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Fulton County

Fulton County is part of the Atlanta metropolitan area. According to the 2010 U.S. census, Fulton has the largest population of any Georgia county. The county spans more than 70 miles from the southern end to the northern end. It is located in the Georgia Piedmont near the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.


The UGA Extension has served Fulton County residents since 1914, when farm fields covered much of the metro area. Over the last century, programs have expanded to include urban gardening, sustainable landscapes, family and consumer sciences, and youth leadership.

The mission of the Fulton County Cooperative Extension Service is to respond to citizens' needs and interest in agriculture and natural resources, families, 4-H and youth through education and information.

The Fulton County Cooperative Extension Service, backed by the resources of Fulton County and the University of Georgia, provides educational programs, information, and actual assistance to citizens of the County. Education and information is also provided to citizens by telephone consultation, site visits, newsletters, news articles, radio and collaboration with other community agencies. Publications and lab services are other delivery methods for education and information to citizens.

Mission

Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens using unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth, and families.

 

 

 


Extension News
Irrigation Maintenance link Proper irrigation maintenance helps farmers avoid system malfunctions during the growing season. By Clint Thompson | Published: 2/20/2018
Andress Honored link Georgia FCS teachers honor leader of UGA's statewide home food processing and preservation program. By Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 2/19/2018
Pest Management Field Day link University of Georgia blueberry research will be on display at a field day in Alma next week By Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Cristina deRevere | Published: 2/15/2018
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Upcoming Events
  • Feb 20 - Feb 22 Preventive Controls for Human Food This course uses industry-specific sample food safety plans, in addition to the standardized curriculum developed by FSPCA to train and qualify attendees to be Preventive Controls Qualified Individuals. The goal is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to design, implement, document, and maintain a comprehensive food safety plan for a food processor to ensure the safe processing and packaging of products consumption. Athens, GA - (66.0 Miles)
  • Feb 21 - Feb 26 Georgia Junior National Livestock Show Georgia Junior National Livestock Show Perry - (96.0 Miles)
  • Feb 21 Let's Go "Green" in 2018 Learn how to you can plan to spend your money so it will provide you with security and a way to save for future purchases. Hosted by DeKalb County FACS Agents. Cost $5.00 per person. Decatur, GA - (13.0 Miles)
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Extension News
Flu Prevention link A healthy diet can also protect against the flu. Flu symptoms include fever, chills, cough, sore throat and runny nose. By Julie Jernigan | Published: 2/15/2018
Tax Help link UGA Cooperative Extension offices offer tax help in more counties this February and March. By Julie Jernigan, Merritt Melancon | Published: 1/31/2018
Car Seat Safety link Agents in Telfair and Tattnall counties teach car seat safety classes to help keep children as safe as possible. By Julie Jernigan, Merritt Melancon, Julie Jernigan | Published: 1/9/2018
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Extension News
  • Radon Poster Winners link Students from Clarke and Henry counties take prizes in annual radon poster contest. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 1/3/2018
  • Silent Killer link Radon, the deadly gas in your home By Merritt Melancon, Pamela Turner | Published: 12/25/2017
  • Christmas Trees link UGA Extension offers safety tips on Christmas tree management. By Merritt Melancon, Pamela Turner, Michelle M. Lewis | Published: 12/8/2017
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Extension News
  • Irrigation Maintenance link Proper irrigation maintenance helps farmers avoid system malfunctions during the growing season. By Clint Thompson | Published: 2/20/2018
  • Pest Management Field Day link University of Georgia blueberry research will be on display at a field day in Alma next week By Clint Thompson, Cristina deRevere | Published: 2/15/2018
  • Flower Gardens link Growing cut flowers at home is possible with the right knowledge. By Clint Thompson, Cristina deRevere, Paul A. Thomas | Published: 2/15/2018
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