Colquitt County Cooperative Extension
UGA Extension in Colquitt County offers educational programs in the areas of horticulture, agriculture, food safety, nutrition, and leadership and citizenship for our youth and community.
UGA Extension operates through a unique partnership with Colquitt County, the University of Georgia, the State of Georgia, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture and is backed by specialists and a network of resources. Extension agents have been on the job in Georgia since 1914.
Jun 3 - Jun 5 Georgia 4-H Ambassador Training 4-H Trainig
- Eatonton, GA
Jun 3 Celebration Garden Tour Join us on Saturday, June 3, 2023 for our inaugural Celebration Garden Tour. “Every Step, A New Delight” is what you will find on this garden tour. Five home gardens of master gardeners in the Sandy Springs area will be on display for the Celebration Garden Tour ticket holders. North Fulton Master Gardener Extension Volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and highlight areas of interest in each garden. The gardens can be viewed in any order. Please note that the gardens are not wheelchair accessible or suitable for strollers. Sturdy shoes are suggested. Photography is acceptable for personal use and enjoyment. This event takes place rain or shine. The tour includes: • An array of container gardening • A traditional “Old South” style garden • A garden with museum-quality sculptures • Terraced landscape architecture • Unique plants and garden designs • Plein air artists and musicians in the gardens
- Sandy Springs, GA
Jun 5 - Jun 6 First Day of Summer Camp Beginning of Georgia 4-H Summer Camps.
- Athens, GA
Class of 2023 UGA Griffin campus held graduation ceremonies for 21 graduate and undergraduate students on May 10.
Reducing Food Waste Consumers hold high standards for fresh food, which farmers aim to meet, but hot summer temperatures and long-haul deliveries can degrade quality even before produce makes it into stores and shipment rejection is a familiar reality in the horticultural industry.
Medical Compounds Scientists study two plant compounds found in Madagascar periwinkle that are important in cancer treatment.