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UGA Extension has provided online educational programming, consultations and essential lab services during the COVID-19 pandemic while observing safe health practices for employees and the public. We offer resources for adults and 4-H youth on health, food, finances, parenting, agriculture and more. For the latest status on programs, contact your local Extension office or visit the events calendar.

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Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Cherokee County Extension Notice: The Cherokee County Extension Office will be utlizing a drop box located in the lobby of our building for soil and water samples.  If you need assistance with a water sample, please call the Extension office to confirm the type of test appropriate for you.  Water sample kits will be placed in the drop box with your name listed on the outside. 

***The Cherokee County Administrative building will be closed Friday November 20th.*****


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Mission

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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