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Checkout this video to see what we did in 2017.


Upcoming Events
  • Mar 26 Storm Damaged Tree Clean-up Training Storm Damaged Tree Cleanup Training March 26, 2019 9 am- 3pm Griffin, GA Private Sector Only (Public Sector contact Ellen Bauske) All tree care workers face the danger of storm-damaged trees that must be urgently removed. A North American Training Solutions instructor will explain and demonstrate rigging, distance release techniques, and handling wood under pressure. Participants will learn how to handle leaners, snags, hangers, and other frequently encountered challenges. Griffin, GA - (87.0 Miles)
  • Mar 28 Step Up and Lead at Camp Jekyll Step Up and Lead is a youth leadership conference designed and facilitated by youth development professionals for 4th-8th grade students, featuring exciting, interactive workshops that promote leadership, public speaking, teamwork, and collaboration! Schools are encouraged to register and bring student government members, club officers, or other emerging youth leaders. Jekyll Island, GA - (313.0 Miles)
  • Mar 28 Urban Forestry Workshop: Up, Down and on the Ground! Join us for a chainsaw safety workshop covering safe handling methods, hazard management and personal protective equipment for 1 ISA CEU hour. This will be followed by a viewing of the latest Getting the Best of Pests, covering forestry pests and diseases that can eventually lead to tree decline. GtBoP offers 2 CEUs for pesticide categories 21, 23, 24, 27, 31, 32, 35, 37, 10 (private). Atlanta, GA - (55.0 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
  • Pecan Course link Daylong workshop will cover variety selection, pest management, irrigation and fertilization. By Bryce Ethridge | Published: 3/25/2019
  • Mosquito-borne Virus link Use insect repellent and wear long sleeves and pants to protect yourself. By Elmer Gray | Published: 3/25/2019
  • Spring Ant Control link Labels and patience are the keys to safe, effective fire ant control. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 3/18/2019
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