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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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Due to COVID-19, the schedule for the census self-response has been extended to October 31. Complete it today by mail, telephone or online.

2020 Census Information

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Webster County is home to 2,800 people, making it the third smallest in Georgia. Agriculture is the top industry in the county, occupied 54,664 acres, and generated over $27 million in total farm gate value in 2014 through diverse row crops, forages, and livestock. The farmers in Webster County utilize cutting-edge technology such as grid soil sampling, sending off more soil samples in the past year than Webster County has population.

Webster County 4-H has a spot reserved for youth 9 – 19 years old. Through programs such as project achievement, in-school programming, and summer camp, Webster County 4-H’ers acquire knowledge, develop life skills, and form attitudes that will enable them to become self-directing, productive and contributing citizens.

Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

Some of our most popular services include:

Soil Testing and Preparation
Georgia 4-H Summer Camp
Lawn and Garden

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Upcoming Events
  • Oct 29 Oh No I'm Allergic This is a childcare training for childcare providers and staff to share best practices for tackling &adapting to food allergies for menu planning and meal preparation. This training will also share innovated and healthy ways to diversify childcare center menus. This will be a virtual training on October 29, 2020 from 6:15pm -8:15pm. The cost for this program will be $10.00. Pay method: PayPal. Me/Chathamcounty4 Mail Check to: 17 Minus Ave. Garden City GA 31408
    • Virtual Event
  • Nov 2 Adding Financial Power to Your Week-Virtual Series Session 1-Making a Plan: Life Insurance & Retirement with Joan Koonce, PhD This virtual series will be held via Zoom each Monday (except 11/23) in November at 2PM. Join in and learn ways to add financial power to your week.
    • Virtual Event
  • Nov 3 Parenting Education Week 5 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.
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Extension Publications
  • Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987) This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
  • Vegetable Garden Calendar (C 943) The recommendations in this circular are based on long-term average dates of the last killing frost in the spring and first killing frost in the fall. Every year does not conform to the "average," so you should use your own judgment about advancing or delaying the time for each job, depending on weather conditions.
  • Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016) Homeowners sometimes experience unpleasant odors in their household water. In many cases, the exact cause of the odor is difficult to determine by water testing; however, this publication provides a few general recommendations for treating some common causes of household water odors.
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