About Us:

UGA Extension agents, staff and trained volunteers keep local communities informed through county Extension offices. We offer reliable information and programs in the areas of agriculture, food, families, the environment, and 4-H youth development. Let us help you learn, grow, and do more!
UGA Extension Office


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

Our program areas include:

Agriculture and Natural Resources

The Monroe County Extension office is your gateway to the resources of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. We offer educational resources and programs that help clients be more successful in their agricultural pursuits.

We provide testing services for:

  • Soil
  • Well Water
  • Feed & Forage
  • Poultry Litter
  • Pond Water

Family and Consumer Sciences

UGA FACS provides programming and educational resources on:

  • Chronic Disease Prevention/Healthy Lifestyles
  • Economic Well-being for Individuals and Families
  • Food Safety and Preservation
  • Healthy, Safe and Affordable Housing Environments
  • Positive Development for Individuals, Families and Communities

Monroe County's FACS Agent's focus is on Chronic Disease Prevention/Healthy Lifestyles and Food Safety and Preservation.

4-H and Youth Development

Monroe County 4-H provides programs for students grades 5-12 including:

  • Cloverleaf Class Club Meetings
  • Cotton Boll  Consumer Judging
  • DPA Preparation
  • Horse Team - Judging and Quiz Bowl
  • Junior/Senior Leadership Council
  • Livestock Judging and Show Teams
  • S.A.F.E. Shotgun Team
  • Summer Camp