UGA Extension Whitfield County
104 S. Thornton Ave.
P.O. Box 1385
Dalton, GA 30720
8:00 am-12:00 pm
1:00 pm -5:00 pm
How may UGA Extension in Whitfield County assist you?
We have three different program areas:
- Agriculture & Natural Resources
- Family and Consumer Sciences/The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program
- 4-H Youth Development
Through these programs, we bring reliable information to the Dalton-Whitfield Community with University of Georgia research-based information.
Diagnostic Services available:
- Soil Testing
- Water Testing
- Insect Identification
- Forage/Hay Testing
- Plant Tissue Diagnostics
- Weed Identification
- Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program (MGEV)
- Livestock Exhibiters
For additional information, please contact Dr. Roger Gates at 706-278-8207 or email@example.com.
The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) offers information on how healthy habits that can fit your budget. Available programs:
- EFNEP Food Talk Program
- Food Preparations
- Walk Georgia
For additional information, please contact Brooke Walker at 706-278-8207 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To assist youth in acquiring knowledge, developing life skills, and forming attitudes that will enable them to become self-directing, productive and contributing members of society. This mission is accomplished, through "hands on" learning experiences. As a program of UGA Extension, 4-H is part of the nationwide Extension network. Available programs:
- County/District Judging Teams
- Project Achievement
- In-School Programs (5th-12th Grade)
- Community Service
- Local Day Camps & 4-H Summer Camps
- District & State Conferences
- Out of School Programs-SLAM
- Leadership Training Programs
For additional information, please contact Kandi Edwards at 706-278-8207 or email@example.com.
Be on the lookout for the following upcoming programs coming in 2018: 2018 Summer Day Camps, 4-H Financial Literacy Conference, and 2018 Northwest Georgia Master Cattleman Program. For regular information on Extension programs, bookmark www.ugaextension.org/whitfield or contact the UGA Extension office in Whitfield County at 706-278-8207.
Jul 16 - Jul 21 Marine Resources Camp (6th - 8th grade) Marine Resources Camp (6th - 8th grade) at Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island Tybee Island, GA - (304.0 Miles)
Jul 24 - Jul 28 State 4-H Congress State 4-H Congress Atlanta, GA - (69.0 Miles)
Jul 25 2018 Northwest Georgia Row Crop Scouting School This program offers basic information on crop insect/disease pests and scouting procedures. This program will serve as a review for experienced scouts and producers and as an introduction to cotton/soybean pest monitoring for new scouts. Includes Sponsored Lunch and Pesticide License CEU's: 2 hours for commercial category 21 and 1 hour for private licenses. Cartersville, GA - (40.0 Miles)
NICH Meeting link Consumer horticulture group formed to spread the word about the healthfulness of plants.
Cotton STEM Workshop link 4-H students learn about how cotton is processed, how to sweep for insects in a field and how to take soil samples.
Blueberry Month link Originally called 'star berries,' blueberries have a five-pointed star on one end.