UGA Extension Office



Cooperative Extension is an outreach branch of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, College of Family and Consumer Sciences and Georgia 4-H. Our office serves the residents of Echols County with unbiased, research-based education in the areas of agriculture, natural resources, family development, housing/home environment, and youth development.

Extension News
Pennisi Awarded link UGA Griffin faculty member selected for public service fellowship. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 5/16/2019
Zoysia Shortage link Strong sales of Georgia-grown sod have some growers running low on supply. By Sharon Dowdy, Clint Waltz | Published: 5/16/2019
Organic Weed Control link Mulches and cultivation are effective tools for weed control in organic cropping systems. By Sharon Dowdy, Clint Waltz, Clint Thompson | Published: 5/13/2019
Bee Institute link Beginners, advanced beekeepers will learn the latest at yearly workshop. By Sharon Dowdy, Clint Waltz, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 5/9/2019
Housing Specialist link UGA Extension community development expert supporting healthy housing ecosystem. By Sharon Dowdy, Clint Waltz, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Sage Barnard | Published: 5/9/2019
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Upcoming Events
May 28 - May 29 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training Baxley, GA - (78.0 miles) UGA Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF.
Nov 11 Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging- Tifton Tifton, GA - (62.0 miles) Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging- Tifton
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