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Get educated about Coronavirus (COVID-19): The CDC and USDA offer the latest guidelines for preventing the spread of the virus and answers to many questions. UGA provides information about health, travel, emergency preparedness and campus operations through their website. UGA Extension offers resources on sanitizing your home, hand washing, emergency food supplies, and keeping farm operations running.

Due to the effects of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, the Treutlen County Extension Office will be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC.

We will continue to work and are available for your Agriculture, Family & Consumer Sciences, or 4-H needs.  We are still processing soil samples as long as the lab in Athens remains open. Bring your soil sample to the office and call or knock and an Extension Staff member will help you. All local, in-person 4-H activities are canceled until further notice. District and State events are being evaluated. 4-H Summer Camp is still planned. We will continue to be here and serve Treutlen County residents and will update you with more information as it becomes available.

Please Call 912-529-3766.


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UGA Extension Treutlen County offers educational programs in the areas horticulture and agriculture and leadership and citizenship for youth.

 


UGA Publications

Searching for the right spot to put your pecan tree? How about a lawn question? Type in your search and the publications from UGA will assist you. If you have more questions you can always call our office.

Follow this link:

http://extension.uga.edu/publications.html


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Extension News
  • Healthy Homes Healthy Homes From which disinfectants to use to how to properly wash your hands, UGA scientists cover the bases on COVID-19 concerns. By Govindaraj Dev Kumar, Laurel L Dunn | Published: 3/26/2020
  • Takeout Safer Takeout Safer Foodborne exposure to virus is not a route of transmission, FDA says. By Cal Powell | Published: 3/26/2020
  • Cotton Market Cotton Market Producers urged to pay close attention to the market, strategize on cost-cutting and improving productivity. By Yangxuan Liu | Published: 3/24/2020
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Upcoming Events
  • Mar 28 - Apr 3 Postponed - National 4-H Conference National 4‑H Conference is the pinnacle experience in 4‑H Civic Engagement, providing the opportunity for young people to connect, learn, engage, lead and impact their communities, their nation and their world. Land Grant University 4‑H Departments send delegations of 4‑H youth between ages 15 and 19 to participate in the National 4‑H Conference. At the conference, delegates prepare and present briefings on important societal topics to federal officials in Washington, D.C. 4‑H youth also have the opportunity to engage in personal development experiences that increase their knowledge, resources, and skills while discussing topics affecting youth and 4‑H programming nationwide. Delegates not only learn while at the conference: they are empowered to create positive social change in their communities and have the opportunity to practice and apply their skills in a real-world setting. https://4-h.org/parents/national-4-h-conference/ Chevy Chase, GA - (550.0 Miles)
  • Apr 2 Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Class Series The Master Gardener Extension program is designed to train volunteers so that they become highly skilled in the area of horticulture. The individual agrees to volunteer 50 hours within a year following the completion of training. The cost of the program is $140.00 which includes a textbook, a name badge, one-year membership in the GMGA and all other class materials. Classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00am to 12:00pm beginning April 2 and concluding on June 16, 2020, at the Dougherty County Extension Office at 125 Pine Ave., Suite 100 in Albany. Please contact our office to get an application and return it to the address at the top of the application no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 12, 2020. For more information or questions regarding the upcoming MGEV Program in Dougherty County, please contact James Morgan at (229) 436-7216 Albany, GA - (550.0 Miles)
  • Apr 3 - Apr 4 (Postponed) State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/judging-teams/dairy/ Athens, GA - (117.0 Miles)
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