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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.


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Annual Weather Review
Annual Weather Review Wet conditions in 2021 made fields difficult to enter and caused significant crop impacts. By Pam Knox | Published: 1/18/2022
National 4-H Winners
National 4-H Winners Ben Hill County 4-H team swept the competition, earning the national championship in the Consumer Decision Making Contest at the Western National Roundup in Denver, Colorado. By Josie Smith | Published: 1/17/2022
Radon Action Month
Radon Action Month UGA Radon Program urges Georgians to test for radon this January. By Carly Alyse Mirabile | Published: 1/14/2022
Tiny Bubbles
Tiny Bubbles UGA researchers are testing the benefits of irrigating turfgrass with nanobubble-infused water. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 1/13/2022
Rock Eagle Improvements
Rock Eagle Improvements Georgia 4-H, part of UGA Extension, will use this critical funding to make improvements to the largest 4-H facility in Georgia. By Josie Smith | Published: 1/12/2022
Upcoming Events
Mar 19 - Mar 20 Cloverleaf District Project Achievement - Southeast Alma, GA - (61.0 miles) 4-H Event
Mar 26 - Mar 27 Cloverleaf District Project Achievement - Northwest Douglasville, GA - (58.0 miles) 4-H Project Achievement
Apr 22 - Apr 23 Area Poultry Judging-Tift County Tifton, GA - (69.0 miles) https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/judging-teams/poultry/
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