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UGA Extension is a partnership between the University of Georgia and local counties that provide the community with education and resources in Agriculture4-H Youth Education and Family & Consumer Sciences.


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Agriculture & Natural Resources, Our goal is to assist and educate local farmers, businesses, homeowners, gardeners and Master Gardener Extension Volunteers with information about plant identification, plant diseases, insect identification, pest control, and soil and water testing. We offer soil and water lab analysis, and consultations with a UGA Agriculture agent. private and commercial pesticide licensing.


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4-H Youth Development, Rockdale County's future leaders learn life skills through hands-on learning experiences. 4-H is considered one of the world's largest youth clubs offering today's youth from Kindergarten-12th grade a variety of clubs, programs, summer camp and activities.


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Family & Consumer Sciences, Provides education in the community on topics including: healthy eating and cooking, as well as quarterly ServSafe Managers Training Certifications, and quarterly Child Care Provider credit hours. The Family and Consumer Science agent also offers counseling in a variety of areas. These include: Health education, financial planning, diabetic meal planning, and food safety.


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Upcoming Events
  • Dec 19 Small and Beginning Farmer Workshop UGA Extension is partnering with Athens Land Trust to provide a program for new and small scale farmers to learn what services and assistance is available to make their farms profitable. The program will include representatives from: The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Farm Service Agency (FSA) UGA Small Business Development Center (SBDC) UGA Extension Athens Land Trust To register, please call(706)743-8341 by Dec. 15 Crawford, GA - (55.0 Miles)
  • Jan 6, 2018 - Jan 8, 2018 Counselor Selection Weekend Georgia 4-H'ers try out at Rock Eagle 4-H Center for a coveted summer counselor position at one of Georgia's five 4-H centers. Eatonton, GA - (46.0 Miles)
  • Jan 10, 2018 - Jan 11, 2018 ServSafe Manager Certification Training and Exam UGA Rockdale County Extension provides the Nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. The training is from 8:45am-3:30pm, both days. $140.00 Conyers, GA
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