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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
  • Grazing School 2017 link Advanced grazing school promises to get into the weeds on topics including advanced fencing systems and soil health. By Dennis Hancock | Published: 8/17/2017
  • Brown-eyed Susan link Brown-eyed Susan is native to most of the country and cold hardy from Texas to Minnesota. By Dennis Hancock, Norman Winter | Published: 8/17/2017
  • Drink Water link Unless you are an athlete, sports drinks are not the best choice for staying hydrated. By Dennis Hancock, Norman Winter, Alexis Roberts | Published: 8/17/2017
  • Peanut Crop link According to UGA Extension agronomist Scott Monfort, there are 828,000 certified peanut acres planted in Georgia this year. By Dennis Hancock, Norman Winter, Alexis Roberts, Clint Thompson | Published: 8/17/2017
  • New Faculty Tour link Tour stops at UGA Griffin and Tifton campuses. By Dennis Hancock, Norman Winter, Alexis Roberts, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson | Published: 8/10/2017
  • Panicle Hydrangeas link Panicle hydrangeas are smaller and have more flowers than their mophead cousins. By Dennis Hancock, Norman Winter, Alexis Roberts, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Norman Winter | Published: 8/10/2017
  • Cyberbullying link Parents need to prepare to equip teens to be resilient and kind while online. By Dennis Hancock, Norman Winter, Alexis Roberts, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Norman Winter, Erica Cooke | Published: 8/9/2017
  • Spalding FACS Agent link After two decades, Spalding County finally welcomes Family and Consumer Sciences Extension agent to community. By Dennis Hancock, Norman Winter, Alexis Roberts, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Norman Winter, Erica Cooke, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 8/8/2017
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Upcoming Events
  • Aug 23 Bee Education Class Join the Walton County Extension Office to learn about bees! Honey bees have been the Official State Insect of Georgia since 1975, and a subject of teaching and inquiry at the University of Georgia for decades. These marvelous insects are manageable and are used to produce honey and pollinate crops. They are practical models of biological organization and social behavior. Honey bee research at the University of Georgia addresses sustainable bee health management issues as well as more basic questions on bee pollination and foraging ecology. In all its endeavors, the UGA Honey Bee Program aims to develop research, teaching and extension initiatives that are locally responsive while globally relevant. Monroe, GA - (86.0 Miles)
  • Sep 5 - Sep 6 NW Area Forestry Field Day NW Area Forestry Field Day Conyers, GA - (76.0 Miles)
  • Sep 9 Decorating for the Holidays Come join Nelly Luthi, Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer of Floyd County and her assistants to have fun learning how to to make your own decorations for the holidays with items and plant material you already have around the home. Rome, GA - (22.0 Miles)
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