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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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  • Burton’s 75-year Celebration Burton’s 75-year Celebration Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island recently celebrated 75 years of operation as an important hub for environmental education in southeast Georgia. By Josie Smith | Published: 12/1/2021
  • ACC Sculpture ACC Sculpture Sculpture for UGA Extension in Athens-Clarke County inspires community members to treat the planet with respect. By Carly Alyse Mirabile | Published: 11/30/2021
  • New Bacteria Species New Bacteria Species Similar to a known pathogen, the new species causes disease in onion seedlings. By Leonor Sierra | Published: 11/29/2021
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Upcoming Events
  • Dec 3 - Dec 5 Project SAFE Certified Coaches' Training 4-H SAFE training
    • Eatonton, GA - (72.0 Miles)
  • Dec 4 Living Well Rockdale's Virtual Healthy Holiday Summit Have your pie and eat it too! Join UGA Extension and the Living Well Rockdale team for a fun morning aimed to get you in the holiday spirit and equip you and your family to enjoy it without guilt! Come for one session or all five! We'll have stretching, "reindeer games", walking fitness, and holiday recipe ideas! Schedule: 9:00 - Welcome 9:15 - Jolly without the Jiggle (Healthy Holiday Eating) 10:00 - Walking in a Winter Wonderland (Walking Fitness) 10:30 - Stretch from Head to Mistle-toe (Stretch and Flex) 11:00 - Hands-on Holiday Treats (Cook-a-long) 11:30 - Reindeer Games & Snow-ga (Fit Family Fun) RSVP at https://tinyurl.com/LWRholidaysummit
    • Virtual Event
  • Dec 9 Practicing Self-Care This 2-hour session will focus on how caring for yourself is important for your health, and it is directly related to your ability to care for others. 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 - (40.0 Miles)
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