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The Clay County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education. We are dedicated to helping people in our community find answers to questions related to the following areas:

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Upcoming Events


  • Mar 28
  • 8:30 AM | Chula, GA
  • This training is for all women interested or involved in agriculture. Participants will receive hands-on instruction on fencing, tractors, farm implements, trucks and trailers, cattle handling, and animal health. This training is taught by female Extension Agents.
  • Mar 29
  • 9:30 AM | Perry, GA
  • Forage production is the heart of Georgia's livestock industry. Our diverse forage systems are some of the best in the world. For the fifth straight year, the Georgia Cattlemen's Annual Convention begins with a focus on forages with the Georgia Forages' Conference starting off the week's events. This Conference is planned for March 29, 2017 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry, GA. This event allows us to team up with the Georgia Cattlemen's Association to offer a new learning opportunity in combination with the GCA's annual cattlemen's convention.
  • Mar 30-Mar 31
  • Tifton, GA
  • For over 100 years, Georgia 4-H has provided young people with leadership training and opportunities to apply what they have learned. This half day conference will focus on cultivating the leadership skills of elementary and middle school students. This conference is designed for students participating in Student Council, Beta Club, 4-H Officers, Safety Patrol and other emerging student leaders. Older elementary school students as well as middle school students are encouraged to attend (grades 4-8). Lunch will be provided for all participants as well as chaperones and bus drivers that are registered.
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Extension News



    • Peach Crop
    • Published 3/27/2017 by Julia Rodriguez
    • High-chill peach varieties not expected to bloom until late March or mid-April.
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    • Flavor of Georgia 2017
    • Published 3/22/2017 by Merritt Melancon
    • Chamblee food entrepreneurs wow judges with naturally sweet, creamy pecan butter.
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    • Georgia Corn Crop
    • Published 3/21/2017 by Julia Rodriguez
    • UGA Extension estimates Georgia's corn acreage to be between 330,000 and 340,000 acres.
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Extension Publications


  • Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016)
  • Published 3/28/2017
  • 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 3/27/2017
  • 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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  • Conversion Tables, Formulas and Suggested Guidelines for Horticultural Use (B 931)
  • Published 6/22/2016
  • Pesticide and fertilizer recommendations are often made on a pounds per acre and tons per acre basis. While these may be applicable to field production of many crops, orchardists, nurserymen and greenhouse operators often must convert these recommendations to smaller areas, such as row feet, square feet, or even per tree or per pot. Thus pints, cups, ounces, tablespoons and teaspoons are the common units of measure. The conversion is frequently complicated by metric units of measure. This publication is designed to aid growers in making these calculations and conversions, and also provides other data useful in the management, planning and operation of horticultural enterprises.
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