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UGA Extension in Chatham County provides a variety of educational programs and client services in the areas of Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS), 4-H Youth Development, and Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR).

We provide current, unbiased, research-based information to our community through the cooperation of the University of Georgia with federal, state, and local governments. We invite you to contact or visit the UGA Extension Chatham County office. 

Chatham County Extension
17 Minus Ave
Garden City, GA 31408

(912) 652-7981

uge3051@uga.edu

Office Hours

Monday - Friday : 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Closed weekends & most major holidays.


Upcoming Events in Chatham County
  • Feb 23 Southeast Georgia Beekeeping Symposium Join us February 23rd-25th, 2023, for the inaugural Southeast Georgia Beekeeping Symposium, an educational event for Lowcountry and Coastal Empire beekeepers.  On Thursday, qualified participants can become Certified Beekeepers through the University of Georgia Master Beekeeper Program and join us Friday and Saturday for various beekeeping seminars, valuable for beginner and advanced beekeepers alike! -Thursday, February 23rd: Georgia Certified Beekeeper Training & Practical Exam. Participants must have at least 1-year of beekeeping experience to qualify for certification. -Friday February 24th & Saturday, February 25th: Beekeeping Seminars. All experience levels welcome! -9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. each day Hosted at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, located at 2 Canebrake Rd. Savannah, GA 31419. More information about this event can be found at: https://extension.uga.edu/segabeesymposium.html.
    • Savannah, GA
  • Feb 24 Southeast Georgia Beekeeping Symposium Join us February 23rd-25th, 2023, for the inaugural Southeast Georgia Beekeeping Symposium, an educational event for Lowcountry and Coastal Empire beekeepers.  On Thursday, qualified participants can become Certified Beekeepers through the University of Georgia Master Beekeeper Program and join us Friday and Saturday for various beekeeping seminars, valuable for beginner and advanced beekeepers alike! -Thursday, February 23rd: Georgia Certified Beekeeper Training & Practical Exam. Participants must have at least 1-year of beekeeping experience to qualify for certification. -Friday February 24th & Saturday, February 25th: Beekeeping Seminars. All experience levels welcome! -9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. each day Hosted at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, located at 2 Canebrake Rd. Savannah, GA 31419. More information about this event can be found at: https://extension.uga.edu/segabeesymposium.html.
    • Savannah, GA
  • Feb 25 Southeast Georgia Beekeeping Course Are you a new or aspiring beekeeper? The 2023 Southeast Georgia Beekeeping Course is an excellent opportunity to learn what it takes to keep healthy hives. This seven-Saturday course will consist of lectures and hands-on demonstrations covering honey bee biology, hive management, mite & disease prevention, honey extraction, and more! The course is hosted by the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm. Class is held one Saturday each month, January-July 2023. Classes will be led by instructors Keith Fielder, Putnam County Extension Coordinator, Dr. Tim Davis, Chatham County Extension Coordinator, and Laura Liu of the Coastal Empire Beekeepers Association.
    • Savannah, GA

What is UGA Extension?

UGA Extension extends lifelong learning to the people of Georgia through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

UGA Extension helps Georgians become healthier, more productive, financially independent and environmentally responsible. Extension agents stay in touch with issues relevant to people in local communities through County Extension offices.

UGA Extension is a county, state and federal funded organization supported by specialists in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences.

For more information about our services and programs, see our pages:

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program

4-H Youth Development

Family & Consumer Sciences


Statewide Extension Events
  • Jan 27 2023 Georgia Ag Forecast This annual seminar shares the latest research and information from UGA faculty to help farmers and agribusinesses in Georgia's No. 1 industry. Join us in-person or online for these expert updates, including keynote address by Deputy Chairperson of the World Agricultural Outlook Board William Chambers and industry-specific breakout sessions.
    • Virtual Event
    • Tifton, GA - (140.0 Miles)
  • Jan 28 - Jan 29 Georgia 4-H State Horse Quiz Bowl Horse Quiz Bowl teams of either four or five members from one county compete against each other answering questions in a game show format. Play consists of double elimination tournament-style matches where two teams compete at a time. Participants compete with their team to answer questions on anatomy, conformation, feed and nutrition.
    • Madison, GA - (166.0 Miles)
  • Jan 31 - Feb 1 Georgia 4-H Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting Advisory Winter Meeting
    • Athens, GA - (179.0 Miles)
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