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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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Poultry Production

Cooking for a Lifetime


Presented by University of Georgia Extension/Gordon County and the American Cancer Society, Cooking for a Lifetime is a cancer prevention cooking school scheduled for Monday, May 14th. 


Cooking for a Lifetime
Extension News
  • Tropical Warnings link Rain, high water and possible flooding expected in late May. By Pam Knox | Published: 5/24/2018
  • Watermelon Crop link Downy mildew thrives in wet, humid conditions, using moisture on the plant's surface for successful spore germination. By Pam Knox, Clint Thompson | Published: 5/23/2018
  • Scouting link The life cycles of some insect pests are so short that missing a week of scouting can lead to increased pests and damaged crops. By Pam Knox, Clint Thompson, Becky Griffin | Published: 5/23/2018
  • Pepper Weevils link Seventy percent of the winter peppers imported into the US are grown in Mexico, where weevils originate. By Pam Knox, Clint Thompson, Becky Griffin, Clint Thompson | Published: 5/22/2018
  • Yoga Kids link Almost 100 Georgia 4-H agents and assistants are now trained to teach Yoga for Kids. By Pam Knox, Clint Thompson, Becky Griffin, Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon | Published: 5/23/2018
  • Flea Fights link Get a hold on flea populations early to avoid a months-long battle. By Pam Knox, Clint Thompson, Becky Griffin, Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Merritt Melancon | Published: 5/17/2018
  • Accommodating Gardens link Gardens should be designed to accommodate the gardener. By Pam Knox, Clint Thompson, Becky Griffin, Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Merritt Melancon, Josh Fuder | Published: 5/17/2018
  • 4-H Food Product link Walker County 4-H'ers take first place in Georgia 4-H's Food Product Development Contest for their Cheez Beez. By Pam Knox, Clint Thompson, Becky Griffin, Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Merritt Melancon, Josh Fuder, Merritt Melancon | Published: 5/15/2018
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Upcoming Events
  • Jun 5 Nutrition Class Learn how to eat healthy without spending a lot of money, the importance of having a grocery list, what it means to eat healthy foods, portion control to prevent weight gain, and more. Ellijay, GA - (28.0 Miles)
  • Jun 5 Money/Budget Class Learn how to stretch your food dollars, how and where you can save money, the importance of paying bills on time, how to keep track of your spending, and more. Ellijay, GA - (28.0 Miles)
  • Jun 11 - Jun 16 Junior Camp (7th - 8th grade, NE District) Junior Camp (7th - 8th grade, NE District) at Fortson 4-H Center Hampton, GA - (84.0 Miles)
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