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

What is UGA Extension?

A partnership of the University of Georgia, the U. S. Department of Agriculture and counties of the state cooperating. 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.

UGA Extension Carroll County links the resources of the University of Georgia, Fort Valley State University, and Carroll County to provide educational programs, information, and assistance to citizens. UGA Extension Carroll County helps the citizens of Carroll County by addressing the following initiatives:

  • Family and Economic Well-Being
  • Conservation and Management of Natural Resources
  • Agriculture Programming and Research Opportunities
  • Improving Nutrition, Diet and Health
  • Water Quality
  • Youth Leadership
  • 4-H Youth Development Program
  • Service Learning / Citizenship

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To provide practical education you can trust, to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future.

 


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Extension Publications
Vegetable Garden Calendar
Vegetable Garden Calendar (C 943) The recommendations in this circular are based on long-term average dates of the last killing frost in the spring and first killing frost in the fall. Every year does not conform to the "average," so you should use your own judgment about advancing or delaying the time for each job, depending on weather conditions.
Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines
Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987) This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water
Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016) Homeowners sometimes experience unpleasant odors in their household water. In many cases, the exact cause of the odor is difficult to determine by water testing; however, this publication provides a few general recommendations for treating some common causes of household water odors.
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Plant Color
Plant Color Choose cultivars with different bloom times to keep your garden colorful year-round. By Alicia Holloway | Published: 11/25/2022
CGBG Holiday Lights
CGBG Holiday Lights The Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens will host their holiday lights event in Savannah from Nov. 25 to Dec. 24. By Amanda Budd | Published: 11/24/2022
Beekeeper Outreach
Beekeeper Outreach A joint hire between UGA's College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the Odum School of Ecology, Lewis Bartlett is uniquely poised to take on complex issues tied to the health of bees and their beloved household by-product. By Cheryth Youngmann | Published: 11/23/2022
Worry-free Holiday
Worry-free Holiday Follow simple steps from UGA Extension to avoid a stressful holiday season. By Alexis Roberts, MaryBeth Hornbeck | Published: 11/22/2022

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