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Cooperative Extension is an outreach branch of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, College of Family and Consumer Sciences and Georgia 4-H. Our office serves the residents of Echols County with unbiased, research-based education in the areas of agriculture, natural resources, family development, housing/home environment, and youth development.


Extension News
Ag Forecast link Seminars will be held in January and February in six different locations across Georgia. By Clint Thompson | Published: 12/7/2018
Peanut Crop link Late spring rains pushed back peanut planting for many Georgia producers. By Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson | Published: 11/28/2018
Timber link It's best for producers not to salvage moderately damaged tree stands right away. By Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Andrew Sawyer | Published: 11/28/2018
Extension Vegetable Specialist link Andre da Silva's research focus at UGA-Tifton is with fertilizer and irrigation management in vegetables. By Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Andrew Sawyer, Bryce Ethridge | Published: 11/14/2018
Truffles link Truffles are beneficial fungi found on tree roots that help the host tree absorb minerals and water. By Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Andrew Sawyer, Bryce Ethridge, Bryce Ethridge | Published: 11/1/2018
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Upcoming Events
Mar 23, 2019 SE District Project Achievement for 4th-6th Grades Alma, GA - (61.0 miles) SE District Project Achievement for 4th-6th Grades
Apr 11, 2019 Area Poultry Judging Contest-Tift Co. Tifton, GA - (62.0 miles) Area Poultry Judging Contest-Tift Co.
Apr 13, 2019 - Apr 14, 2019 Southeast Junior Spring Conference for 6th-8th graders Jekyll Island, GA - (86.0 miles) Southeast Junior Spring Conference for 6th-8th graders
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