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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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Upcoming Events


  • Sep 17
  • 10:00 AM | Valdosta, GA
  • Lowndes County 4-H invites you to the 8th annual Kids Dig It,in Valdosta,GA. This is an exciting family outing for kids of all ages. Your kids will enjoy sitting and riding in heavy construction equipment like excavators, front end loaders, bull dozers and much more under the supervision of trained technicians. Other exhibits will be on hand for demonstration as well as games, a visit from Bob the Builder, concessions and much more. Cost is $5.00 per person and all funds go to support Lowndes County 4-H.
  • Oct 4-Oct 5
  • 8:30 AM | Lakeland, GA
  • Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF.
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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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  • Fall Cover Crop
  • Published 8/25/2016 by Robert Westerfield
  • Cover crops can add rich nutrients when they are tilled in the spring.
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