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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
  • Georgia Pecan Crop link Damage from Irma could impact Georgia's crop next growing season. By Clint Thompson | Published: 1/16/2018
  • SE District Director link Veteran FACS agent, leader named head of UGA Extension in southeast Georgia. By Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 1/10/2018
  • Car Seat Safety link Agents in Telfair and Tattnall counties teach car seat safety classes to help keep children as safe as possible. By Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Julie Jernigan | Published: 1/9/2018
  • Peanut Farm Show link UGA Peanut Team will hold seminar to give producers a glimpse into the upcoming growing season. By Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Julie Jernigan, Clint Thompson | Published: 1/9/2018
  • Whitetail Nutrition link Natural forage and supplemental food sources combine to keep whitetail deer thriving. By Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Julie Jernigan, Clint Thompson, Michael Anthony Foster | Published: 1/9/2018
  • 'Kanjiro' Camellia link The longevity of this camellia cultivar is a testament to both its character and performance in the landscape. By Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Julie Jernigan, Clint Thompson, Michael Anthony Foster, Norman Winter | Published: 1/16/2018
  • Christmas Cactus link With care, Christmas cactus can be kept for years and passed down to children and grandchildren. By Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Julie Jernigan, Clint Thompson, Michael Anthony Foster, Norman Winter, Norman Winter | Published: 1/9/2018
  • Carbon Monoxide link Odorless, flavorless and colorless, carbon monoxide is a hidden, deadly threat that requires CO detectors. By Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Julie Jernigan, Clint Thompson, Michael Anthony Foster, Norman Winter, Norman Winter, Merritt Melancon | Published: 1/4/2018
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Upcoming Events
  • Jan 9 - Feb 13 Food Talk classes UGA Extension is offering a series of FREE nutrition education classes called Food Talk. Food Talk is a series of classes that focus on planning healthy meals on a budget. Each session includes a nutrition lesson and a cooking demo with a sampling of quick, easy, and healthy recipes. Some classes include light physical activity. At the end of the series, participants receive our Meals and Minutes cookbook and a graduation certificate. Classes will be held for six weeks on Tuesdays at the Extension office from 4 to 5 pm. Cartersville, GA - (22.0 Miles)
  • Jan 11 - Feb 15 Food Talk classes UGA Extension is offering a series of FREE nutrition education classes called Food Talk. Food Talk is a series of classes that focus on planning healthy meals on a budget. Each session includes a nutrition lesson and a cooking demo with a sampling of quick, easy, and healthy recipes. Some classes include light physical activity. At the end of the series, participants receive our Meals and Minutes cookbook and a graduation certificate. Classes will be held for six weeks on Thursdays at Cartersville Goodwill from 11 am to 12 pm. Cartersville, GA - (22.0 Miles)
  • Jan 17 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)
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