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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Status Update

UGA Extension has provided online educational programming, consultations and essential lab services during the COVID-19 pandemic while observing safe health practices for employees and the public. We offer resources for adults and 4-H youth on health, food, finances, parenting, agriculture and more. For the latest status on programs, contact your local Extension office or visit the events calendar.

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Hancock County Extension Office Update

Due to COVID-19 Hancock County Extension Office will be CLOSED to the Public. If you would like to make an appointment, please feel free to call us or email us. Our phone number is 706-444-7573 or 706-444-6596 and our email address is

If you have questions for a specific program area please contact

Agriculture & Natural Resource - Tammy Cheely,

4-H - Randie Gray,

Soil & Water Samples -  Joyce Robinson,

Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you.

Thank you for your understanding and patience.

Please stay safe and well!! 



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  • Practicing Gratitude in Relationships Practicing Gratitude in Relationships UGA research says that acts of gratitude can go a long way. By Aaron Hale | Published: 11/23/2020
  • Fairy Rings Fairy Rings Fairy ring mushrooms are decomposers that grow in soil with high levels of organic matter. By Paul Pugliese | Published: 11/23/2020
  • Women's time in Ghana Women's time in Ghana Even in the midst of a global pandemic, researchers in northern Ghana are working to better understand how men and women use their time in order to target interventions that would reduce drudgery for women and bring in a healthier peanut crop. Working with a Peanut Innovation Lab project in Northern Ghana, the Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (CSIR-SARI) adapted an in-person survey into a pandemic-safe study this summer, employing enumerators and regional agriculture extension agents to conduct house By Allison Floyd | Published: 11/19/2020
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