The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension is a statewide educational organization funded by federal, state and local governments that brings research-based education directly to individuals, families and communities. UGA Extension is dedicated to helping people find answers to questions related to agriculture, the environment, families & 4-H and Youth.
UGA Extension Dade County
114 Pace Drive
P.O. Box 550
Trenton, GA. 30752
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Below are some of UGA Extension's most broadly useful resources for those involved in agriculture on the farm, in schools, and around the home.
Free online learning
24/7 Tips to live a more active lifestyle, shop smarter, make healthier food choices, and cook delicious meals on a budget! Receive free kitchen and fitness items.
Aug 18 - Aug 19 Great Southeast Pollinator Census This annual community science event involves counting pollinators that land on a favorite pollinator plant and uploading those counts to the project website (https://GSePC.org). Counting events are hosted by UGA Extension agents, Master Gardener groups and project partners. Participants can also count at home with their families or at work with their co-workers. This is a no-cost STEM project for schools and educators.
- Virtual Event
Sep 25 - Sep 26 NE Cloverleaf Conference - Wahsega (4th - 6th Grade) NE Cloverleaf 4-H'ers in 4th - 6th grade will attend classes, workshops, and activities.
- Dahlonega, GA - (88.0 Miles)
Dec 2 - Dec 3 Cloverleaf Project Achievement - Union County (4th - 6th Grades) Project Achievement held for 4th, 5th, & 6th grade 4-H members. Youth may present an oral demonstration with visuals, prepare a dish, or play an instrument, sing, or dance.
- Blairsville, GA - (88.0 Miles)
Hospitality and tourism In 2021, the hospitality and tourism industry thrived. Nearly 200 million visitors to Georgia produced $34.4 billion in direct visitor spending.
Class of 2023 The 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.