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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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Upcoming Events
  • Oct 19 - Oct 20 Produce Safety Alliance Virtual Grower Training The course will include remote delivery over two days. Each day, trainers will spend approximately four hours of instruction time covering content contained in these seven modules: · Introduction to produce safety · Worker health and hygiene · Soil amendments · Wildlife, domesticated animals and land use · Agricultural water (production and postharvest water) · Postharvest handling and sanitation · How to develop a farm food safety plan
    • Virtual Event
  • Oct 21 ServSafe 2-day Training University of Georgia Cooperative Extension/Henry County provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office.
    • McDonough, GA - (87.0 Miles)
  • Oct 21 Children Act Fast, and So Do Poisons This 2-hour session will discuss the importance of helping children recognize how to create & maintain healthy poison prevention habits. The class will be offered in-person with limited seats and virtually via ZOOM. The ZOOM link will be sent to those wanting to participate virtually once you register for the class.
    • Watkinsville, GA - (108.0 Miles)
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What is UGA Extension?

A partnership of the University of Georgia, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and counties of the state cooperating. UGA Extension is on the forefront of food safety, technology, research, and education; keeping Georgia’s economy strong and making life better for Georgians.

UGA Extension Floyd County links the resources of the University of Georgia, Fort Valley State University, and Floyd County to provide educational programs, information, and assistance to citizens. UGA Extension Floyd County helps the citizens of Floyd County by addressing the following initiatives:

  • Family and Economic Well-Being
  • Conservation and Management of Natural Resources
  • Agriculture Programming and Research Opportunities
  • Improving Nutrition, Diet and Health
  • Water Quality
  • Youth Leadership
  • 4-H Youth Development Program
  • Service Learning / Citizenship
     

Mission

To extend learning from the University of Georgia to the everyday lives of Georgians through current, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

Our Promise

To provide practical education you can trust, to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future.


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  • Rock Eagle Chapel Rock Eagle Chapel Nearly destroyed by fire in 2019, the Rock Eagle Chapel at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center was restored with the help of generous donations from supporters. By Arch D. Smith II | Published: 10/19/2021
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