UGA Extension Office


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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:

We are hiring:

Full time 4-H Program Assistant 

Part time 4-H Program Assistant

Please click this link to go to the website to apply


The Forsyth County Master Gardeners have established a scholarship for Forsyth County high school gradutes accepted to attend a two or four year Georgia college or university to pursue a degree in the field of agriculture/horticulture.  The scholarship is for the January 2019 semester.

Please click here for the application and more info.


Did you see our recent news article for 4-H? you can read it here by clicking one of the photos below

Forsyth County Extension Fair Contests

Canning and Baking Contest Please click picture below for details

Hay contest, please click on hay bale for details  


School County Fair Contests

Sweet potato contest, please click flyer below for details

Scarecrow contest, please click scarecrow for details


2018 Master Naturalists Training Class Application

Emergency Storm Preparedness Tips

When Georgia Produce is in Season

Kroger Community 4-H Rewards

2017-2018 4-H Activity List

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