Welcome to Clayton County Extension
Clayton County Cooperative Extension extends lifelong learning to county residents through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.
Our goal is to help Clayton County residents become healthier, more productive, financially independent and environmentally responsible. Clayton County Extension agents stay in touch with issues relevant to people in our county.
For over 100 years, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension has provided free, reliable, research-based information based on latest the scientific research in language that anyone can understand.
Our experts deliver information via:
- programs and workshops,
- field days,
- blogs, newsletters and mass media,
- phone call and in-person consultations, and
- print and online publications.
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Club meetings are the core of 4-H programming and provide fifth through twelfth grade students leadership experiences, hands-on learning, and chances to explore areas of interest. Young people engage in group activities that promote personal development, healthy lifestyles, a sense of citizenship, and character education. To learn more about our Clayton County Community Club, click here.
Do you love to garden? Looking for a way to volunteer in your community? Do you enjoy helping people? Come find out about the Clayton County Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program!
What is the Master Gardener Extension Volunteer (MGEV) Program?
The MGEV program is an educational community outreach service program directed by the University of Georgia and county Extension offices. Just as Cooperative Extension helps extend the educational mission of UGA, Master Gardener Extension Volunteers help extend the educational mission of Cooperative Extension to homeowners, gardeners, and the community in each participating county.
Clayton County Extension is now accepting applications for the 2019 Master Gardener Extension Volunteer training program. The deadline for applying is Wednesday, October 31. Apply today!