Due to public health concerns and following guidance from county government, our office is closed to the public.
Our hours of operation will remain the same and we will be available for education and testing services.
Please call the office for assistance or more information. 912-568-7138.
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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May 24 Ocmulgee Region 4-H Horse Club The FIRST multi-county 4-H Horse Club in Georgia! Membership is open to youth in 4th-12th grade. Membership dues are $50 and includes club t-shirt, meeting supplies, educational materials, and snacks. The deadline to pay dues is August 20, 2021. Meetings will be 6:45 PM to 8:30 PM. Any change in date/time will be communicated at least 24 hours before the scheduled meeting. Members are not required to own/lease a horse. Meetings may have a mounted activity where members can bring their own pony/horse/mule to ride. These meetings are designated with a horse shoe on the flyer. All ponies/horses/mules must have a negative Coggins. ASTM approved helmets are required for any mounted activity. Marigold Stables - Monroe County 75 Higgins Mill Rd, Forsyth, GA 31029 Equine Behavior Natural Horsemanship Obstacle Challenge
- Forsyth, GA - (90.0 Miles)
Nov 1 - Nov 2 Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging Area Contest 4-H Event
- Tifton, GA - (63.0 Miles)
Feb 3 - Feb 6 SE District Jr/Sr Project Achievement 4-H Event
- Eatonton, GA - (89.0 Miles)
Revolutionizing seaweed When you hear the word agriculture, seaweed might not be the first thing that comes to mind.
Integrative Precision Agriculture Institute Unit will catalyze interdisciplinary research and connect researchers and students with industry partners.
Lettuce Microbiome By studying the interactions between EcO157 and the lettuce microbiome — the entire community of microorganisms like bacteria that live on the surface of lettuce — researchers hope to better understand how the microbiome may affect the pathogen’s fate during produce processing.