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.
Some of our most popular services include:
- Soil and Water Tests
- Research-based Advice from Production Crops
- 4-H Summer Camps
- Health Programs like Walk Georgia
Have questions or want to know more?
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.
- Feb 27
- Beekeeping 101: What's All The Buzz About Beekeeping? (34.0 miles)
- 5:30 PM | Jeffersonville, GA
- Are you interested in raising your own bees to help the environment, for honey, or just for fun? Come on out and learn what it takes to keep honeybees from a special guest from Heart Of Georgia Beekeepers.
- Feb 28-Mar 1
- SW 4-H Update-All Staff (19.0 miles)
- Tifton, GA
- SW 4-H Update-All Staff
- Mar 3
- Weed Management Update (87.0 miles)
- 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
- Environmental Health In Child Care Facilities Series (34.0 miles)
- 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
- SMALL RUMINANT MEETING WITH DR. NIKI WHITLEY, UGA & FVSU SPECIALIST (52.0 miles)
- 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.