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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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The Effingham County Extension Office will be closed to the public, but we will still be available to receive phone calls.  Soil samples and/or 4-H payments and paperwork can be dropped off by appointment only.  Please call the office (912) 754-8040 if you need to request these services.  


The Effingham County Extension Office delivers educational programming for the citizens of Effingham in the areas of

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • 4-H Youth Development 
  • Family and Consumer Sciences.  

The UGA Extension mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families. 


Upcoming Events
  • Apr 10 - Apr 11 Food Showcase 4-H Event
    • Eatonton, GA - (143.0 Miles)
  • Apr 10 - Apr 16 National 4-H Conference National 4‑H Conference is the pinnacle experience in 4‑H Civic Engagement, providing the opportunity for young people to connect, learn, engage, lead and impact their communities, their nation and their world. Land Grant University 4‑H Departments send delegations of 4‑H youth between ages 15 and 19 to participate in the National 4‑H Conference. At the conference, delegates prepare and present briefings on important societal topics to federal officials in Washington, D.C. 4‑H youth also have the opportunity to engage in personal development experiences that increase their knowledge, resources, and skills while discussing topics affecting youth and 4‑H programming nationwide. Delegates not only learn while at the conference: they are empowered to create positive social change in their communities and have the opportunity to practice and apply their skills in a real-world setting. https://4-h.org/parents/national-4-h-conference/
    • Athens, GA - (170.0 Miles)
  • Apr 10 2021 Coweta Co. MGEV Spring Plant Sale: Customers Must Register In Advance To Enter NEWNAN: Coweta County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers 2021 Spring Plant Sale, Saturday, April 10, 8:30 am – 3 pm. No walk-ins - Customers must register in advance at https://bit.ly/2021CowetaMGEVSpringPlantSale-SignupToShop. MGEVs will provide instructions for plant care. Tomatoes, peppers, flowers, herbs and shrubs will be available. Cash or check only. Located at the Greenhouse behind Coweta County Extension office; Gate Entrance: 275 Pine Road, Newnan. Contact: Call 770-254-2620 or email coweta.extension@uga.edu for more information.
    • Newnan, GA - (224.0 Miles)
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