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
- Shipping: 300 Bulldog Road, Suite B Lyons, GA 30436
- Mailing: 300 Bulldog Road, Suite B Lyons, GA 30436
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: 912-526-3101
Hospitality and tourism In 2021, the hospitality and tourism industry thrived. Nearly 200 million visitors to Georgia produced $34.4 billion in direct visitor spending.
Class of 2023 The UGA Griffin campus held graduation ceremonies for 21 graduate and undergraduate students on May 10.
Reducing Food Waste Consumers hold high standards for fresh food, which farmers aim to meet, but hot summer temperatures and long-haul deliveries can degrade quality even before produce makes it into stores and shipment rejection is a familiar reality in the horticultural industry.
Jun 6 - Jun 8 In-Person Better Process Control School The Better Process Control School offers instruction which fulfills the FDA and USDA Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) requirements to certify supervisors of acidification, thermal processing, and container closure evaluation operations during the canning of low-acid or acidified foods. When: June 6th-8th, 2023 (8am - 5pm) Where: 240 Food Science Bldg. | 100 Cedar Street | Athens, GA 30602 Cost: $600 Registration Closes on 5/30 at 4:00 pm.
- Athens, GA - (138.0 Miles)
Jun 8 Kiss the Cook - Virtual Cooking Class for Couples Join Cobb, Fulton, Monroe, and Rockdale County Extension for a virtual cooking class via Zoom! This cooking class is open to couples who are 18 and older. Each cooking class session will feature two to three cook-a-long recipes that can easily be made at home. This class also features an introduction to nutrition and chronic disease prevention and management. After registration, you will receive a cookbook in the mail with all the recipes for this session of Kiss the Cook. In addition, before each class, you will receive the recipes via email. On the morning of the class, you'll receive the Zoom link.
- Virtual Event
Jun 14 Vegetable Garden Lunch & Learn Are you wanted to start a garden for the first time or maybe you want to revamp your the garden you've had for years? Join us the 2nd Wednesday from 12:00-1:00 p.m. each month from February to October to learn how to make the most out of your garden throughout the year. Join us in-person or online! If you're joining us in-person, make sure to bring your lunch to enjoy while learning.
- Virtual Event
- Thomson, GA - (93.0 Miles)