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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Status Update

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.

COVID-19 Resources

Take the 2020 Census

Due to COVID-19, the schedule for the census self-response has been extended to October 31. Complete it today by mail, telephone or online.

2020 Census Information

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

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Upcoming Events
  • May 27 Insects in and around your home Come hear about common pests we are seeing now in and around your home. This presentation will be given by Dr. Dan Suiter and Lisa Ames, University of Georgia
  • May 27 Just for the Health of It!: Home Edition (#KCC - Kids Culinary Class) Are you tired of eating the same meals? Need inspiration? Congratulations! You now have a one-of-a-kind virtual cooking experience right in the comfort of your own home. Join us every Wednesday in May as we teach you how to create great tasting, healthy food. Our very own Chef Rebecca will inspire us with everything from breakfast to dinner.
  • May 28 Backyard Basics: Growing Wildflowers Whether you have wide open spaces, a small side yard, or patio planters, wildflowers are an excellent choice! Join us at this webinar to learn the backyard basics behind growing wildflowers from seed.
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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.


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Extension News
  • Protecting Workers Protecting Workers COVID-19 safety video in Spanish helps workers understand new safety protocols. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 5/22/2020
  • Backyard Fruits Webinar Backyard Fruits Webinar Webinar series Backyard Fruits aims to help gardeners grow fruit at home By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 5/21/2020
  • Produce Safety Produce Safety UGA expert developed an online calculator and simulator to help educate farmers and Extension agents with necessary actions related to the water quality component of the Produce Safety Rule in the Food Safety Modernization Act. By Josh Paine | Published: 5/21/2020
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