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Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth, and families.

University of Georgia Cooperative Extension in Tift County provides a variety of educational programs and client services to the residents of our county. We are dedicated to helping people find answers to questions related to the following areas:


Upcoming Events
  • Aug 20 Vegetable Garden Pest Control Pest control strategies for the home garden will be discussed to help you protect your vegetable crops. FREE FLOWER SEEDS will be given to all participants that will help attract beneifical insects to your garden like bees and butterflies. Jeffersonville, GA - (84.0 Miles)
  • Aug 21 - Aug 22 Manager ServSafe Training Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice 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. Americus, GA - (59.0 Miles)
  • Sep 10 SW Area Forestry Field Day SW Area Forestry Field Day Camilla, GA - (44.0 Miles)
  • Nov 28 - Nov 29 ServSafe Manager Certification 2 Day Training and Exam UGA Tift 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 8:30am - 5:00pm, both days. $140.00 Tifton, GA
  • Apr 11, 2019 Area Poultry Judging Contest-Tift Co. Area Poultry Judging Contest-Tift Co. Tifton, GA - (8.0 Miles)
  • Apr 12, 2019 Area Poultry Judging Contest-Toombs Co. Area Poultry Judging Contest-Toombs Co. Lyons, GA - (89.0 Miles)
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Extension News
  • Flower Gardens link Growing cut flowers at home is possible with the right knowledge. By Paul A. Thomas | Published: 2/15/2018
  • Conservation Innovation Grant link The grant supports UGA CAES research on the Tifton campus through July 2020. By Clint Thompson | Published: 2/15/2018
  • Seed Shopping link Add some unique vegetables to your spring garden by ordering through a seed catalog. By Alicia Holloway | Published: 2/15/2018
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