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What is Extension?

UGA Cooperative Extension is a collaboration between Georgia county governments, the USDA, and the University of Georgia's Colleges of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences and Family & Consumer Sciences. The mission of UGA Cooperative Extension is to extend lifelong learning to the people of Georgia through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families. Backed up by UGA Specialists and a network of resources, Extension Agents have been on the job in Georgia since 1914.

                                                   Select from the links below for Rockdale County Programs.

Agriculture4-H Youth Education and Family & Consumer Sciences.


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Agriculture & Natural Resources: Our goal in Rockdale County is to assist and educate local farmers, businesses, homeowners, and gardeners with latest agriculture and horticulture information regarding soil and water testing, plant identification and diseases, insect identification and control, and private/commercial pesticide licensing.  We also offer consultations with a UGA Agriculture Agent, and information about the Master Gardener Extension Volunteers Program.


Soil Testing

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Summer Camp
Summer Activities Brochure 
Summer Activities Registration Form
4-H Nights Schedule

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 and workshops  in a variety of areas. These include: Health education, diabetic meal planning, and food safety.


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Upcoming Events
  • May 26 - May 28 TCW- State Trap, Skeet, Sporting Clays TCW- State Trap, Skeet, Sporting Clays Savannah, GA - (207.0 Miles)
  • May 30 - Jun 2 Georgia Officer Training Training for 2018-19 Jr and Sr District officers held at Rock Eagle. Eatonton, GA - (46.0 Miles)
  • May 30 - May 31 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training This training program certifies food handlers and managers in restaurants, schools, hospitals, nursing home cafeterias, and other food service businesses to prevent causing or spreading foodborne illness. The ServSafe® Program is a recognized food safety sanitation course developed by The Educational Foundation of The National Restaurant Association. Baxley, GA - (164.0 Miles)
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