers. The second clinic on more advanced skills to be held on Saturday, January 11, 2020. At this clinic participants will progress to more advance showmanship, trim feet and body condition score heifers again. Please note that heifers DO NOT have to be WELL halter broken to attend—-this is a learning experience! RSVP no later than Monday, December 9, 2019 for the first clinic and Monday, January 6, 2020 for the second clinic to assure adequate amounts of supplies. Madison, GA - (119.0 Miles)