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fileJunior/Senior Portfolio workshop held on July 29 at the Fannin County Extension office from 1-5pm. Contact the Extension 4-H Office to register. Work on your project achievement portfolio with Town, Gilmer, and Fannin 4-H'ers!
fileSewing Camp will be held for any 4th-12th grader on July 8-12 from 9am-12pm. 4-H'ers will get to learn the basics of sewing from professionals. Call the office at 706-632-3061 to register today! Limited spots available!
fileMiiddle school 4-H Meeting held on July 11th at 1pm at the Extension/4-H office. There will be a fun lesson, activity and an update on upcoming 4-H event events.

From Our Blog- A Fruitful Discussion

Carpenter bees may cause damage to homes and wooden structures Posted by caesweb on Mar 28, 2022
As spring brings warmer temperatures and the dormant world begins to wake, we’re seeing all sorts of plant an animal activity in our yards. If you’re one of the many homeowners noticing small sawdust piles appearing on your wooden porch or around your home, take note as this is a sure sign that you have […]
Advective Freeze Warning for Fruit Growers Posted by Dr. David Lockwood, Fruit and Nut Crops Extension Specialist and Ashley Hoppers, UGA Extension Agent on Mar 11, 2022
Over the weekend we are anticipating a classic “advective freeze” event, which does not bode will for southeastern fruit growers. An arctic air mass is moving across the country that is projected to affect the entire eastern portion of the country.  With it, daytime conditions may be cool to cold, cloudy to clear and windy.  At […]
The gift that keeps on giving
The gift that keeps on giving Posted by caesweb on Feb 11, 2022
Did your vegetable garden, fruit orchard, or pasture not perform as you would have hoped last year? While environmental extremes, such as excessive rain or dry spells, and pests and diseases can cause trouble, rarely is one factor to blame for an ailing garden. Regardless of what the causal agents may be, a very good […]
  • Pearl Millet for Pollinators
    Pearl Millet for Pollinators A new study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service and University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has found that pearl millet, an annual grass suited for conditions in the Southeast U.S., is a good food source for some pollinators. By Jessica Ryan | Published: 6/20/2024
  • Ross Memorial Distinguished Professor
    Ross Memorial Distinguished Professor Joseph McHugh has been named the Herbert H. and Jean A. Ross Memorial Distinguished Professor of Insect Systematics and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. By Jordan Powers | Published: 6/18/2024
  • Protecting the Georgia coast
    Protecting the Georgia coast University of Georgia students clean up the Georgia marsh and get rid of invasive plants. By Shannah Montgomery | Published: 6/17/2024
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Upcoming Events

Jun 21 - Jun 24 State 4-H Council Eatonton, GA 4-H Event
Jun 24 ServSafe Manager One-Day Training Lawrenceville, GA The ServSafe Food Safety Training Program leads the way in providing current and comprehensive educational materials to the food service industry. The ServSafe for Managers class and Exam is recognized by more federal, state, and local jurisdictions than any other food safety certification and in Georgia, food safety certification is required by law. The University of Georgia Extension in Gwinnett is pleased to offer the SERV Safe for Managers Certification Class and Exam. Class, Book, and Test $150 Retest - $70 Contact: Ines Beltran at or at 678-477-4014
Jun 26 - Jun 29 State 4-H Officer Training Athens, GA 4-H Training

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