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The Wheeler County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education. We are dedicated to helping people in our community find answers to questions related to the following areas:

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Upcoming Events
  • May 20 Keeping that Weight Off: Walk-A-Weigh Series Lesson 12 Learn how to change your eating and physical activity habits to lose weight and control or reduce risk for chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Each session includes a short presentation, a taste test of a low calorie recipe and time to exercise. Waynesboro, GA - (82.0 Miles)
  • May 20 Lunch & Learn: Water Testing/Checking Your Well Join Monroe County Extension in a monthly Lunch & Learn for informative programs and a delicious lunch! Does your main water source come from a well? When was the last time you tested your well water? Did you know that you could have you well water and other water tests conducted through the Monroe County Extension Office? This month's Lunch & Learn will focus on water testing, results, and well head maintenance. Forsyth, GA - (90.0 Miles)
  • May 21 Car Seat Safety Class Telfair County Extension/4-H offers free, communitywide car seat safety classes, to equip parents and other family members with the knowledge they need to keep their children as safe as possible while traveling in a vehicle. We do have a limited number of car seats available for qualified applicants. Applications for car seats must be completed prior to taking the class. If you are interested in attending a class, please call the office at (229) 868-6489. McRae-Helena, GA - (10.0 Miles)
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Extension News
  • Pennisi Awarded link UGA Griffin faculty member selected for public service fellowship. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 5/16/2019
  • Zoysia Shortage link Strong sales of Georgia-grown sod have some growers running low on supply. By Clint Waltz | Published: 5/16/2019
  • Organic Weed Control link Mulches and cultivation are effective tools for weed control in organic cropping systems. By Clint Thompson | Published: 5/13/2019
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