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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
  • Peanut Achievement Club link Annual UGA Peanut Achievement Club meeting held in Jekyll Island, Georgia. By Clint Thompson | Published: 8/14/2018
  • Pests in Schools link Pest control operators across the Southeast can enroll in UGA program to learn to control pests in schools. By Cristina deRevere | Published: 8/14/2018
  • Vineyard Tour link Georgia wine growers open up their vineyards for early August farm tour. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 8/13/2018
  • Williams Honored link At 75, 'Mr. Bamboo' still tends bamboo groves at UGA's coastal garden. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 8/9/2018
  • Mosquito Season link Mosquitos are on the move across Georgia. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 8/9/2018
  • Master 4-H'ers link Fifty Georgia 4-H members are now headed to national competition. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 8/9/2018
  • Hot and Humid link Normal summertime temperatures returned, but it was too hot to notice. By Pam Knox | Published: 8/8/2018
  • Creepy Crawlers link Worm-like, multi-leg critters come out at night and hunt for cockroaches. By Michael Abney | Published: 8/9/2018
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Upcoming Events
  • Sep 4 NW Area Forestry Field Day NW Area Forestry Field Day Conyers, GA - (76.0 Miles)
  • Sep 4 2018 Northwest Georgia Master Cattleman Program The Master Cattlemen's Program delivers practical, science-based production management ideas to Georgia beef producers. UGA Extension Agents work with industry experts to deliver classes on topics such as nutrition, facilities, forages, economics, marketing, foreign animal diseases, agro-terrorism, general herd health, external parasites, reproduction, Beef Quality Assurance, sire selection, record keeping and Georgia Cattlemen's Association goals. Materials are intended to help Georgia beef producers be more profitable and sustainable. Participants meet one night a week for eight weeks. Attendees learn and discuss current issues, meet industry experts, and network with area producers. The program is held in the fall and winter each year, and rotates among the four regions of Georgia. Paid registration before August 17 entitles participant to free forage test. Participants can receive 1 credit for Private Pesticide Applicator re-certification of 2 credits for Commercial re-certification (Category 21). Dalton, GA - (20.0 Miles)
  • Sep 6 - Sep 7 NE Area Forestry Contest NE Area Forestry Contest Dahlonega, GA - (53.0 Miles)
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