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Mission

To extend lifelong learning from the University of Georgia to the everyday lives of Georgia citizens through current, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

What is UGA Extension?

UGA Extension operates through a unique partnership with Burke County, the University of Georgia, the U. S. Department of Agriculture and the State of Georgia.  UGA Cooperative Extension was founded in 1914 to bring research-based information to the people of Georgia backed by specialists and a network of resources.  Today, UGA Extension serves more than 2.6 million Georgians annually.  From publications to in-person workshops and events, Extension is ready to meet the needs of the state and its communities. UGA Extension is on the forefront of food safety, technology, research, and education; keeping Georgia’s economy strong and making life better for Georgians.  Learn more about Extension

Our Promise

UGA Extension Burke County links resources of the University of Georgia, Fort Valley State University, and Burke County to provide educational programs, information, and assistance to the citizens of our community.  We promise to provide practical education you can trust, to help people, businesses and our community solve problems, develop skills and build a better future from the ground up.  

 


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Upcoming Events
  • Jan 26 Practice Livestock Judging Contest Oglethorpe and Greene County Extension offices will be hosting a practice youth livestock judging contest on January 26, 2023. Teams should arrive at the Greene County Extension office at 4pm with $10 per student. Checks should be made payable to Oglethorpe 4-H. RSVP is required to shanna.reynolds@uga.edu
    • Greensboro, GA - (75.0 Miles)
  • Feb 3 - Feb 6 SE District Jr/Sr Project Achievement 4-H Event
    • Eatonton, GA - (79.0 Miles)
  • Feb 10 - Feb 13 SW District Jr/Sr Project Achievement 4-H Event
    • Eatonton, GA - (79.0 Miles)
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