UGA Extension Office



Upcoming Events

  • Apr 5-Apr 6
  • 9:00 AM | Macon, GA
  • Are You… • A Person in Charge? Responsible for demonstrating knowledge of food-borne disease prevention and other requirements of the Food Code? • A School Nutrition Program Director or Manager? • A Food Service Manager? • A Manager in Training? You have an opportunity to improve your food safety and sanitation skills through a nationally recognized food safety sanitation course: SERVSAFE®: Serving Safe Food. The ServSafe Managers Training is a food safety training program approved by DHR and includes: • 1.5 days of instruction • Certificate from NRAEF issued upon successful completion of the examination • New 6th Edition Manager book Instruction: 12 Hours by Certified ServSafe Trainers of The University of Georgia, Cooperative Extension Office
  • Apr 7-Apr 8
  • 9:00 AM | Perry, GA
  • A fun family event featuring award winning products and services for the home and family. Plants, yard accessories, pot and more! Admission: Door-$5 donation Advance Tickets-$4 (available at Houston and Macon-Bibb Extension Offices) Children under 12 Free admission
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Extension Publications

  • The Role of Music (C 1053-06)
  • Published 9/28/2014
  • Children who grow up listening to music develop strong music-related connections in the brain. Some of these music pathways actually affect the way we think. Listening to classical music seems to improve our spatial reasoning, at least for a short time. And learning to play an instrument may have an even longer effect on certain thinking skills. Here is some information on how music affects our brains and ideas on how to help nurture children's love of music.
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  • Protect Yourself from Ticks (C 937)
  • Published 12/21/2016
  • This publication discusses how to protect yourself and the areas around your home from ticks. It also includes information on common tick-borne diseases, such as Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Lyme disease.
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The Bibb County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

Extension News

  • D.W. Brooks Lecture
  • Published 10/26/2015 by Merritt Melancon
  • Sanjaya Rajaram, wheat breeder who pioneered open-source biotechnology, to present UGA lecture
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  • Poverty Simulations
  • Published 1/11/2017 by Kyle Dawson
  • UGA Cooperative Extension administers poverty simulations throughout Georgia.
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