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Welcome to Madison County!

Located only 17 miles northeast of Athens-Clarke County and the University of Georgia, Madison County covers 285 square miles in the Piedmont region of Northeast Georgia. Madison County's number one industry is agriculture. According to the 2015 UGA Farm Gate Report, Madison County is #2 in agricultural production, with a total farm gate value of more than $450 Million.

Much of the agriculture in the county is centered around Georgia's large poultry industry, but Madison County also has a diversified agriculture, with many acres devoted to beef cattle, goats, and sheep; hay, soybeans, and small grains; as well as timber production and several small vegetable farms that raise produce for farmers markets.


Upcoming Events

Welcome to 4-H

4-H Kickoff 

 

Madison County Fair

 

 

2017 NE GA Hay Contest

This annual forage quality contest is open to producers from Madison and surrounding counties.  You can click here to find out more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Madison County 4-H Fundraisers

The Madison County 4-H Club will be  having fundraisers for kids to attend 4-H activities this year.  Come out and support our kids as they work toward going to competition. 

Fundraisers will be held through out the county at local businesses.  Krispy Kreme donghnut sales will be held around the county. Kids will be at Colbert and Comer Bread Basket, Ingles in Hull, and the city hall parking lot in Danielsville. 

Come out and support these kids as they work very hard to raise funds for 4H activities this year. 


What is UGA Extension?

UGA Extension is a partnership (Cooperation) between The University of Georgia,
the U. S. Department of Agriculture, and individual counties. UGA Extension delivers current research conducted at universities and research farms to the citizens of each county based on their individual needs. This delivery system allows UGA Extension to be on the forefront of food safety, technology, research, and education; keeping Georgia’s economy strong and making life better for Georgians. Visit the UGA Extension website to find out more!


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
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