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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
Tree Season link Late winter is a great time to add foundation plants to the landscape. By Sage Barnard | Published: 2/15/2019
4-H at Capitol link Georgia 4-H members visit state Capitol to learn about legislative process. By Sage Barnard, Cristina deRevere | Published: 2/13/2019
2019 Flavor of Georgia link Final round of UGA's Flavor of Georgia contest set for March 19. By Sage Barnard, Cristina deRevere, Merritt Melancon | Published: 2/14/2019
Wild Pigs link Feeding deer without feeding wild pigs is a difficult task. By Sage Barnard, Cristina deRevere, Merritt Melancon, Michael Anthony Foster | Published: 2/13/2019
Trees for Bees link UGA Extension's Trees for Bees advocates longterm planting for pollinators. By Sage Barnard, Cristina deRevere, Merritt Melancon, Michael Anthony Foster, Sage Barnard | Published: 2/8/2019
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Upcoming Events
Mar 23 SE District Project Achievement for 4th-6th Grades Alma, GA - (61.0 miles) SE District Project Achievement for 4th-6th Grades
Apr 11 Area Poultry Judging Contest-Tift Co. Tifton, GA - (62.0 miles) Area Poultry Judging Contest-Tift Co.
Apr 13 - Apr 14 Southeast Junior Spring Conference for 6th-8th graders Jekyll Island, GA - (86.0 miles) Southeast Junior Spring Conference for 6th-8th graders
Nov 11 Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging- Tifton Tifton, GA - (62.0 miles) Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging- Tifton
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