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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.

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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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MCR Genes
MCR Genes They can travel on food and people and are causing antibiotic resistance. By Josh Paine | Published: 10/19/2020
"Hearts of Glass" UGA horticulture offers viewing and discussion of film about Vertical Harvest, a Jackson, Wyoming, agribusiness that facilitates high-quality food production while providing employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. By Sean Montgomery | Published: 10/19/2020
Fire ant supergene
Fire ant supergene Newly discovered supergene in fire ants leads to variation in long-term behavior. By Sean Montgomery | Published: 10/15/2020
CURO Scholars 2020
CURO Scholars 2020 Three students in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences were selected for the award. By Stephanie Schupska | Published: 10/13/2020
D.W. Brooks Lecture 2020
D.W. Brooks Lecture 2020 The event, which is open to the public, will be held via Zoom on Nov. 10, 2020. By Josh Paine | Published: 10/13/2020
Upcoming Events
Mar 13 - Mar 14 Bacon County District Project Achievement for 4th-6th Grades Alma, GA - (61.0 miles) 4-H Project Achievement
Mar 19 - Mar 20 Step Up and Lead Jekyll Island, GA - (86.0 miles) 4-H Event
Mar 25 - Mar 26 Step Up and Lead Tifton, GA - (62.0 miles) 4-H Event
Apr 20 - Apr 21 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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