About Us

The Candler County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in the following areas:  Agriculture & Natural Resources, 4-H Youth Development and Family & Consumer Sciences.

Upcoming Events

  • Oct 27-Dec 3
  • 6:00 PM | Sylvania, GA
  • The Small Ruminant Production Training provides an in-depth instruction on sheep and goat farming, from selecting breeds to marketing your product. The schedule includes five evening sessesions and a hands-on Saturday training.
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Extension News

    • Organic Gardening
    • Published 10/21/2016 by Timothy Daly
    • Organic gardening is more than just a growing method that reduces pesticides.
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    • Zika Virus Research
    • Published 10/20/2016 by Charlene Betourney
    • UGA research finds evidence in 'chick model' that Zika virus takes hold in the first trimester.
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    • Floral Beauty
    • Published 10/19/2016 by Norman Winter
    • Whether solid in color or multi-colored, zinnias are easy to grow and add breathtaking beauty to the garden.
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