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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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Normal Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 8a.m.-12; 1p.m.-5p.m.

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed



COVID-19 Update: 7/07/20

Our office is currently open, however, we are following the below guidelines for the safety of our clients and staff: 

  • Only one person is permitted to enter the office at a time 
  • Facemasks are required for entry
  • Please do not enter if you feel ill 
  • Please maintain a distance of 6ft from others while inside the building

 Thank you for your understanding. Please call our office to determine how we can best meet your needs.

 

CARES Act Funding Information for Small Businesses

Governor Brian P. Kemp and the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provided an overview of the funding allocated by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This critical funding will help small businesses keep workers employed during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Find more information about the CARES Act in the links below.

https://www.georgiasbdc.org/georgia-small-business-recovery/

https://gov.georgia.gov/press-releases/2020-04-02/gov-kemp-university-georgias-sbdc-provide-overview-cares-act-funding

 

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Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

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Extension News
  • Precision Ag Specialist Precision Ag Specialist Simerjeet "Simer" Virk is now an assistant professor and precision agriculture Extension specialist at UGA-Tifton. By Josh Paine | Published: 8/13/2020
  • No insect apocalypse No insect apocalypse Long-term ecological site study shows no net insect changes By Josh Paine | Published: 8/11/2020
  • COVID-19 Cell Immunity COVID-19 Cell Immunity First study to show taste bud cell immunity from contact with virus particle. By Charlene Betourney | Published: 8/10/2020
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Upcoming Events
  • Aug 14 Lunch & Learn: Snakes of Georgia Free virtual learning session with Jessica Warren, ANR Agent. This is a one hour class designed to provide an educational learning opportunity for our community on a topic relevant to the coastal Georgia environment. This is a series of classes that will be held once a month on the second Friday of each month June through December. Classes will be held 12-1pm. Classes are free and open to the public. Registration is required for each session desired. A press release with all offered classes is attached. An email will be sent with the link to attend each individual session on the day prior to the class. - (18.0 Miles)
  • Aug 17 "A Trip To The Feed Store: Deciphering Feed Tags" -- Horse Owners Virtual Seminar Series This FREE and VIRTUAL series is hosted by UGA Cooperative Extension and is appropriate for any level of horse enthusiast-- all are welcome! Monday nights in August at 7 PM via Zoom. Registration is required and limited to first 300 people at: http://tinyurl.com/UGAHorseOwnersSeries - (191.0 Miles)
  • Aug 18 How To Sell My Beef To The Public UGA Extension and Georgia Department of Agriculture speakers will discuss regulations, licensing, and best practices for selling your farm-raised beef to the public. There will also be testimonials from Georgia beef producers. The webinar is free, but you must pre-register at https://cattlemensprogram08182020.eventbrite.com/ - (215.0 Miles)
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