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What Extension Can Do for You

  • Soil Sampling
  • Water Testing
  • Plant Tissue Diagnosis
  • Green Industry Training
  • Homeowner Horticulture Classes
  • Agricultural Trials
  • Site Visits to homes and farms
  • Plant and Insect identification
  • Publications on a variety of topics
  • Chemical Recommendations
  • Activities for 4-H and Youth Development
  • Canning and Preserving Information
  • Healthy Eating Education
  • Child Care Training
  • Pressure Cooker Testing

To learn more about any of these services, use the sidebar to navigate through our program areas.  Call 478-987-2028 with questions.


4-H Summer Camp Information

Our 4th – 6th grade youth will be spending 5 days of 4-H summer camp at Rock Eagle 4-H Center. This residential camp is located in Eatonton Georgia approximately 80 miles away from the 4-H office here in Perry.  Registering your child is quick and easy. You can fill out the camp payment flyer, then either come by the office and pay your deposit, or make payment via credit card over the phone and have your receipt emailed to you. Please call the office at 478-987-2028 and get your child registered for camp today.

There are camps available for older 4-H members. Please visit the Georgia4-H Summer Camp site for more details.

 

 

 


 

Homeowner Classes

Our highly anticipated "Gardening with the Masters" classes have been announced. These classes are taught by our Master Gardener Extension Volunteers. They are very informative and cover a variety of topics.

 Our first class in the series begins on February 23. "Healthy Lawns" will focus on the tasks that need to be performed at certain times of the year to insure the health and appearance of your lawn. Weed control, fertilization, aeration and irrigation will all be discussed in this class. If you are interested in attending this class or any of our classes, please fill out the registration form and return it along with payment to our office.

Our classes are held in the Multipurpose Room of the Houston County Extension Office(unless otherwise noted), 801 Main St, Perry. Classes begin at 6pm and will end around 8pm. The registration fee of $10 will cover all materials used in the class. Deadline for registration is ONE WEEK prior to the class. Please call the office at 478-987-2028 to pay your registration by credit card.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Green Up 2017

Green Up is a landscaper update for Central Georgia happening on March 3rd. There will be knowledgeable speakers, and networking opportunities available. You will also receive Private and/or Commercial Pesticide credit hours for attending. The event is being held at Middle Georgia State University in Macon and it starts at 9am. Breakfast and lunch will be provided for you. The class ends at 4pm. The cost for the class is $60, and registration has to be paid in order for you to attend.

Please call our Office at 478-987-2028 for more information, and to make payment by credit card. We look forward to seeing you on March 3rd.

 

 


Extension News


  • Dutch Iris
  • Published 2/23/2017 by Norman Winter
  • Add a few bulbs that come to your garden by way of Spain, Morocco and Portugal.
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  • Journeyman Farmers
  • Published 2/23/2017 by James Carr
  • New farmers celebrate graduation from the Journeyman Farmer Certificate Program at the 20th Anniversary Georgia Organics Conference.
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  • Onion HOF
  • Published 2/22/2017 by Sharon Dowdy
  • Vidalia Onion Committee honors UGA scientist for his research on Georgia-grown sweet onions.
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