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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
  • Nov 22 Child Passenger Safety This class provides instruction on the importance and proper use of car seats and safety belts for children when riding in vehicles. The class is open to all parents regardless of financial status or residency. However, qualified participants (Burke County resident who is WIC, PeachCare, or Medicaid eligible) will receive a free car seat or booster seat that meets the needs of their child. Please note that there is a two seat per family limit. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Waynesboro, GA - (82.0 Miles)
  • Nov 25 Lunch & Learn: Financial Management for the New Year Join Monroe County Extension in a monthly Lunch & Learn for informative programs and a delicious lunch! Did 2019 go by way to fast without you seeing any dent in your finances? Are worried about the holidays setting you financially back even farther? Set up to be successful in 2020 by leaning financial management strategies to make the most out of the new year! Forsyth, GA - (90.0 Miles)
  • Dec 23 Lunch & Learn: Preparing for Your Child to go to College/FAFSA Help Join Monroe County Extension in a monthly Lunch & Learn for informative programs and a delicious lunch! Learn strategies to help prepare you and your child to go to college and learn how to navigate the tricky Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA┬«) Forsyth, GA - (90.0 Miles)
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Extension News
  • Smart Irrigation App Smart Irrigation App link Pecan producers could increase yields by using a smart irrigation app to save water. By Clint Thompson | Published: 11/13/2019
  • Wildlife Contest Wildlife Contest link Students learn critical thinking skills, science, life skills through wildlife program. By Cristina deRevere | Published: 11/1/2019
  • Talbot Team Talbot Team link Nutrition educator and 4-H leader join UGA Extension team in Talbot County. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 11/8/2019
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