UGA Extension Office



The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension is a statewide educational organization funded by federal, state and local governments that brings research-based education directly to individuals, families and communities. UGA Extension is dedicated to helping people find answers to questions related to agriculture, the environment, families & 4-H and Youth.

UGA Extension Dade County
114 Pace Drive
P.O. Box 550
Trenton, GA. 30752
(706) 657-4116

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Upcoming Events
  • Mar 27 - Mar 28 Step Up and Lead @ Georgia Highlands College Step Up and Lead is a youth leadership conference designed and facilitated by youth development professionals for 4th-8th grade students, featuring exciting, interactive workshops that promote leadership, public speaking, teamwork, and collaboration! Schools are encouraged to register and bring student government members, club officers, or other emerging youth leaders. Rome, GA - (47.0 Miles)
  • Apr 7 Cancer Prevention Cooking Class The Gilmer County Extension Office and USDA presents "Cooking for a Lifetime", a cancer prevention cooking class. Learn about reducing the risk of cancer, who should get screened for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer and how to get screened. Free PRIZES*, cookbook, and recipe tasting. *All who attend will be entered into a drawing for one of two fitness kits valued at $30 each. Ellijay, GA - (58.0 Miles)
  • Apr 11 Nutrition Class Learn how to eat healthy without spending a lot of money, the value of having a grocery list, what it means to eat healthy foods, and portion control to prevent weight gain. Ellijay, GA - (58.0 Miles)
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Extension News
  • Water Conservation link Fixing leaks is only the first step to conserving water around the house. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 3/21/2018
  • 4-H Vet Lab Day link Topics include how to examine animal viruses and using a calving simulator to properly deliver a calf. By Merritt Melancon, Clint Thompson | Published: 3/20/2018
  • Wheat Crop link Disease pressure and poor environmental conditions led to Georgia growers harvesting only 43 percent of planted area in 2016-17 season. By Merritt Melancon, Clint Thompson, Julie Jernigan | Published: 3/14/2018
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