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Get educated about Coronavirus (COVID-19): The CDC and USDA offer the latest guidelines for preventing the spread of the virus and answers to many questions. UGA provides information about health, travel, emergency preparedness and campus operations through their website. UGA Extension offers resources on sanitizing your home, hand washing, emergency food supplies, and keeping farm operations running.

In an abundance of caution due to the Coronavirus outbreak, our office is currently closed and all UGA Extension Evans County programs and events are cancelled through at least March 31, 2020. If you need to contact staff, please email us or call. We are monitoring this situation closely, and this schedule is subject to change. 

We are still accepting soil, water, and plant samples. There is a place to put them with instructions; located right beside the front door of our office.

If you have any questions, please feel free to let us know.

Telephone: (912) 739-1292
Email: uge3109@uga.edu

In addition, UGA Extension has many valuable resources for assisting our community citizens during this time. Please visit https://extension.uga.edu/to…/timely-topics/emergencies.html .

This is uncharted territory for all of us; we appreciate your patience and understanding as we continue to provide Extension services to the citizens of Evans County.

 

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Evans County Cooperative Extension

UGA Extension Evans County works through a unique partnership through state and local county government, the University of Georgia and the US Department of Agriculture. Extension strives to enrich the lives of it's constituents through education programing in a many different program areas including:  

Our Mission

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

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Upcoming Events
  • Mar 28 - Apr 3 Postponed - 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/ Chevy Chase, GA - (544.0 Miles)
  • Apr 2 Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Class Series The Master Gardener Extension program is designed to train volunteers so that they become highly skilled in the area of horticulture. The individual agrees to volunteer 50 hours within a year following the completion of training. The cost of the program is $140.00 which includes a textbook, a name badge, one-year membership in the GMGA and all other class materials. Classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00am to 12:00pm beginning April 2 and concluding on June 16, 2020, at the Dougherty County Extension Office at 125 Pine Ave., Suite 100 in Albany. Please contact our office to get an application and return it to the address at the top of the application no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 12, 2020. For more information or questions regarding the upcoming MGEV Program in Dougherty County, please contact James Morgan at (229) 436-7216 Albany, GA - (544.0 Miles)
  • Apr 3 - Apr 4 (Postponed) State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/judging-teams/dairy/ Athens, GA - (150.0 Miles)
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