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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
Perdue Visit link Perdue says that 4-H members are proof that you don't have to be an adult to make a difference. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 10/9/2017
4-H Week link From governors to country music artists to business leaders, Georgia 4-H has helped young people become confident adults. By Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 10/5/2017
Turtle Release link Georgia 4-H raises abandoned sea turtle and turns her into an environmental educator. By Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon | Published: 10/3/2017
Working for Wildlife link Georgia 4-H'er's devotion to Athens-Clarke County's Bear Hollow Zoo made plain in her debut coloring book. By Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon, Merritt Melancon | Published: 10/2/2017
Young Farmers link Kellee Alday retires from top spot in Georgia 4-H Watermelon Growing Contest. By Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 9/13/2017
Drink Water link Unless you are an athlete, sports drinks are not the best choice for staying hydrated. By Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy, Alexis Roberts | Published: 8/17/2017
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