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UGA Extension faculty and staff provide economic, environmental and quality-of-life impact throughout the state. Read their stories covered under the overviews below.


Community, Home and Life Skills

UGA Extension agents live and work in communities and counties throughout the state so they can identify and serve the needs of their clientele quickly and accurately. In 2020, their work focused on home and life skills during a pandemic.

Food Safety

Georgians expect their food to be safe to eat and to serve to their families. UGA Extension helps safeguard their safety through education and training. Food and animal production, food industry needs and consumer demand help dictate the focus on food safety.

Plant Production

Growing crops in Georgia is a multi-faceted job. It entails fighting plant diseases, weeds and pests; soil quality and irrigation; genetics; post-harvest handling; conservation and cultural trends, as well as breeding programs introducing new cultivars. UGA Extension has a hand in every phase.

Sustainability, Conservation and the Environment

Agriculture thrives when the environment is healthy. UGA Extension works to support agriculture to keep it sustainable and profitable by managing natural resources, focusing on production practices, investigating niche markets and protecting the environment.