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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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Franklin County Extension Blog
  • Asian Giant Hornet Posted by on May 21, 2020 A flurry of recent press coverage has created a surge of interest in the Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia. The coverage is not traced to any recent event. The insect was found last September 2019 in Vancouver Island (Canada) and again in December 2019 in Washington state. But to date,...
  • 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...
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  • Faculty Exchange Program Faculty Exchange Program UGA was one of two U.S. institutions selected as hosts for the 2022-23 Faculty Exchange Program in African Veterinary Science. By Laurie McLennan | Published: 9/17/2021
  • UGA Radon Program UGA Radon Program UGA’s Agricultural and Environmental Services Laboratories radon program has influenced national standards in radon testing. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 9/16/2021
  • Young Senegalese Farmers Young Senegalese Farmers In a Sept. 22 webinar, researchers from UGA and Virginia Tech will present early findings from research exploring why young people abandon agriculture in Senegal, where more than 1,000 peanut-growing households were surveyed. By Allison Floyd | Published: 9/16/2021
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Upcoming Events
  • Sep 20 Northeast Georgia Master Cattlemen's Program The UGA Beef Team is excited to offer the Master Cattlemen's Program. This program involves detailed, in-depth educational seminars related to beef cattle. The program lasts 8 weeks and meets on Monday evenings Sept 13-Nov 1 from 6:30pm-8:30pm. This program is being co-hosted by Madison and Oglethorpe Counties.
    • Crawford, GA - (33.0 Miles)
  • Sep 21 Georgia Master Naturalist The Georgia Master Naturalist program is a series of weekly programs with specific environmental topics. This program is a hands-on environmental education course that explores habitats and ecosystems in Georgia and human impacts on those environments. This program is a combination of lectures and outside hands-on learning through field studies and relevant resources. An informed person can help make changes in their lives as well as their community and safeguard the environment. After completing this fun and interactive program, Georgia Master Naturalists are encouraged to share their knowledge with their communities by volunteering in local schools or nature centers. Barrow County topics: Basic Ecology, Native Plants and Pollinators, Water Conservation; Trees of Georgia; mammals of Georgia; Herpetology; Fish and Fisheries; Birds of Georgia; Edible Plants; Forest Management; Invasive Plants, and more!
    • Winder, GA - (34.0 Miles)
  • Sep 21 Lunch and Learn / Cool Season Forages for Cattle Lunch and Learn program for Oglethorpe County area beef producers. Guest speaker will be Carole Knight, Madison County Extension.
    • Crawford, GA - (33.0 Miles)
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