UGA Extension Office


Welcome to Quitman County

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
Combatting Rural Stress link “Rural Stress: Promising Practices and Future Directions” will assemble experts from across the country to discuss the challenges facing rural Americans. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 9/13/2018
Watermelon Contest link Watermelon weighing in at 168 pounds takes top 4-H prize. By Merritt Melancon, Sage Barnard | Published: 9/12/2018
Director Diez link University names new director to replace UGA Regents Professor Mike Doyle. By Merritt Melancon, Sage Barnard, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 8/1/2016
Coffee Intake link Caffeine can protect against Type 2 diabetes, Parkinson's disease, stroke and cardiovascular disease. By Merritt Melancon, Sage Barnard, Sharon Dowdy, Ines Beltran | Published: 8/23/2018
Andress Honored link Georgia FCS teachers honor leader of UGA's statewide home food processing and preservation program. By Merritt Melancon, Sage Barnard, Sharon Dowdy, Ines Beltran, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 2/19/2018
Rock Eagle Garden link Rock Eagle garden mixes heirloom and modern varieties to make pioneer garden practices work. By Merritt Melancon, Sage Barnard, Sharon Dowdy, Ines Beltran, Sharon Dowdy, Christina Conner | Published: 3/8/2018
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