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Bryan County Cooperative Extension

UGA Extension Bryan County offers educational programs in the areas of leadership and citizenship for youth and horticulture and agriculture.

UGA Extension operates through a unique partnership with Bryan County, the University of Georgia, the State of Georgia and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Backed up by specialists and a network of resources, Extension Agents have been on the job in Georgia since 1914.

Mission

Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

 

 

 

 

 


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  • Summer Succulents- How to Enhance Your Work Space
  • Posted by on Aug 1, 2016
  • Introducing the perfect way to add just a little bit more “green” to your work space. Succulents have become such a huge trend, and we’re in on it! These simple, yet beautiful plants come in all different shapes, sizes, and colors. While they like direct light, succulents can also thrive well with lower...
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  • Just Horsin’ Around
  • Posted by on Jul 19, 2016
  • Last week, Bryan County 4-H attended a summer horse camp at M & R Ranch in Black Creek.  Several youth from all age groups participated in a week long, fun filled and exciting experience.  Whether they were beginner or advanced riders, fun was had by all.  They were taught various...
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  • Project S.A.F.E. Shotgun Team competes at District
  • Posted by on Apr 18, 2016
  • Congratulations to our Project S.A.F.E. Shotgun team as they competed in District Competition this past weekend in Screven County. All team members qualified to go to State Competition at Rock Eagle in May. Our Junior Shotgun team placed 3rd at District. Nathan Vickers placed 1st in Junior Shooters Individuals and...
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Extension News


  • New Additions
  • Published 8/25/2016 by Robert Westerfield
  • Inventory your landscape and install new plant selections accordingly.
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  • Lightning Strikes
  • Published 8/25/2016 by Clint Thompson
  • Georgia producers should be wary of lightning strikes when working in fields.
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  • White Mold Disease
  • Published 8/25/2016 by Clint Thompson
  • UGA Extension plant pathologist Bob Kemerait stresses there is still time to treat for white mold disease.
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Extension Publications


  • Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016)
  • Published 6/29/2016
  • Homeowners sometimes experience unpleasant odors in their household water. In many cases, the exact cause of the odor is difficult to determine by water testing; however, this publication provides a few general recommendations for treating some common causes of household water odors.
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  • Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987)
  • Published 5/23/2016
  • This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
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  • Vegetable Garden Calendar (C 943)
  • Published 5/25/2016
  • The recommendations in this circular are based on long-term average dates of the last killing frost in the spring and first killing frost in the fall. Every year does not conform to the "average," so you should use your own judgment about advancing or delaying the time for each job, depending on weather conditions.
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Upcoming Events


  • Aug 27
  • 9:00 AM | Savannah, GA
  • The basics to safe home canning methods will be discussed by Jackie Ogden, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, at the Forsyth Farmers Market. Participants will learn about safely canning foods using either the water bath or pressure canners to easily preserve foods at home. Canning equipment, food preservation methods, recipe recommendations and registration for hands-on canning workshops will be available. It is easy to preserve summer produce to enjoy throughout the year when you learn the basics!
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