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The mission of Worth County Extension is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families. Housed on the edge of Historic Downtown Sylvester, our office is easily accessible for people of all ages to visit. The front door is facing Hwy 82 and Jeffords Park, with parking along the edge of the building on N Westberry Street. On our website, you will find Agricultural & Natural Resource information, what is going on with our 4-H programming, and Family & Consumer Sciences information. 


Upcoming Events

  • Jul 18 ServSafe Manager Certification Training and Exam - Thomas County Join us on Thursday July 18th for a one-day ServSafe Manager Certification course and Exam. The Food Safety Manager Certification lasts for 5 years. The Training will be held at the Thomas County Extension Office. Register by Friday July 5th to receive the course materials.
    • Thomasville, GA - (51.0 Miles)
  • Jul 20 - Jul 21 4-H Day at the Atlanta Braves 4-H Event
    • Atlanta, GA - (167.0 Miles)
  • Jul 22 ServSafe Manager One-Day Training The ServSafe Food Safety Training Program leads the way in providing current and comprehensive educational materials to the food service industry. The ServSafe for Managers class and Exam is recognized by more federal, state, and local jurisdictions than any other food safety certification and in Georgia, food safety certification is required by law. The University of Georgia Extension in Gwinnett is pleased to offer the SERV Safe for Managers Certification Class and Exam. Class, Book, and Test $150 Retest - $70 Contact: Ines Beltran at inesb@uga.edu or at 678-477-4014
    • Lawrenceville, GA
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Extension News
40 Under 40
40 Under 40 Honorees include a Georgia state senator, high-end textile designer and tech leaders. By Clarke Schwabe | Published: 7/17/2024
Prevent Spread of Dengue
Prevent Spread of Dengue The Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) has been shown to transmit dengue in some regions, so Georgia residents should take precautions to prevent infection. By Elmer Gray | Published: 7/15/2024
UGA Plant Center
UGA Plant Center Fueled by $26.8 million in sponsored awards in fiscal year 2023, University of Georgia Plant Center researchers are making enormous impact in their fields, contributing research like cutting-edge technologies that enable researchers to reengineer poplar trees for alternatives to petroleum-based products. By David Mitchell | Published: 7/12/2024