UGA Extension Office


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Status Update: All Extension face-to-face programming and events have been canceled or postponed through April 24. For now, our local County Extension Offices are closed to the public. Read the full announcement.

While it is not at all "business as usual," we want to assure you UGA Extension is committed to doing all we can to be a part of the solution in this unique situation. UGA Extension offers resources on sanitizing your home, hand washing, emergency food supplies, and keeping farm operations running.

COVID-19 Resources

fileThe Cherokee county Extension office is adhering to Governor Kemp’s statewide order to shelter in place. Our office is closed to the public, however our employees are telecommuting and we are here to serve you. We understand this changes the way that we do business, but we are still committed to serving the residents of Cherokee County. For the promptest response, please email Check back here for updates and the latest information for our office. Be well and wash your paws Georgia!
fileDue to school closures and advice from the Cherokee County Health Department, the 4-H rabies clinic for this year will be canceled. Cherokee County 4-H plans to host another clinic in April 2021.

Our Programs


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 Cherokee County links the resources of the University of Georgia  and Cherokee County to provide educational programs, information, and assistance to citizens. UGA Extension Cherokee County helps the citizens of Cherokee 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

Cherokee County: A great place to live, work and play

UGA Extension Cherokee County
1130 Bluffs Parkway, Suite G-49
Canton, GA 30114
Phone: (770) 721-7803
Fax: (678) 493-6111

Office Hours:
8am-12pm and 1pm-5pm, Monday - Friday


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