Want to know more about Floyd County Extension?
Checkout this video to see what we did in 2016.
Aug 26 - Aug 27 State Land Judging Contest State Land Judging Contest Fort Valley, GA - (140.0 Miles)
Aug 29 Journeyman Farmer Certificate Program UGA Extension is launching the Journeyman Farmer program that provides a comprehensive training for beginning farmers. The program includes a three step training: Step 1 - Small Farm Business Planning Step 2 - Small Ruminant Production Step 3 - Hands-on Internship/Mentorship Sign Up Now for the 1st Step - Small Farm Business Planning! Please sign up by August 22. Spaces are limited. The Small Farm Business Planning is a two day event and will be held on Tuesday, August 29 and Wednesday, August 30 from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm each day. Rock Spring, GA - (37.0 Miles)
Aug 31 GrassMasters: A Seven Session Educational Series On Forages The goal of this program is to provide a more intensive series of classes on introduction-level forage production. The classes focus on the forages proven best for northern Georgia and strategies for grazing, maintaining soil fertility and health, and managing pests. Staff members of the UGA Forage Team and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service have teamed up to teach the classes. Class dates are August 31, September 7, 21, 28 and October 5, 19, 26. LaGrange, GA - (88.0 Miles)
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.
To provide practical education you can trust, to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future.
Grazing School 2017 link Advanced grazing school promises to get into the weeds on topics including advanced fencing systems and soil health.
Brown-eyed Susan link Brown-eyed Susan is native to most of the country and cold hardy from Texas to Minnesota.
Drink Water link Unless you are an athlete, sports drinks are not the best choice for staying hydrated.