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Checkout this video to see what we did in 2017.


Upcoming Events
  • Jul 16 - Jul 21 Marine Resources Camp (6th - 8th grade) Marine Resources Camp (6th - 8th grade) at Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island Tybee Island, GA - (296.0 Miles)
  • Jul 19 4-H Day at the Atlanta History Center Calling all history buffs! Experience history come alive during the 2018 4-H Day at the Atlanta History Center. Enjoy hands-on activities and exploring the historic Smith Family Farm, Wood Family Cabin, native plant quarry, and interactive exhibits. Program activities include ethnobotany, visiting the Smith Family Farm animals, learning about beekeeping, planting seeds, and more! Open to 4th-12th graders. Participants are asked to bring a sack lunch. Cost = $6 Questions? Contact Laurie Murrah-Hanson at laurs@uga.edu. Atlanta, GA - (56.0 Miles)
  • Jul 24 - Jul 28 State 4-H Congress State 4-H Congress Atlanta, GA - (56.0 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
     

Mission

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
  • Blueberry Month link Originally called 'star berries,' blueberries have a five-pointed star on one end. By Barbara Worley | Published: 7/18/2018
  • New Southwest District Director link Scarrow to replace Tim Varnedore, who is retiring July 31. By Clint Thompson | Published: 7/17/2018
  • Garden Promotion link Events bring people into community gardens and encourage involvement. By Becky Griffin | Published: 7/16/2018
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