UGA Extension Office


Providence Canyon

The Stewart County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education. Our staff is dedicated to improving the lives of residents of Stewart County through programming in three different program areas including 4-H, Ag and Natural Resources, and Family and Consumer Sciences.

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Extension News

    • Squash Struggles
    • Published 5/24/2017 by Sharon Dowdy
    • Best bet for squash-growing is to plant resistant varieties and take a break in the height of summer.
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    • 'Gold Doubloon'
    • Published 5/24/2017 by Norman Winter
    • Variety provides dazzling color with gold and green foliage.
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    • Winter Squash
    • Published 5/24/2017 by Sharon Dowdy
    • Winter squash are harvested when mature and can be kept in storage for months.
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    • Room to Grow
    • Published 5/18/2017 by Clint Waltz
    • Aerification helps turfgrass green-up, lets air and moisture get to root zone.
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    • New Food Trends
    • Published 5/15/2017 by Merritt Melancon
    • Locally sourced scone and muffin hybrid takes top prize at Georgia 4-H's 2017 Food Product Development Contest.
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    • 'Inferno' Coleus
    • Published 5/18/2017 by Norman Winter
    • Gardeners looking to add "wow" factor to their landscape should give 'Inferno' coleus a try.
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Upcoming Events

    • May 24 - May 25
    • ServSafe Manager Certification Training and Exam (87.0 miles)
    • 8:30 AM | Tifton, GA
    • UGA Tift County Extension provides the Nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service 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. The training is from 8:30am - 5:00pm, both days. $140.00
    • Jun 3
    • Chattahoochee Valley Daylily Festival (35.0 miles)
    • 9:00 AM | Columbus, GA
    • Enjoy the Daylilies in full bloom at the Columbus Botanical Garden. Purchase from a wide variety of Daylilies. Free Daylily class and demos will be conducted in the afternoon. Stay for the day and enjoy arts and crafts as well as local food vendors. Daylily Show begins at 1:15. Free admission.
    • Jun 6 - Jun 7
    • ServSafe Manager Training (88.0 miles)
    • 8:30 AM | Griffin, GA
    • UGA Spalding County Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office.