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Welcome to Irwin County!


The Irwin County Extension Office extends learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

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Do you have a hankering for peanuts?  If so, we have your fix right here at the Extension Office.  Stop by our office today to purchase your bag of raw, shelled peanuts.  These are sold year round and proceeds help to fund our 4-H program.


Upcoming Events


  • Mar 3
  • 7:30 AM | Swainsboro, GA
  • Dr. Stanley Culpepper and Dr. Eric Prostko will present the 2017 weed management update for corn, cotton, peanuts and soybeans. Please call to pre register for meeting.
  • 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.
  • Mar 21
  • 6:00 PM | Manchester, GA
  • This meeting will be an informal one giving producers the opportunity to ask Dr. Whitley about any concerns that they have regarding management on their farms. Topics already presented that will be discussed are CDT vaccinations, prevention of Coccidiosis and mineral supplementation, especially copper, for parasite management.
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Extension News


  • Flavor of Georgia 2017
  • Published 2/22/2017 by Merritt Melancon
  • Entrepreneurs from all corners of the state selected to compete in the University of Georgia's Flavor of Georgia contest.
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  • Watermelon Crop
  • Published 2/21/2017 by Clint Thompson
  • An estimated 20,000 acres of watermelons are produced every year in Georgia.
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  • Container herbs
  • Published 2/16/2017 by Norman Winter
  • Herbs can provide flavor to dishes and color, texture to container gardens.
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  • Arbor Day
  • Published 2/16/2017 by Merritt Melancon
  • For Georgians looking to plant trees the time is now; Georgia's Arbor Day is on Feb. 17
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