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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
  • Tree Season link Late winter is a great time to add foundation plants to the landscape. By Sage Barnard | Published: 2/15/2019
  • 4-H at Capitol link Georgia 4-H members visit state Capitol to learn about legislative process. By Cristina deRevere | Published: 2/13/2019
  • 2019 Flavor of Georgia link Final round of UGA's Flavor of Georgia contest set for March 19. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 2/14/2019
  • Wild Pigs link Feeding deer without feeding wild pigs is a difficult task. By Michael Anthony Foster | Published: 2/13/2019
  • Trees for Bees link UGA Extension's Trees for Bees advocates longterm planting for pollinators. By Sage Barnard | Published: 2/8/2019
  • SmartIrrigation App link Using the SmartIrrigation app, farmers will receive notifications when irrigation should be applied. By Clint Thompson | Published: 2/11/2019
  • Cooking to Share link Oglethorpe County 4-H Club members learn kitchen skills and kindness. By Merritt Melancon, Sage Barnard | Published: 2/7/2019
  • Herbicide Resistance link Glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth has already cost Georgia's cotton industry more than $1.2 billion since it was first discovered in 2003. By Clint Thompson | Published: 2/7/2019
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Upcoming Events
  • Feb 11 - Feb 23 Journeymen Farmer Certificate Program UGA Extension in Carroll and Paulding Counties are hosting the Journeymen Farmer program that provides a comprehensive training for beginning farmers. The program requires a three-step training and focuses on production of small ruminants. The first two steps will take place over the course of three days. The third step will take place over the spring/summer. The program will be $75 per person. Registration deadline is February 4. To register for this program or for more information, please call the Carroll County Extension office at 770-836-8546. Carrollton, GA - (64.0 Miles)
  • Feb 19 Your Weeds Can Talk Your weeds can actually tell you what is going on in the soil. They are good indicators of specific issues that can be solved to good management practices. We will talk about some specific weeds, what soil issues lead to those weeds and management decisions you can make to improve the soil and get rid of those weeds. Chatsworth, GA - (20.0 Miles)
  • Feb 23 Pruning Tips for Homeowners Workshop Coweta County Master Gardener Extension Volunteer are offering a presentation on the reasons why, when and how to prune common shrubs and bushes in your yard. Come learn the basics and have opportunity to ask questions about your plants. This will conducted on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 10:00 am at the Coweta County Extension Office. Newnan, GA - (78.0 Miles)
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