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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Status Update

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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Volunteer Power
Volunteer Power University of Georgia Cooperative Extension honors thousands of volunteers who facilitate programming around the state levels. By Sheri Dorn | Published: 4/19/2021
Young farmer honored in Early County
Young farmer honored in Early County Despite muscular dystrophy, young farmer's passion is leading him to success By Sean Montgomery | Published: 4/19/2021
UGA Young Farmers and Ranchers
UGA Young Farmers and Ranchers Adam Belflower, a third-year agribusiness student from Cochran, Georgia, took home the grand prize. By Josh Paine | Published: 4/15/2021
Precision Poultry Conference
Precision Poultry Conference This free, all-day precision poultry farming conference will be held virtually May 4.. By Claire Marie Coleman | Published: 4/14/2021
Kids Cooking Club
Kids Cooking Club Since April 2020, the kids cooking club has reached more than 550 youth of all ages — from age 4 up to 18 — and has built a loyal fan base of students who participate regularly. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 4/13/2021
Upcoming Events
Apr 20 - Apr 21 Area Poultry Judging-Tift County Tifton, GA - (69.0 miles)
Apr 24 - Apr 25 Project SAFE Modified Trap Qualification Match Douglasville, GA - (58.0 miles) Douglas County
Apr 24 - Apr 25 Project SAFE Modified Trap Qualification Match Thomasville, GA - (66.0 miles) Thomas County
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