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UGA Extension agents, staff and trained volunteers keep local communities informed through county Extension offices. We offer reliable information and programs in the areas of agriculture, food, families, the environment, and 4-H youth development. Let us help you learn, grow, and do more!
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4-H Youth Development

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Below are some of 4-H's most broadly useful resources from the Georgia 4-H website. Please contact us for more information about participating in any of these programs through this county office.

4-H Resources:
 
Summer Camp County offices promote and coordinate 4-H summer camp experiences unlike any other in the county. Counties travel to unique 4-H centers across the state offering fun, friendship and adventure for over 8,000 4-H'ers each summer. Visit the Georgia 4-H Website
 
Environmental Education The Georgia 4-H Environmental Education Program is one of the nation’s largest and oldest providers of local environmental education, serving over 45,000 people annually. The research-based curriculum provides hands-on learning experiences aligned with Georgia Performance Standards.
 
Livestock Program The Georgia 4-H Livestock Program gives students the opportunity to practice and acquire new knowledge in the fields of animal science, business, time management and leadership.
 
Project Achievement This core program showcases the work and success of 4-H'ers through presentations and portfolios on numerous topics. Members compete against their peers at the local, district and state levels in an effort to master their project.
Become a Volunteer The Georgia 4-H Foundation relies heavily on the efforts of volunteers to help coordinate and organize yearly alumni & friends events. If you are interested in serving as a volunteer, read more about becoming a volunteer at the Georgia 4-H website.
 
Project S.A.F.E. Project S.A.F.E. (Shooting Awareness, Fun and Education) is a curriculum based and designed to assist young people in personal development, establish a personal environmental ethic and explore life-long vocational and avocational activities.
Military Programs UGA Extension Military Outreach builds partnerships and provides programs that help Georgia military families find positive ways to cope with the stress of military life.
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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 Cristina deRevere, 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, Clint Thompson, Cristina deRevere | Published: 8/29/2019
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Upcoming Events
Sep 19 ServSafe® Manager Certification Course and Exam Swainsboro, GA - (195.0 miles) 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).
Sep 19 Artificial Insemination for Cattle Workshop Concord, GA - (111.0 miles) 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
Sep 19 Super Science FUN! Watkinsville, GA - (89.0 miles) Young children are naturally curious. In their pursuit of knowledge and to find out “why”, they experiment in many ways. This course promotes setting up developmentally appropriate science centers.
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