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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
  • May 23 - May 25 Manager ServSafe Training You can improve your food safety and sanitation skills through a nationally recognized food safety sanitation course. The class is 12 hours + exam by a Certified ServSafe Trainer of UGA Family and Consumer Sciences, Mitzi Parker. This course meets the new GA Food Code requirements and is certified through the National Restaurant Association and includes the course book, supplies, educational materials, exam, instruction, and refreshments. Successful completion of the exam provides certification. The class fee of $140.00 includes course book, supplies, educational materials, exam, and instructions.
    • Americus, GA - (175.0 Miles)
  • May 23 ServSafe Manager Certification Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. Workshops are offered in Hall County.
    • Gainesville, GA - (193.0 Miles)
  • May 23 Zoom Gardening #7 Zoom Gardening - Introduction to Canning - What do you do with all those extra vegetables? Join online or in person with Brenda Jackson, Agriculture and Natural Resources agent, on Mondays from 12:30-1pm. You can register at https://ugeorgia.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1zwQeET2Dxt5RwG
    • Virtual Event
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