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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
  • Jul 25 - Aug 8 Statewide 4-H Pre-Planning 4-H events planning
    • Athens, GA - (108.0 Miles)
  • Jul 28 - Aug 2 Southern Regional Horse Championship https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/horse-programs/state-horse-show-and-educational-contest/
    • Perry, GA - (153.0 Miles)
  • Jul 30 Preserving Foods Safely Join us for a food preservation session on how to preserve food for you and your family. Participants will receive UGA food preservation publications, recipes and researched-based food safety information for home canning, freezing and drying foods.
    • Garden City, GA - (277.0 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.


  • Vineyard Internships Vineyard Internships A partnership between CAES and the Winegrowers Association of Georgia offers students an opportunity to explore the world of viticulture and enology. By Caroline Hinton | Published: 7/28/2021
  • Sleep Solutions Sleep Solutions Bedtimes can make a difference in children's mood and ability at school. By Christina Conner | Published: 7/27/2021
  • Hemp Genetics Hemp Genetics UGA study finds a high level of inconsistency among hemp accessions and plants, the researchers caution growers to carefully evaluate their crops. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 7/26/2021
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