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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
  • Oct 23 2018 Northwest Georgia Master Cattleman Program The Master Cattlemen's Program delivers practical, science-based production management ideas to Georgia beef producers. UGA Extension Agents work with industry experts to deliver classes on topics such as nutrition, facilities, forages, economics, marketing, foreign animal diseases, agro-terrorism, general herd health, external parasites, reproduction, Beef Quality Assurance, sire selection, record keeping and Georgia Cattlemen's Association goals. Materials are intended to help Georgia beef producers be more profitable and sustainable. Participants meet one night a week for eight weeks. Attendees learn and discuss current issues, meet industry experts, and network with area producers. The program is held in the fall and winter each year, and rotates among the four regions of Georgia. Paid registration before August 17 entitles participant to free forage test. Participants can receive 1 credit for Private Pesticide Applicator re-certification of 2 credits for Commercial re-certification (Category 21). Dalton, GA - (35.0 Miles)
  • Nov 13 Nutrition Class Learn how to eat healthy without spending a lot of money, the importance of having a grocery list, what it means to eat healthy foods, portion control to prevent weight gain, and more. Ellijay, GA - (58.0 Miles)
  • Nov 13 Money/Budget Class Learn how to stretch your food dollars, how and where you can save money, the importance of paying bills on time, how to keep track of your spending, and more. Ellijay, GA - (58.0 Miles)
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Extension News
  • Bat Week link Bats have an important role to play in Georgia's ecosystem. By Sage Barnard | Published: 10/19/2018
  • Ag Disaster Meeting link Hurricane Michael caused more than $2 billion losses to Georgia agriculture, the state's No. 1 industry. By Clint Thompson | Published: 10/19/2018
  • Georgia Peanut Crop link Storm dealt devastating blow to local buying points and peanut shellers in parts of South Georgia. By Clint Thompson | Published: 10/19/2018
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