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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
  • Pollinator Habitats link Plant trees for bees, butterflies and other pollinators. By Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton | Published: 12/15/2017
  • Shady Spots link UGA experts say pollinators like flowers in shade gardens, too. By Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton, Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton | Published: 12/15/2017
  • Live Christmas Trees link Rooted trees can be used indoors for the holidays and be planted afterwards. By Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton, Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton, Paul Pugliese | Published: 12/14/2017
  • Deer Rut link Deer breeding time is determined in part by shorter days. By Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton, Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton, Paul Pugliese, Michael Anthony Foster | Published: 12/12/2017
  • Holiday Terrariums link Terrariums make quick homemade gifts for last-minute crafters. By Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton, Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton, Paul Pugliese, Michael Anthony Foster, Christina Conner | Published: 12/13/2017
  • Christmas Trees link UGA Extension offers safety tips on Christmas tree management. By Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton, Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton, Paul Pugliese, Michael Anthony Foster, Christina Conner, Michelle M. Lewis | Published: 12/8/2017
  • Golden Berry link Berries come in yellow, too, thanks to native hollies like possumhaw and winterberry. By Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton, Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton, Paul Pugliese, Michael Anthony Foster, Christina Conner, Michelle M. Lewis, Norman Winter | Published: 12/7/2017
  • UGA Ag Forecast link UGA economists to tackle commodity prices, rural development and agriculture policy during 2018 Ag Forecast. By Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton, Paul Pugliese, Elizabeth Benton, Paul Pugliese, Michael Anthony Foster, Christina Conner, Michelle M. Lewis, Norman Winter, Merritt Melancon | Published: 12/5/2017
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Upcoming Events
  • Jan 17, 2018 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)
  • Jan 17, 2018 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)
  • Jan 20, 2018 Small Farm Business Training -- Journeyman Farmer Certificate Program Part 1 UGA Extension and partners developed the Journeyman Farmer Certificate Program to provide a comprehensive training program for beginning farmers. Small Farm Business Training is one of three parts in this program. Through this 2-day class (Saturday, January 20 and Saturday, January 27, 2018), trainers from the UGA Small Business Development Center will cover the following topics: Preparing a Business Plan Financial Feasibility Using Balance Sheets Accrual Income Risk Management Licensing and Certifications Marketing Feasibility Selling Your Products $50 registration fee includes handbook, lunch, and other program materials. Participants who complete the program and post-training evaluation will receive a certificate. Cumming, GA - (52.0 Miles)
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