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Cooperative Extension is an outreach branch of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, College of Family and Consumer Sciences and Georgia 4-H.  Our office serves the residents of Gordon County with unbiased, research-based education in the areas of agriculture, natural resources, family development, housing/home environment, and youth development.

 


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Extension News
  • Sunbelt Expo link The Sunbelt Agricultural Expo, an annual event that celebrates agriculture, showcases research and facilitates agricultural education, concludes Thursday in Moultrie, Georgia. By Clint Thompson | Published: 10/18/2017
  • Energy Savers link Trees create shade in the summer and block slow winds in the winter. By Clint Thompson, Mary Carol Sheffield | Published: 10/17/2017
  • Exotic Pest Meeting link UGA Griffin campus to host meeting of exotic pest plant professionals. By Clint Thompson, Mary Carol Sheffield, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 10/17/2017
  • Hay Contest link Farms gain recognition for quality hay through the Southeastern Hay Contest at the Sunbelt Agricultural Expo. By Clint Thompson, Mary Carol Sheffield, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon | Published: 10/17/2017
  • Soap Aloe link The sap from a soap aloe will create foam that can be used as soap substitute. By Clint Thompson, Mary Carol Sheffield, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon, Norman Winter | Published: 10/12/2017
  • Aspergillus Crown Rot link UGA researchers studying why peanut farmers are unable to control crown rot disease through fungicide applications. By Clint Thompson, Mary Carol Sheffield, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon, Norman Winter, Clint Thompson | Published: 10/12/2017
  • Irrigation Outreach link Research-based irrigation practices take center stage in increasing efficiency of Georgia's farms. By Clint Thompson, Mary Carol Sheffield, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon, Norman Winter, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson | Published: 10/11/2017
  • Blueberry Production link Nematodes are microscopic, worm-like parasites that attack the plant's roots. By Clint Thompson, Mary Carol Sheffield, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon, Norman Winter, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Julie Jernigan | Published: 10/11/2017
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Upcoming Events
  • Oct 25 Nutrition Class Learn how to eat healthy without spending a lot of money, the value of having a grocery list, what it means to eat healthy foods, and portion control to prevent weight gain. Ellijay, GA - (28.0 Miles)
  • Oct 25 Money/Budget Class Learn how to stretch your food dollars, the importance of paying bills on time, and how to keep track of your spending. Ellijay, GA - (28.0 Miles)
  • Oct 30 - Oct 31 Area 4-H Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging - Acworth Area 4-H Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging - Acworth Acworth, GA - (32.0 Miles)
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