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UGA Extension agents, staff and trained volunteers keep local communities informed through county Extension offices. We offer reliable information and programs in the areas of agriculture, food, families, the environment, and 4-H youth development. Let us help you learn, grow, and do more!
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Family & Consumer Sciences

Washington County Family & Consumer Sciences

Food Safety & Preservation

For more information about food safety, canning and home food preservation, visit the following sites:

Food Safety

National Center for Home Food Preservation


Chronic Disease Management & Prevention

Living with Diabetes

Seven Ways to Control Your High Blood Pressure

Extension News
Handwashing Tips link Teaching students proper handwashing technique is crucial for school year health. By Clint Thompson | Published: 7/2/2019
Farm to School link Small school systems can have a big impact when the community comes together to fuel farm to school. By Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon | Published: 7/2/2019
Grill Safety link Poor food safety can sink a Fourth of July cookout faster than a summer thunderstorm. By Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Judy Harrison | Published: 6/21/2018
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