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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
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 Sage Barnard, 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 Sage Barnard, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson | Published: 10/19/2018
Hurricane Michael Totals link Harvest-season hurricane's impact will be deep and long lasting. By Sage Barnard, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 10/18/2018
Georgia Cotton Crop link UGA Extension reports as high as 80 to 90 percent losses in some fields. By Sage Barnard, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Thompson | Published: 10/18/2018
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Upcoming Events
Nov 10 SW Cloverleaf District Project Achievement for 4th-6th Graders Moultrie, GA - (70.0 miles) SW Cloverleaf District Project Achievement for 4th-6th Graders
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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