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The mission of UGA Extension Quitman County is to extend lifelong learning to it's citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

UGA Extension operates through a unique partnership with Quitman County, the University of Georgia, the State of Georgia, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture and is backed by specialists and a network of resources.  Extension agents have been on the job in Georgia since 1914.

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Extension News
Drink Water link Unless you are an athlete, sports drinks are not the best choice for staying hydrated. By Alexis Roberts | Published: 8/17/2017
Spalding FACS Agent link After two decades, Spalding County finally welcomes Family and Consumer Sciences Extension agent to community. By Alexis Roberts, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 8/8/2017
Eclipse Safety link Eye safety is paramount when enjoying a solar eclipse. By Alexis Roberts, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon | Published: 8/3/2017
Traveling Kitchen link Rockdale County Extension agent teaches good nutrition, cooks healthy meals in mobile kitchen. By Alexis Roberts, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 7/13/2017
Teenage Brains link Teenagers' bodies may look older, but their brains are not finished growing yet. By Alexis Roberts, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy, Keishon Thomas | Published: 7/11/2017
Avoid Heatstroke link UGA Extension gives tips on how to protect children from heatstroke. By Alexis Roberts, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy, Keishon Thomas, Keishon Thomas | Published: 6/29/2017
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