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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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UGA Extension Walker County

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Upcoming Events
  • Oct 20 Parenting Education Week 3 The Gateway Center and UGA Crisp County Extension are working together to bring you a parenting workshop! This class is perfect for foster parents or needed education hours for parents. Topics include: The Philosophy and Practices of Nurturing Parenting, Ages and Stages of Growth Infants and Toddlers, Ways to Enhance Positive Brain Development in Children & Teens, Communication, Building Self-Worth in Children, Understanding Feelings, Understanding and Developing Family Morals, Values, and Rules, Praising Children and their Behavior, Alternatives to Spanking, and Learning Positive Ways to deal with Stress and Anger. Register at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwocOGrqzwiHdK8Md5ur6qJQ4yOz5KC-3w6 to get the information.
    • Virtual Event
  • Oct 20 - Nov 3 Backyard Poultry Basics UGA Carroll County will be hosting a Backyard Poultry Basics webinar series focusing on breeds and breeding, flock nutrition, diseases and biosecurity, housing and predator management, egg production and poultry processing.
    • Virtual Event
  • Oct 21 - Oct 22 ServSafe 2-day Training University of Georgia Cooperative Extension/Henry County provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office.
    • McDonough, GA - (108.0 Miles)
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Testing Services

Basic Soil Test $8.00

Basic Water Test $22.00

Basic Forage Test $22.00

*prices current as of March 2019

*cash or check only


UGA Extension – Walker County

102 East Napier St.

LaFayette, GA  30728

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 12 p.m.; 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone:  706-638-2548

E-mail:  walker.extension@uga.edu

 

 


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