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Forsyth County Extension News & Events:

 

We have moved our new address is 5110 Piney Grove Rd Cumming Ga 30040. 

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Woodland Stewards - A Regional Extension Program for Landowners

Join this course to learn more about managing your woodlands!

PREVENTING T2 INFORMATION SESSION with Barbara Worley  

Lasagna Composting

2020 Community Arbor Day Celebration

2020 Master Gardener Plant Sale

2020 Plant Sale Vendor Application

 

Hurricane Preparation and Safety Tips

Storm Safety Tips

Did you see our news article for 4-H? you can read it here by clicking one of the photos below

 

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Emergency Storm Preparedness Tips

When Georgia Produce is in Season

Kroger Community Rewards

You can help support our local 4-H program by signing up for Kroger Community Rewards. With this program, a small percentage of your purchase will come back to our 4-H Club here in Forsyth County at no cost to you. Click the link below for sign up information!

Kroger Community 4-H Rewards

To access your special tickets, please go to sixflags.com/PartnerLogin or click the link below, then log into the site with the username and password provided.

Special Ticket Link:

https://sixflags.com/partnerlogin?m=31357

Username:  Forsyth4HOG

Password: (Password is Numeric & Case Sensitive):  SixFlags10


UGA Extension has been teaching people how to grow food for over 100 years. We also support homeowners with information about lawn and landscape care, water conservation, gardening safety, pollinator protection, backyard chickens, and enjoying the natural world.

Our Mission

Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture and natural resources, family and consumer sciences, and 4-H youth development.

UGA Extension Forsyth County is part of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences. We are also an educational resource for the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners and the Forsyth County Board of Education.

UGA Extension offers educational programs, assistance, and materials to all people without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap status.

Information can be accessed by way of phone calls, e-mail, classes, newsletters, this website, newspaper columns, and community alerts throughout the year. Learn more about UGA Extension.


Extension Job Postings: Forsyth County   

Forsyth County Horticulture Educator position available.   For complete job description and to apply click here:   https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/142320

 


Upcoming Events
  • Feb 19 - Feb 23 Georgia Junior National Livestock Show Georgia Junior National Livestock Show Perry, GA - (125.0 Miles)
  • Feb 22 - Feb 24 NEW Communications & Technology Team Retreat The Georgia 4-H Communications & Technology Team members are invited to a weekend retreat to complete projects in the areas of photography, videography, podcasting, computer graphics, and GPS/GIS. Eatonton, GA - (78.0 Miles)
  • Feb 22 Farm to School Farmer Forum Barrow County School Nutrition is actively seeking more locally produced food to serve in their cafeterias and is willing to pay competitive prices and accept both small and large quantities. Farmers, please join us for the following sessions aimed at increasing local procurement. This event is free due to funding by a USDA Farm to School grant. Session materials, coffee, refreshments, and lunch by Chef John Huff are included as a part of this program. - Selling to the School, our local school nutrition coordinators will discuss the ins and outs of selling local agricultural products to the school, followed by a Q&A, and facilitated discussion on how to make the process more workable for all involved - Food Safety on the Farm, review of on-farm and transportation food safety - Maintaining Quality through Harvest and Post-Harvest Practices, UGA Extension specialist Dr. Tim Coolong will discuss best practices for harvest and post-harvest storage to maintain peak quality of locally grown produce. Winder, GA - (32.0 Miles)
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Staff Listing

Extension Newsletter

This monthly newsletter offers information about programs currently happening in Forsyth County Extension. Check out the current issue at the beginning of every month!

2020 January Extension Newsletter

2019 October Extension Newsletter

2019 August Extension Newsletter

2019 February Extension Newsletter

 

for previous newsletters please visit this page: Archived Newsletters