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Agriculture & Natural Resources

UGA Extension agents, in county offices across Georgia, provide a link between the University and the public.

Andy Gowen Awarded Two Awards at the Okefenokee Chamber Banquet

Andy Gowen, local Farm Bureau Agent and prominent Charlton County farmer was awarded two awards at the Okefenokee Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet on Thursday, March 14th.  Ashley Mesa, Charlton County CEC/4-H Agent, awarded Mr. Gowen with the Charlton County Farmer of the Year Award for 2017.  Mr. Gowen produces hay and cattle.  The second award was the 2017 Friend of 4-H Award.  This award is presented to the volunteer who goes above and beyond to assist the 4-H Club.  Mr. Gowen has loaned equipment, assisted with the local 4-H/FFA Hog Show and when called on to help the 4-H Club is readily available.  Congratulations Mr. Andy Gowen!