UGA Extension Office


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
  • UGA Dairy link Mary Ethel, the calf, makes her debut at UGA Teaching Dairy. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 6/22/2018
  • Honeybee 101 link Learn some bee biology during National Pollinator Week. By Josh Fuder | Published: 6/20/2018
  • Peach Crop link Increased chill hours are a big reason Georgia is having a better year with its peaches. By Clint Thompson | Published: 6/20/2018
  • Network Leader link Interim director named for UGA Automated Environmental Monitoring Network. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 6/15/2018
  • Safer Fruit link Avoid illness by cleaning melons before slicing them and refrigerating any leftovers. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 6/14/2018
  • 4-H20 Camp link Three-day camp brings south Georgia 4-H'ers to UGA's Stripling Irrigation Research Park in Camilla, Georgia. By Lydia Connell | Published: 6/13/2018
  • Time to Can link Check lids, jars and canning racks before it's time to can your produce. By Christina Conner | Published: 6/13/2018
  • Turfgrass Field Day link UGA event will highlight the latest research on turfgrasses. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 6/12/2018
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Upcoming Events
  • Jun 25 - Jun 30 Junior Camp (7th - 8th grade, SE District) Junior Camp (7th - 8th grade, SE District) at Fortson 4-H Center Hampton, GA - (84.0 Miles)
  • Jun 28 Basics of Pressure Canning Did you receive a bounty from your garden this year? Want to learn how to preserve it the safe way? Come join UGA FACS Extension Agent Carin Booth for an informative afternoon on pressure canning. Learn about the equipment and processes and take some great recipes to try at home. Flowery Branch, GA - (63.0 Miles)
  • Jul 9 - Jul 14 Junior Camp (7th - 8th grade, SW District) Junior Camp (7th - 8th grade, SW District) at Fortson 4-H Center Hampton, GA - (84.0 Miles)
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