UGA Extension Office


UGA Extension has been teaching people how to grow food for over 100 years. We also support homeowners with information about lawn and landscape care, water conservation, gardening safety, pollinator protection, backyard chickens, and enjoying the natural world.

Our Mission 

Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture and natural resources, family and consumer sciences, and 4-H youth development.

UGA Extension Forsyth County is part of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences. We are also an educational resource for the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners and the Forsyth County Board of Education.

UGA Extension offers educational programs, assistance, and materials to all people without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap status.

Information can be accessed by way of phone calls, e-mail, classes, newsletters, this website, newspaper columns, and community alerts throughout the year. Learn more about UGA Extension.


Forsyth County Extension News & Events:

Click here for our flyer for Food Preservation Classes - 


Have you ever wanted to try canning or food preservation but just aren't sure what you need or how to properly preserve your food? We have just the classes for you!

Put It Up! Food Preservation taught by UGA Extension faculty member Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Barbara Worley. UGA is the home of the National Center for Home Food Preservation

A series of informal educational lessons that
guide participants to explore and understand the
science of safe food preservation.
The series is composed of six different food
preservation methods: boiling water canning,
making jam, pickling, freezing, drying, and
pressure canning.

Each participant will also take home a copy of "So Easy to Preserve"


Emergency Storm Preparedness Tips

When Georgia Produce is in Season

To access your special tickets, please go to or click the link below, then log into the site with the username and password provided.

Special Ticket Link:

Username:  Forsyth4HOG

Password: (Password is Numeric & Case Sensitive):  SixFlags10

Kroger Community 4-H Rewards

2017-2018 4-H Activity List

Staff Listing

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