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The mission of UGA Extension is to extend lifelong learning to the people of Georgia through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

 


Franklin County Extension Blog
  • Franklin County Cloverleaf 4-H’ers Attend Camp at Wahsega 4-H Center Posted by on Jun 14, 2019 Written by: Raleigh Dawson, Franklin County 4-H Agent Franklin County Cloverleaf 4-H’ers discovered that not all classrooms have four walls last week at Wahsega 4-H Center. Throughout the duration of their week at camp various activities and labs allowed attendees to connect the standards taught in the classroom to real...
  • Franklin County 4-H’ers Compete at State Livestock Judging Contest Posted by on Apr 1, 2019 Written by:  Raleigh Dawson, Franklin County 4-H Agent The Georgia 4-H State Livestock Judging contest was held last Saturday, March 23rd, at the University of Georgia Livestock Arena in Athens. Competitors from all over the state gathered to judge classes of cattle, hogs, sheep, and goats. In a livestock judging...
  • Franklin County 4-H’ers excel during Cloverleaf Project Achievement Posted by on Apr 1, 2019 Written by: Raleigh Dawson, Franklin County 4-H Agent Cloverleaf Project Achievement was held last Saturday, March 23rd, in Jackson County. There were 319 competitors who gathered to share their research based presentations to a panel of expert judges. Cloverleaf Project Achievement empowers 4th-6th graders with communication, confidence, research, and presentation...
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Extension News
  • 4-H Week link Georgia has one of the largest state 4-H programs in the country. By Cristina deRevere | Published: 9/17/2019
  • Whitefly Management link USDA grant provides funding for researchers at three different institutions: UGA, Fort Valley State University and USDA-ARS. By Clint Thompson | Published: 9/13/2019
  • Land Judging link Liberty County Senior Team to represent Georgia at the 2020 National Land Judging Competition. By Cristina deRevere | Published: 8/29/2019
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Upcoming Events
  • Sep 19 - Sep 20 SRTLC - Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference The Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference (SRTLC) is the first-of-its-kind, multi-state 4-H conference created to bring together 4-H teens and adults to empower and inspire them to make a positive change across the Southern Region through leadership development and youth-adult partnerships. https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/citizenship/military-programs/schedule-of-events/southern-region-teen-leadership-conference/ Crossville, GA - (146.0 Miles)
  • Sep 19 ServSafe® Manager Certification Course and Exam The 2-Day ServSafe® program provides food safety training, exams and educational materials to foodservice managers. Students can earn the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification, accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Conference for Food Protection (CFP). Swainsboro, GA - (136.0 Miles)
  • Sep 19 Artificial Insemination for Cattle Workshop Participants will develop a better understanding of artificial insemination of cattle through lecture and hands-on sessions during the workshop. Topics Include: -Artificial Insemination Process -Preparing cattle for Artificial Insemination -Equipment -Frequent AI Problems Hands-On Sections Include: -Practice on reproductive tracts -Preparing semen straws and testing viability -Insemination of live cattle Concord, GA - (110.0 Miles)
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