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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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Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

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
  • Dec 7 Care of Holiday Plants "Keep your holiday plants looking great throughout the holiday season. Learn tips on getting your Christmas Cactus to bloom and keeping poinsettias and other holiday plants looking their best."
    • Virtual Event
  • Dec 9 Practicing Self-Care This 2-hour session will focus on how caring for yourself is important for your health, and it is directly related to your ability to care for others. The class will be offered in-person with limited seats and virtually via ZOOM. The ZOOM link will be sent to those wanting to participate virtually once you register for the class.
    • Watkinsville, GA - (160.0 Miles)
  • Dec 10 Lunch & Learn: Pruning Basics ‘Pruning Basics’ is a one hour interactive class designed to provide a fun & educational learning opportunity with Jessica Warren, ANR Agent. Twelve free, virtual classes will be offered to the public during 2021. One class per month is offered on the second Friday of each month January through December from 12-1pm. Registration is required for each individual session. Email uge3039@uga.edu to register. A press release with all offered classes is attached. Once registered for a class, an email will be sent with the link to attend each individual session on the day prior to the class. All classes will be archived.
    • Virtual Event
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    Soil Sample Bag
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    4-H
  • First Rural Scholars Cohort First Rural Scholars Cohort The scholarship provides financial, emotional support to students from rural communities. By Leigh Beeson | Published: 12/3/2021
  • Seedless Citrus Seedless Citrus Some of Georgia’s newest cash crops are among the most unexpected — learn how UGA is helping shepherd the state's growing citrus industry. By Eric Rangus | Published: 12/2/2021
  • Burton’s 75-year Celebration Burton’s 75-year Celebration Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island recently celebrated 75 years of operation as an important hub for environmental education in southeast Georgia. By Josie Smith | Published: 12/1/2021
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