UGA Extension Office


Want to know more about Floyd County Extension?

Checkout this video to see what we did in 2017.

Upcoming Events
  • Mar 20 - Mar 23 Better Process Control School The Better Process Control School offers instruction which fulfills the FDA and USDA Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) requirements to certify supervisors of acidification, thermal processing, and container closure evaluation operations during the canning of low-acid or acidified foods. Athens, GA - (108.0 Miles)
  • Mar 24 - Mar 25 Project Achievement Competition for 4-6th graders Project Achievement Competition for 4-6th graders Winston, GA - (47.0 Miles)
  • Mar 24 - Mar 25 State 4-H Livestock Judging State 4-H Livestock Judging Athens, GA - (112.0 Miles)
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What is UGA Extension?

A partnership of the University of Georgia, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and counties of the state cooperating. UGA Extension is on the forefront of food safety, technology, research, and education; keeping Georgia’s economy strong and making life better for Georgians.

UGA Extension Floyd County links the resources of the University of Georgia, Fort Valley State University, and Floyd County to provide educational programs, information, and assistance to citizens. UGA Extension Floyd County helps the citizens of Floyd County by addressing the following initiatives:

  • Family and Economic Well-Being
  • Conservation and Management of Natural Resources
  • Agriculture Programming and Research Opportunities
  • Improving Nutrition, Diet and Health
  • Water Quality
  • Youth Leadership
  • 4-H Youth Development Program
  • Service Learning / Citizenship


To extend learning from the University of Georgia to the everyday lives of Georgians through current, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

Our Promise

To provide practical education you can trust, to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future.

Extension News
  • Farmer of the Year link Monroe County cattleman will represent Georgia in best southern farmer contest. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 3/22/2018
  • Water Conservation link Fixing leaks is only the first step to conserving water around the house. By Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon | Published: 3/21/2018
  • 4-H Vet Lab Day link Topics include how to examine animal viruses and using a calving simulator to properly deliver a calf. By Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon, Clint Thompson | Published: 3/20/2018
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