Know Your Agent: Scott Carlson
This Worth County agent is making a difference one farmer at a time.
Meet Scott Carlson
Outstanding Extension Program
Congratulations to Columbus-Muscogee County for their outstanding “Great Start Columbus” program coordinated by Barbara Collins. The program is part of a statewide initiative to help parents expecting a baby or families with young children learn about services in their community.
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4-H recognizes Sen. Saxby Chambliss
National 4-H Council presented Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) with the 4-H Champion for Kids Award in honor of his work in advancing 4-H youth development in Georgia.
Read more about Chambliss' impacts.
UGA Extension and Dr. Sparks honored by county commissioners
Beverly Sparks, UGA Extension director, and other administrators were recognized at the state county commissioner's convention for a century of service to Georgians. Sparks was also commemorated for her leadership and dedication, as she will retire July 1—leaving a lasting legacy with the organization.
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Share your centennial story
Give contributions of personal, family and business stories of UGA Extension for the 100 year celebration of the organization. The centennial website tells the history of UGA Extension through articles, historic photographs, videos, timelines and personal anecdotes.
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What is UGA Extension?
UGA Extension extends lifelong learning to the people of Georgia through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.
UGA Extension helps Georgians become healthier, more productive, financially independent and environmentally responsible. Extension agents stay in touch with issues relevant to people in local communities through county Extension offices.
UGA Extension is a county, state and federal funded organization supported by specialists in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences.