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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
  • Sep 28 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training SEPTEMBER 28-29 (Wednesday & Thursday) Call today to begin your registration for the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF)! Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. The $140 fee includes 12 hours of instruction, course book, study materials, and the certification exam. Drinks and snacks are provided, lunch is an hour on your own each day. Registration is required two weeks in advance.
    • Lakeland, GA - (55.0 Miles)
  • Sep 29 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training SEPTEMBER 28-29 (Wednesday & Thursday) Call today to begin your registration for the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF)! Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. The $140 fee includes 12 hours of instruction, course book, study materials, and the certification exam. Drinks and snacks are provided, lunch is an hour on your own each day. Registration is required two weeks in advance.
    • Lakeland, GA - (55.0 Miles)
  • Oct 1 - Oct 2 State Forestry Field Day 4-H Event
    • Athens, GA - (170.0 Miles)
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Extension News
Poultry Litter
Poultry Litter New research between UGA's Department of Poultry Science and the U.S. National Poultry Research Center has found that reusing poultry litter can help bolster the birds' immune system and help prevent the transfer of antibiotic resistance between bacterial species. By Emily S Davenport | Published: 9/28/2022
Urban Bee Conservation
Urban Bee Conservation A mix of buildings and forest increases the number of species of bees in a given area. By Amanda Budd | Published: 9/27/2022
Joro Watch Initiative
Joro Watch Initiative According to a team of University of Georgia experts collecting data about the spiders through the newly formed Joro Watch initiative, it’s best to put down the stick (for now) and pick up a camera. By Jordan Powers | Published: 9/26/2022