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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
Walter Barnard Hill Award link Gaskin's career is focused on the use of conservation methods in traditional agriculture. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 4/19/2018
Succession Planting link Add new seeds or plants every two weeks for an extra-long harvest season. By Merritt Melancon, Alicia Holloway | Published: 4/19/2018
Planting Conditions link After the anticipated dry spring weather, an active tropical storm season in the Atlantic Ocean is expected this summer. By Merritt Melancon, Alicia Holloway, Julie Jernigan | Published: 4/16/2018
Tractors 101 link Workshop designed for socially disadvantaged and veteran persons interested in starting a farm and safely operating tractors. By Merritt Melancon, Alicia Holloway, Julie Jernigan, Julie Jernigan | Published: 4/16/2018
Agroforestry & Wildlife link September field day is geared specifically for forest landowners. By Merritt Melancon, Alicia Holloway, Julie Jernigan, Julie Jernigan, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 3/29/2018
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Upcoming Events
Apr 27 - Apr 29 Southeast Junior Spring Conference for 6th-8th Graders Jekyll Island, GA - (86.0 miles) Southeast Junior Spring Conference for 6th-8th Graders
May 1 - May 2 Georgia 4-H Area Poultry Judging-Tifton Tifton, GA - (69.0 miles) Georgia 4-H Area Poultry Judging-Tifton
May 17 New Tax Law Workshop - Colquitt Co. Moultrie, GA - (59.0 miles) Join us for a half-day seminar that will highlight estate tax changes, individual tax changes and business tax changes in the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.” It will also include a review of schedule F (farming profit and loss) as well as some tax planning techniques.
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