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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
  • Apr 28 Egg Candling Class Egg Candling is a procedure to determine the quality of eggs for human consumption. Anyone who sells eggs in the State of Georgia is required to have a license. This class is taught by the Georgia Department of Agriculture. Lunch is Provided. Alamo, GA - (63.0 Miles)
  • May 1 - May 2 Georgia 4-H Area Poultry Judging-Tifton Georgia 4-H Area Poultry Judging-Tifton Tifton, GA
  • May 2 - May 3 Georgia 4-H Area Poultry Judging-Lyons Georgia 4-H Area Poultry Judging-Lyons Lyons, GA - (89.0 Miles)
  • May 16 - May 17 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
  • May 17 New Tax Law Workshop - Colquitt Co. Join us for a half-day seminar that will highlight estate tax changes, individual tax changes and business tax changes in the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.” It will also include a review of schedule F (farming profit and loss) as well as some tax planning techniques. Moultrie, GA - (25.0 Miles)
  • Aug 15 - Aug 16 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
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Extension News
  • Walter Barnard Hill Award link Gaskin's career is focused on the use of conservation methods in traditional agriculture. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 4/19/2018
  • Succession Planting link Add new seeds or plants every two weeks for an extra-long harvest season. By Merritt Melancon, Alicia Holloway | Published: 4/19/2018
  • Planting Conditions link After the anticipated dry spring weather, an active tropical storm season in the Atlantic Ocean is expected this summer. By Merritt Melancon, Alicia Holloway, Julie Jernigan | Published: 4/16/2018
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