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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
El Nino Impact link Wet winter could lead to delayed plantings for some farmers this spring. By Clint Thompson | Published: 3/15/2019
Forage Management link Lisa Baxter is UGA Extension's newest forage agronomist, based on the UGA Tifton campus. By Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson | Published: 3/15/2019
Adult Volunteers link Georgia 4-H camps for military kids need adult helpers. By Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Cristina deRevere | Published: 3/13/2019
Spring Herbs link No matter how they're used, herbs can make an exciting addition to any landscape. By Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Cristina deRevere, Bob Westerfield | Published: 3/11/2019
Georgia Project WET link UGA's 4-H20 program teaches children the importance of water conservation. By Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Cristina deRevere, Bob Westerfield, Bryce Ethridge | Published: 3/11/2019
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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
May 28 - May 29 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training Baxley, GA - (78.0 miles) UGA Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF.
Nov 11 Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging- Tifton Tifton, GA - (62.0 miles) Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging- Tifton
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