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Upcoming Events

  • Mar 14-Mar 16
  • 6:30 PM | Macon, GA
  • Asthma and Allergy Solutions • March 14, 6:30-8:30 PM 3P Poison Prevention Patrol • March 16, 6:30-8:30 PM Macon Bibb County Cooperative Extension is offering a series of evening child care classes during the month of March at the Macon-Bibb County Extension Office located at 145 First Street Macon GA. Each class will provide two hours of state accepted child care training for child care providers. There is no fee for the class. Pre-registration is required. NO exceptions.
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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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