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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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Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter


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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Frank McGill dies
Frank McGill dies McGill was known for helping Georgia advance to the No. 1 state for peanut production. By Josh Paine | Published: 3/5/2021
Pesticide trainings stay virtual
Pesticide trainings stay virtual Using Pesticides Wisely offering 11 virtual sessions for 2021 By Sean Montgomery | Published: 3/4/2021
Marketing webinars
Marketing webinars A free four-part webinar series will be held weekly beginning March 8. By Josh Paine | Published: 3/4/2021
Fast Snaps
Fast Snaps Study found that the mechanism that drives the jaws of trap-jaw ants evolved independently several times in a single ant genus. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 3/2/2021
Growing Pains
Growing Pains UGA’s range of efforts supporting Georgia agriculture is a resource network that reaches virtually every county and crop in the state. By Paige Parvin | Published: 3/2/2021
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 27 - Mar 28 Cloverleaf Project Achievement Douglasville, GA - (58.0 miles) 4-H Event
Apr 20 - Apr 21 Area Poultry Judging-Tift County Tifton, GA - (69.0 miles)
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